Recruitment drive for more paramedics is launched - The Worcester Observer

Recruitment drive for more paramedics is launched

Worcester Editorial 27th Dec, 2023   0

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service will be recruiting more than 400 student paramedics in 2024 and people are being urged to apply.

Applications are now open.

Trust bosses are appealing to people who are fed up with their 9 to 5 job and have a passion for helping others or those set to leave college and not sure of what to do next.

The service said: “Think you’ve got what it takes to be a paramedic? We’ve got just the job opportunity for you.”

There are a total of 424 vacancies across Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Hereford-shire, the Black Country and Staffordshire.

WMAS recruitment manager Louise Jones said:




“Our exceptionally popular student paramedic programme opened to applicants as we work to further bolster our frontline staffing levels across the whole of our region.

“If you’re ready for a change of career, have always had a passion for helping others, or if you’ve just finished studying and are finding the right career path for you, this could be it.


“For those looking for further information, we have a dedicated microsite about our student paramedic programme.

“This which includes everything you need to know about entry criteria, the application and assessment process as well as the training programme once you begin.

“So I would urge anyone considering this fantastic opportunity to visit wmascareers.uk in the first instance.”

The closing date for the vacancies is January 1.

Visit jobs.nhs.uk/candidate and search for the reference number: C9217-256-23-24 for more information.

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