Trainee Emergency Ambulance Crew (Apprenticeship)

Trainee Emergency Ambulance Crew (Apprenticeship)

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Website London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

As an Emergency Ambulance Crew you will deliver emergency and urgent care to a wide range of patient groups, working as an independent practitioner alongside either an HCPC registered Paramedic or other suitably qualified member of staff in the provision of high quality effective clinical care.

Training: As a TEAC you will complete an 18 month apprenticeship programme which includes an initial training course during the first 5 months and then 13 months on the job training (supported by course tutors) including recording experiences and collecting evidence to demonstrate growing knowledge and skills. Please be advised you cannot take any annual leave during the first 6-7 months of training. 

Training salary:  70% of the top of Band 5 for the first 6 months; £22,074. 75% of top of Band 5 from month 7 to month 18; £23,651. High Cost Allowance (HCAS) will be in addition to this. Outer London; minimum of £3,898 and Inner London; minimum of £4,608 pro rata per annum. HCAS will depend on where the training location is based.

Driving requirements: All applicants need to have minimum 1 year driving experience, a current manual driving licence, valid in the UK, with a maximum of 3 penalty points and at least a C1 provisional licence at the time of application. A driving licence summary check will be requested from all applicants at pre-screening stage to evidence this entitlement. Please be advised that your application will be rejected if you do not hold a C1 provisional licence. 

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London Ambulance Service are one of the world’s busiest ambulance services. We have around 8,000 staff and volunteers in our Service: around 3,300 frontline crews in ambulance stations across London, 500 people in our two 999 control rooms and hundreds of support staff based in our offices across the city. We also have two 111 control centres, in Barking and Croydon.

Working for us is an experience like no other, in a city like no other. Whatever your role you’ll be helping people who need us the most.

Together, we all play a key part in making sure that we can respond to anyone needing our help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities across everything we do, in terms of employment and training, providing services and our engagement and decision making. We welcome diversity and look for self-motivated, enthusiastic people from all backgrounds who care about making a difference.

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