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Newly Qualified Paramedic

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Central Division / North Division / South Division
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a Plus unsocial hours in line with section 2
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Newly Qualified Paramedic or not long out of University? We're offering tailored bespoke training plus a 3 week familiarisation course. We are also offering a relocation package of up to �8,000.

Please indicate on your application form which Division/Base Locations would be your preferred choice of work. Please see the attached Application Guidance Notes for the cluster/station list.

We're committed to developing staff and support post-registration education such as clinical decision making, minor injuries management, and research.

We invest in your future and encourage progression such as HART, Trauma, or Locality Manager and Advanced Paramedic the opportunities are endless.

We need you to have a valid UK driving license with a C1 category & declare any penalty points.

The North East is an incredible location, we have: Low cost living and shorter commute times. House prices here are 37% less than the UK average.

Newcastle was awarded 'best city to bring up a family in the UK' and voted happiest city/best for quality of life and Lonely Planet described the North of the UK as most exciting, beautiful, friendly region in England.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will work as part of an ambulance crew for the assessment, care, treatment and transportation of emergency, urgent and routine calls providing advanced clinical interventions, including drug therapies at scene and may administer medication within PGD guidelines. Undertake emergency blue light driving and working in a variety of locations including ambulance/rapid response vehicle, patients homes, primary care settings and accident and emergency care departments.

In addition the post-holder will work with colleagues to provide the highest quality of care out of hospital by competent practitioners.

Support the development of an integrated approach to patient care working with other primary and secondary care providers to maximise the number of patients treated locally and left at home.

About us

We employ 3,500 staff in 63 locations and serve a population of 2,600,000 in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, and Tees over 3230 square miles.

Many people think the job of the ambulance service is to collect patients and take them to hospital, but we do much more!

Paramedic skills have developed hugely in recent years, meaning we carry out more treatment at the scene and en-route to hospital.

We have a dedicated clinical assessment service that allows us to provide patients with the most appropriate care from the beginning of the patient journey.

We have a specialised branch of the Trust called HART which deal with explosions or terrorist attacks.

Ultimately patients are the heart of everything that we do to support our mission of safe, effective and responsive care for all.

We value and respect the diversity employees bring to our workplace. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To ensure we deliver on our aims in relation to diversity and inclusion we assess ourselves against a range of frameworks. We are ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Princes Responsible Business Network and are achieving across all objectives in NHS Equality Delivery System.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure you take a look at the job description attached for full details of duties and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registered Paramedic - or in 3rd year of study for NQP
  • Possess a full current driving licence, valid in the UK and essential for it to cover category C1 vehicles or Obtained Provisional C1 with theory passed at the time of application

Employer details

Employer name

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust


NEAS Trust wide

Central Division / North Division / South Division

NE15 8NY

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