We are currently seeking Qualified Paramedics to join our Leicestershire A& E Division.
Candidates who are successful at shortlisting stage will be informed of the next stages of the process in due course. The selection process will likely include a mix of clinical scenarios/assessments and interview.Main duties of the job
As a Band 6 paramedic you are expected to provide guidance and support to newly qualified paramedics, associate ambulance practitioners/technicians and care assistants. You will need to evidence that you are up to date and have maintained continual professional development as a paramedic.
You will already hold your C1 category on your driving license and you will need to provide evidence that you have completed a qualification allowing you to drive under blue light conditions in a C1 size vehicle (examples, IHCD D1/D2 or Futurequals Emergency Ambulance Driving).About us
The post holder will report to the Station Manager and the Tactical Commander for the locality. The Divisional Senior Clinical Leader will also support with their development and the Head of Operations oversees the locality. The social element of the role will involve working in a positive team that supports each other. The DSCL will also run regular training sessions to cover all aspects of the role.
The Trust has a wide range of support available to staff including but not limited to the peer to peer and pastoral care network, TRiM practitioners and Chaplaincy. Additionally, the Trust has an emphasis on health & wellbeing, mental health support and building professional resilience.
EMAS is an inclusive employer and would particularly welcome applications from BAME graduates. Additionally, the Trust is 'Disability Confident Committed'. EMAS have a wide range of staff groups that Paramedics may wish to join, including our BAME group and LGBTQ+ staff group. We always encourage staff to get involved.
EMAS has been assessed as 'Good' by the healthcare regulator (the CQC). Please take time to review our report. We are proud of our achievement (Good) and outstanding status in the 'caring domain' and strive to be outstanding in all areas. Paramedics are an important part in this.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To adopt a proactive approach to the compliance with all policies, procedures and clinical guidelines as dictated by the trust ensuring you keep within the scope of practice of a HCPC paramedic.
Maintain professional registration and fully comply with the HCPC standards of proficiency and the standards of conduct, performance and ethics at all times.
Attend mandatory education courses that are essential for maintaining professional registration and/or organisational development.
To ensure a continuous duty of care to patients as required by local policies and the relevant HCPC standards and act within the defined scope of practice applicable to the role. Ensuring the patient is continually and safely monitored until the patient is transferred to the care of another health care provider or discharged into the care of the safety netting provider.
Carries out daily vehicle and equipment checks ensuring any defects are promptly reported in line with locally agreed policies. Ensures equipment stock levels are within trust guidelines and that equipment is safe and ready to use. Ensure all drugs that the post holder is responsible for are in date and sealed and that all paperwork is filled out correctly. Any discrepancies should be reported to a line manager as soon as is possible dependant on operational demand. For a full list of job responsibilities, please see job description and person specification included.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- HCPC-approved Paramedic qualification (IHCD, DipHE, FDSc, BSc)
- Full clean driving licence including Category A - old style licence - or Categories C1 - new style licence
- Ambulance Emergency Driving Certificate
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- Post graduate qualification in a related health topic
East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS TrustAddress
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