Thursday 24th March 2015 – 3.45pm – Chris Kowalik.
West Midlands Ambulance Service is once again looking to give hundreds of people the chance to become a paramedic. We will not only train you to become a lifesaver, we’ll pay you to do it too!
The new roles are being created to increase the paramedic workforce of the Trust still further; we already have one of the highest skill mixes in the country. It will also help Trust to meet the increased demand that we have been experiencing.
Trust Chief Executive Anthony Marsh said: “As a paramedic you will have one of the most amazing careers; saving lives and helping people in their hour of need.
“As someone who has worked in the ambulance service for over 25 years, I know just how rewarding the job can be.”
There are student paramedic positions available within the Black Country, Birmingham, Staffordshire and Coventry & Warwickshire.
The 30-month training course will lead to you becoming a state registered paramedic.
To apply, you need to hold a minimum of 5 GCSEs (inc. English, Maths and Science) plus an A – Level qualification or equivalent. In addition, successful applicants must demonstrate a passion to deliver excellent patient care and hold a full UK driving licence with no more than 3 points. You must also have a Category C1 licence, a provisional C1 or have applied to gain one with DVLA.
Candidates must fully complete the application form via NHS Jobs. Search under “West Midlands Ambulance Service” for job reference 217-VN325-15-16
Applications must be made before 11.59pm on Monday 4th April 2016.
You can request a paper application by calling the Recruitment Team on 01384 215 896.
Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and medical clearance (you will be advised of the process by WMAS).