Trainee Ambulance Technicians

January 2015 Intake  -Trainee Ambulance Technicians

TRAINEE RELIEF AMBULANCE TECHNICIAN         BAND 4 - £19,202 - £22,236 pro rata per annum

Applications are invited for the above vacancies based within various ambulance station locations.

The successful applicant for the Ambulance Technician post will be enrolled on the new clinical programme which leads to a “Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) in Ambulance Studies”.  The programme is delivered over a 12 month period during which you will spend the first 11 weeks at our Scottish Ambulance Academy based within Glasgow Caledonian University.  After the 11 weeks, you will progress to your allocated Ambulance Station to undertake “practice placement”.  All applicants will also be required to complete the 3 week “Emergency Response Driving Education and Training Programme”. 

The next course will commence in January 2015. As it is a mandatory requirement to hold the appropriate category of driving licence to be a Trainee Ambulance Technician, at the point of making an application, all candidates must already possess a provisional C1 licence with a view to attaining the full C1 Licence prior to attending GCU.

All candidates will be required to satisfy the following recruitment and entry requirements:

• A&E Fitness Test
• Interview
• Occupational Health Screening/Medical
• Satisfactory application to the PVG (Disclosure) Scheme
• 2 Highers at grade C and 5 Standard Grades at level 3, to include English and a science subject for the Ambulance Technician post

Frequently Asked Questions

The starting salary for Technician Students is £16,677 pro rata per annum, rising to £19,202 pro rata per annum on successful completion of the Cert HE in Ambulance Studies.  This will increase in annual increments to £22,236 pro rata per annum, subject to annual development reviews.

Closing Date Thursday 9 October 2014.

Before you apply please answer the Eligibility Questionnaire by clicking here and then register your interest.


A&E Ambulance Crew

Job Title: Qualified Ambulance Technicians and State Registered Paramedics (Relief)
Job Ref: SW4535
Location: Various locations within South West Division
Salary: Band 4 or Band 5
Job Type: A&E Ambulance Crew
Closing Date: Friday 17 October 2014