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Graduate Paramedic

Are you a student and due to qualify in pre-hospital care resulting in registration as a Paramedic with the HCPC? If so, we’re recruiting Graduate Paramedics now!

We are currently recruiting Graduate Paramedics to join the only Care Quality Commission rated ‘Outstanding’ ambulance service in the country!

If you’re a student, independently studying at University, and are shortly due to complete your relevant qualification in pre-hospital care resulting in registration as a Paramedic with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC), this role is for you!

The Graduate Paramedic programme is a structured approach to properly integrate and support newly qualified paramedics into the ambulance service workplace, enabling time to consistently apply academic knowledge, skills and placement experience into confident practice, the newly-qualified paramedic (NQP) will be expected to undertake a two-year consolidation of learning. This will include reflective practice and feedback, where through direct and indirect clinical supervision they will learn to apply their knowledge.

Applicants who haven’t already completed a placement with our Trust, the assessment process will be split into two stages; an initial Advanced Life Support (ALS) assessment and subject to successful completion of this you will then be invited to attend a final selection day to complete the remaining assessments which consists of a driving assessment, fitness assessment, interview, clinical OSCE and VIVA clinical case study.

Applicants who have already completed placements with our Trust during their studies, will undertake an assessment date which consists of a driving & fitness assessment and a formal interview.

On commencement with the Trust successful candidates will be placed onto an induction programme which includes a full clinical introduction to West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and the 4 week Level 3 Emergency Response Ambulance Driving qualification. Please note the induction is on a pass or fail basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity to put your qualifications into practice so to find out more and to apply please visit NHS Jobs . The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th June 2018.