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Ambulance Paramedic

 A career from studying English, Mathematics and Science - Ambulance Paramedic

 

Ambulance paramedics deal with medical emergencies. They also deal with non-emergency tasks such as hospital admissions, discharges and transfers.

They usually work as part of a rapid response team dealing with a range of situations.

If you like variety, work well under pressure and want to work in medical care, this could be a perfect job for you.

Ambulance paramedics need to complete a university degree in paramedic science, or get on to a student paramedic course at an ambulance service trust. You’ll also need excellent driving skills and a complete knowledge of the Highway Code. You’ll need a good level of fitness, and be able to make decisions under pressure.

  •  Hours - 37.5 per week
  • Starting salary  - £21,388 plus

 

For further information on how to become an Ambulance Paramedic and / or search for related careers please visit:

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobprofiles/Pages/ambulanceparamedic.aspx