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. Given the short timescale and requirement to be registered with Glasgow Caledonian University 6 weeks ahead of the course, it will be mandatory that all applicants already hold a category “C1” driving licence to apply.

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

Special Operations Response Teams (SORT)

Job Title: Head of Service (Specialist Operations)
Job Ref: NRRD4524
Location: Newbridge, Edinburgh
Salary: AfC Band 8B, £46,164 - £57,069
Job Type: Special Operations Response Teams (SORT)
Closing Date: Friday 26 September 2014

Support Staff

Job Title: Fleet Maintenance Manager
Job Ref: FLT4522
Location: Glasgow City Workshop
Salary: AfC Band 6 - £26,041 - £34,876
Job Type: Support Staff
Closing Date: Friday 26 September 2014
Job Title: Fleet Operations Manager - Fixed Term for 12 Months
Job Ref: FLT4520
Location: East Division - Base Location Negotiable
Salary: AFC Band 8A – £39,632 - £47,559
Job Type: Support Staff
Closing Date: Friday 26 September 2014
Job Title: Maintenance Chargehand
Job Ref: FLT4494
Location: Dundee Workshop
Salary: AFC Band 5 – £21,602 to £28,180
Job Type: Support Staff
Closing Date: Friday 26 September 2014