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Paramedic (Qualified)

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Experienced Paramedic

Salary: £57,000

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours (shift pattern) Part-time options available (minimum 23 hours a week)

Main duties of the job

If you are an experienced and committed paramedic with an excellent approach to delivering pre-hospital and compassionate patient care, with two years' post-registration experience and one of the following qualifications:BSc, DipHE, FdSc, we'd love to hear from you.

About us

Rapid Response Medical Services Ltd is now one of the largest providers of emergency (999) provision to the NHS, providing hundreds of thousands of hours per year. Rapid Response is one of the only registered apprenticeship providers in the independent sector able to organically grow clinical staff to both AAP and Paramedic level. Our operations are forever growing across the country, including being awarded a large contract within the East of England Area and South Central Ambulance Service.

All applicants who pass the application stage will be expected to attend a one day assessment day which includes a face to face interview, fitness test, ILS/ALS assessment and patient assessment.

​All successful applicants who pass our assessment day will be required to attend a 2 days face to face induction course. This induction course is fully paid and accommodation provided if required.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Operational Delivery
  • Use your advanced driving skills to respond to 999 calls as dispatch by the NHS control room
  • Safely transfer patients to and from ambulances, using specialist equipment and manual handling skills
  • Work alongside other RRMG, Trust and hospital clinicians responding to a range of ambulance activities.
  • Complete thorough handover reports and record all patient treatment information
  • Carry out maintenance and equipment checks of ambulances to ensure they are safe for operational use
  • Carry out all duties, working within the defined scope of practice and adhering to protocols, policies, SOP's and clinical guidelines, seeking appropriate clinical advice and/or support as required.

    Clinical Delivery
  • Deliver high quality patient care across a range of operational activity
  • Operate within the RRMG and trust set scope of practice and ensure high quality, appropriate patient contact and documentation
  • Ensure that RRMG clinical standards are met and exceeded at all times, making effective clinical decisions within guidelines and RRMG policies & procedures
  • Treat patients with respect and dignity and maintain confidentiality in relation to personal data, ensuring it is processed lawfully
  • You will lead the assessment of patients and administer essential care in high pressure situations

Person Specification



  • 2+ years post qualification experience



  • HCPC Registered Paramedic with no restrictions
  • Outside of your NQP Phase (we do have NQP roles)
  • Blue Light Driving Qualification (IHCD or L3CERAD)
  • Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points (no c1 needed)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Rapid Response Medical Services Ltd


Unit C, Building 4000

Westcott Ventre Park


HP18 0XB

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