The College of Paramedics is the professional body for paramedics in the UK.  We are committed to strengthening and developing the profession through providing our members with training, advice and support.  We currently represent nearly 20,000 members who are mainly employed by an NHS Trust, a private ambulance service or are studying to become a paramedic.

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Assistant Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation Paramedic Science

Employer: Birmingham City University
Closing Date: 18 October 2020

Faculty: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences
School: School of Life Sciences
Part Time 0.6FTE
Fixed term – 2 years
Location: City South Campus
Salary: £30,831 to £33,512 per annum pro rata
Ref No: 062020-195-R
 
An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Practitioner to join our Paramedic Science course team at Birmingham City University. The post holder will be expected to play a key role in the facilitation, safe and efficient delivery and assessment of clinical skills and simulation in our pre-registration course delivery, as well as supporting and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities. You will also be involved in the support of mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential. 

Maintaining a safe learning environment is a key responsibility of the post. The post holder will be required to support the course team in the effective use and management of the training areas, equipment management and managing the appropriate set-up for the delivery of clinical skills, simulation teaching sessions and assessment of students. This will be a varied, interesting and challenging role, which will require flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

The post holder will have specific key duties and responsibilities for the training delivered in the department of Paramedic Science, as well as provide support, where possible, for wider training delivered in the School. The post holder will work as a fully integrated member of the Paramedic Science Team, assisting in the smooth running of the education of Paramedic Science students at the University.  

The successful candidate will be a practitioner with clinical experience in Paramedic Practice, Prehospital or emergency/urgent care setting, who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to clinical education.  

You will be a Clinician registered with either the HCPC or NMC.  You must be educated to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship.

The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today.

If you wish to know more about this role, or for an informal discussion please contact Charlotte Burnside, Head of Department on 0121 202 4252 or e-mail charlotte.burnside@bcu.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 18/10/20
Interview Date: 03/11/20

More information: https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=3549&forced=2
 


Head of Clinical Development - Emergency and Critical Care

Employer: College of Paramedics
Closing Date: 20th September 2020
Job Title: Head of Clinical Development - Emergency and Critical Care
Salary Range: £52,000 - £60,000 per annum pro rata 
Mode: Part Time, Permanent 
 

Are you a paramedic working in emergency and critical care environments? Do you relish the opportunity of influencing change at a national level? We could have the perfect opportunity for you at the College of Paramedics.

The College of Paramedics is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Head of Clinical Development for Emergency and Critical Care (HoCD ECC). This role will be to lead the clinical development activity for paramedics working in Emergency and Critical Care settings. This will include educational activity and curriculum guidance, clinical supervision, advancing clinical practice and continuing professional development. The HoCD ECC will have a responsibility to ensure patient safety and national guidance is considered in all clinical development projects within the College of Paramedics. 

This is a newly established part-time position which will be remunerated at £52,000 - £60,000 per annum pro rata for 18.75 hours per week (0.5 WTE) and will receive the entitlements that are provided for employees of the College of Paramedics.

The College of Paramedics recognises the positive value of diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME people are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Applications should be made in writing with a CV and sent to Penny.Jones@collegeofparamedics.co.uk 

Anyone wanting to know more about the role should also contact Penny on 07398639124 in the first instance.

Closing Date: 20th September with shortlisting taking place from 21st to 23rd September.

Interviews will be either face-to-face with social distancing or via Zoom during the week of the 5th to 9th October 2020.

 

A recruitment pack for this post can be downloaded here:
Download Pack

When applying please also return a completed Equality Monitoring form to Penny.jones@collegeofparamedics.co.uk  

The College of Paramedics wishes to meet its equality aims and commitments of non-discrimination as set out in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce at all levels. It is vital that we monitor and analyse diversity information so that we can ensure that our processes are fair and transparent. 
Any information provided on this form will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. No information will be published or used in any way which allows any individual to be identified. The use of information will be in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
 

 

 

 

Trustee Official for Clinical Development

Employer: College of Paramedics
Closing Date: 20th September 2020

Job Title: Trustee Official for Clinical Development
Salary Range: Voluntary Position
 
Are you able to share your clinical experience and expertise with over 19,000 members?  Do you have an interest in influencing the profession and improving outcomes?  Can you spare some of your valuable time to help the College of Paramedics deliver its strategy?  Then this role might be for you.

The College of Paramedics is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Trustee for Clinical Development.  The Board of Trustees governs the College of Paramedics and is the body of individuals which is ultimately legally responsible for the control and governance of the College under Charity Law.  Whilst this is a voluntary role, all expenses will be paid for in line with the College of Paramedics Expenses Policy.

The College of Paramedics recognises the positive value of diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME people are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Applications should be made in writing with a CV and sent to Penny.Jones@collegeofparamedics.co.uk 

Anyone wanting to know more about the role should also contact Penny on 07398639124 in the first instance.

Closing Date: 20th September with shortlisting taking place from 21st to 23rd September.

Interviews will be either face-to-face with social distancing or via Zoom during the week of the 5th to 9th October 2020.

