Emergency Medical Technician, Southampton

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St John Ambulance (SJA)Southampton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,748.00 once fully qualified
Contract term: Permanent

Emergency Medical Technician

'Everyone who needs it should receive first aid from those around them. No one should suffer for the lack of trained first Aiders'

St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity.

Every year, 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people. Our volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. We’re also always campaigning to raise awareness of first aid and directly educate the public. 

We are looking to appoint a number of emergency and non emergency crews to join our ambulance services function throughout England. In partnership with NHS trusts and other high profile organisations, St John Ambulance transports patients in emergency and non-emergency situations whilst applying a high level of compassionate patient care.

Due to the nature of this role successful candidates must have the ability to work in an emergency ambulance environment and have good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, as well as being able to work as part of a team.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of two years driving experience, hold a full UK driving licence.

We would like to hear from:
• Qualified EMT’s or IHCD technicians with a minimum of 12 months experience in front line work and emergency response driving.
• Military medical personnel.

This role is predominantly for a neonatal transport driver working on a special contract. C1 Licence is desirable.

​Candidates seeking the opportunity to train to become an Emergency Medical Technician - Full training will be provided.

Working for us

We are a constantly evolving team of over 2,500 employees and 15,000 volunteers, together we are united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, first aid training and campaigning to ensure that no one suffers from the lack of First Aiders.

We believe that every team member is integral to our success whether they work in Ambulance Operations, Fundraising, Training or HR and we all play our part in being the difference between a life saved and a life lost.

We are driven by our values of Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Team Work. These values were created by our people at St John Ambulance and they identify how we act. We set our people up for success and many people in the team have had the opportunity to work in a wide variety of roles. For passionate individuals, there are strong opportunities for advancement, training and personal development. 

St John Ambulance respects and embraces diversity and equality across the whole of the organisation, and therefore encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Interview Date: 12th June 2018 

Job location

More about St John Ambulance (SJA)
Address: 27 St John's Lane, London, EC1M 4BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7324 4000
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At St John Ambulance we believe everyone should get the chance to learn how to save a life, so that whenever a first aid emergency occurs, whether in the home, workplace or community, someone is on hand with the skills to help.

Every year, 400,000 pe...