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Ambulance staff (excluding paramedics)

Average National Salaries (2020)

Age 20

£17,680 pile of coins

Age 35

£29,640 pile of coins

Age 50

£32,760 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £19,760

What does this career do?

Ambulance staff transport sick, injured and convalescent persons and give first aid treatment in emergencies.

Typical tasks

  • helps patients into and out of ambulance
  • drives ambulance or accompanies driver to transport patients to hospitals or other treatment centres and homes
  • ascertains nature of injuries and provides first aid treatment
  • cleans and disinfects ambulance after use and carries out routine care of ambulance equipment
  • replenishes medical supplies in ambulance as necessary.

Current entry requirements

Academic qualifications are not normally required. Entry requirements vary between ambulance services. Entrants must normally have possessed a full clean driving licence for one to two years and have health clearance. Entrants undertake a minimum of 2 weeks training in first aid and patient care. Successful trainees are then attached to an ambulance station where they work under the guidance of a trained supervisor for a probationary period before working unsupervised.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2020)
Female
(2020)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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