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Qualified Paramedic - Band 6

Employer
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Location
Trustwide
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Paramedic
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Qualified Paramedic

Band 6

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Are you a Qualified Paramedic?Have you completed two year consolidation of learning programme in an ambulance Trust?

Are you ambitious, motivated and calm under pressure?

Applications received from candidates who do not currently have HCPC registration will be withdrawn from contention of the role.

Main duties of the job

A valid UK driving licence with no more than 3 endorsement Any person with a drink driving conviction in the last five years (whether or not spent) will not be considered for the role.

You must hold C1 on your driver's licence in provisional or full to apply, and in full before a start date is confirmed. Any applications received without this entitlement will be withdrawn. C1 training/tests are to be sourced and funded by applicants.

Any person with a drink driving conviction in the last five years (whether spent or unspent) will not be considered for the role.

About us

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.

Our highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place of care if needed.We also provide non-emergency patient transport services for those patients who require non-emergency transport to and from hospital and who are unable to travel unaided because of their medical condition or clinical need.

Alongside the other emergency services, we also work to ensure the safety of the public and treatment of patients in the event of a major incident.

We also deliver the NHS 111 service in the North West. NHS 111 replaced NHS Direct in 2013. This service was introduced to make it easier for people to access local NHS healthcare services in England. It provides non-emergency medical help fast, and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the Job description and Person Specification attached to the advert in full before applying.

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience/ Skills / Abilities

Essential

  • Hold a valid EU Driving License (No more than 3 endorsement points. In exceptional circumstances a maximum of 6 points may be considered)
  • C1 Category entitlement (Please note, this is self funded)
  • Good verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Able to communicate across wide demographic boundaries in an appropriate manner, including where there are barriers to understanding
  • Displays good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate the ability and commitment to providing high quality patient care, appropriate to patient needs
  • Able to operate all appropriate information systems in an efficient and effective manner relevant to this post
  • Able to operate all equipment safely and in accordance with Trust policy, procedures and protocols
  • Respects and applies patient confidentiality at all times
  • Good organizational skills, is able to identify priority pathways and act effectively under pressure
  • Able to produce accurate records in accordance with Trust policy
  • Able to assimilate information and skills through training or personal development, and to apply these practically in the working environment
  • Able to evidence a commitment to personal quality standards
  • Demonstrate relevant appropriate CPD and up to date knowledge
  • Ability to analyse facts and situations and demonstrate appropriate decision making


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Is self-motivated with ability to work within occupational guidelines
  • Displays excellent attention to detail
  • Maintains a flexible and proactive approach to work
  • Demonstrate a commitment to team working
  • Confident and assertive but approachable, sensitive and able to adapt to changing environments
  • Adaptability - especially in a changing environment
  • Professional demeanour
  • Sets high personal standards
  • Display empathy, care and sensitivity


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexible and able to work
  • Physically fit - is able to undertake the manual handling of patients and equipment using appropriate equipment
  • Good attendance record
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Trusts equal opportunity and diversity policies and can demonstrate their incorporation into personal practice.


Qualifications and Education

Essential

  • Registered Paramedic with the Health and Care Professionals Council
  • Successfully completed an IHCD Paramedic Training Programme or a recognised Higher Education Paramedic qualification.
  • Completed two year consolidation of learning programme in an ambulance trust, if appointed on/after 1st September 2016


Employer details

Employer name

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Address

Trustwide

Trustwide

BL1 5DD

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242-4343

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