 

The role description for this post can be downloaded here

When applying for this position please also return a completed Equality Monitoring form to Penny.jones@collegeofparamedics.co.uk  

The College of Paramedics wishes to meet its equality aims and commitments of non-discrimination as set out in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce at all levels. It is vital that we monitor and analyse diversity information so that we can ensure that our processes are fair and transparent. 
Any information provided on this form will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. No information will be published or used in any way which allows any individual to be identified. The use of information will be in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

 

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships  

Employer: University of Cumbria
Closing Date: Sunday 20 September 2020
Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships (LAS) - Secondments considered

Location:         Southern Region
Starting Salary: £39,152 per annum with incremental progression to £49,553 per annum plus London Weighting of £4,254
Post Type:         Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Interview Date: Tuesday 29 September 2020
Reference:         XX022220
 
 
The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.

The University of Cumbria has extensive experience in delivering high quality paramedic education across the UK. Currently we have over 600 learners on the CPD programme with formal contracts with 9 out of the 11 English ambulance services. We also currently deliver the HM armed forces paramedic programme and an open access paramedic course from our Ambleside campus. This pedigree in paramedic education has led to the creation of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice, which recently won the Preferred Provider Status for the Southern Ambulance Partnership (SWAST, SCAS, SECAMB, LAS, IoW) and North West Ambulance Service.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team developing and leading the delivery of Paramedic Apprenticeship Degree Programmes in the South of England. There will be requirement to contribute other programmes within the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice, especially those relating to paramedic and pre-hospital and emergency care provision. The support of students within clinical placements will form a significant part of your role and you will be the programme lead of the LAS paramedic programme.

You will develop positive working relationships with NHS Trusts and other organisations. The University has previously been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Employer Engagement Award and this is reflected in the fact that close collaborative working with a number of organisations is a key requirement of the role.

You will demonstrate enthusiasm for practice-based education and their specialty, and have a willingness to utilise a range of e-learning technologies and other strategies in order to effect the provision of high quality learning opportunities and the best possible student experience.

We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.

Informal Enquiries: Tom Davidson (Principal Lecturer), tom.davidson@cumbria.ac.uk 

Click here for more information and to apply.

HCPC Registered Paramedics 

Employer: MET Medical
MET Medical are looking for passionate, committed, and caring HCPC Registered Paramedics to work responding to 999 calls on behalf of the NHS and be part of a committed team delivering first class care.

We are looking to expand our frontline staff and are actively recruiting experienced, friendly and caring professionals:
 
Qualified Paramedics -£42,000 - £46,800 per annum / £22.50 p/hour basic rate with enhanced rates for bank holidays etc. Full-time. Part-time and Flexible contracts available.

Frontline Work:
We are offering successful candidates frontline work. The shifts are primarily 12 hour shifts (e.g. 1000-2200 or 0900-2100) – with no night shifts. We are based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, and cover Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties (Beds, Bucks, Essex etc.).

MET Medical is a leading player in the independent ambulance sector and is uniquely a family run business. MET Medical is regulated by the CQC and all our clinical operations are overseen by registered health care professionals including our Medical Director an A&E Consultant with HEMS/BASICS experience. 

You can be assured that whilst working at MET Medical you will be cared for as an individual with opportunities to develop your career and skills. 

The ideal candidate will hold a BTEC Level 3 Emergency Ambulance Driving award/ Futurequals Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving and have a minimum of 12 months post registration experience. 

You will have the opportunity to gain additional training, qualifications and experience working overtime shifts on other areas of our business including festivals, events and international repatriation. 
 
Please visit the MET Medical Job page below for more Information: https://www.met-medical.co.uk/recruitment
 
 

Head of Clinical Development - Primary and Urgent Care

Employer: College of Paramedics
Closing Date: 20th September 2020
Job Title: Head of Clinical Development - Primary and Urgent Care
Salary Range: £52,000 - £60,000 per annum pro rata 
Mode: Part Time, Permanent 
 
Are you a paramedic working in primary or urgent care environments? Do you relish the opportunity of influencing change at a national level? We could have the perfect opportunity for you at the College of Paramedics.

The College of Paramedics is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Head of Clinical Development for Primary and Urgent Care (HoCD PUC). This role will be to lead the clinical development activity for paramedics working in Primary and Urgent Care settings. This will include educational activity and curriculum guidance, clinical supervision, advancing clinical practice and continuing professional development. The HoCD PUC will have a responsibility to ensure patient safety and national guidance is considered in all clinical development projects within the College of Paramedics. 

This is a newly established part-time position which will be remunerated at £52,000 - £60,000 per annum pro rata for 18.75 hours per week (0.5 WTE) and will receive the entitlements that are provided for employees of the College of Paramedics.

The College of Paramedics recognises the positive value of diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME people are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Applications should be made in writing with a CV and sent to Penny.Jones@collegeofparamedics.co.uk 

Anyone wanting to know more about the role should also contact Penny on 07398639124 in the first instance.

Closing Date: 20th September with shortlisting taking place from 21st to 23rd September.

Interviews will be either face-to-face with social distancing or via Zoom during the week of the 5th to 9th October 2020.
 
 

A recruitment pack for this post can be downloaded here:
Download Pack

When applying please also return a completed Equality Monitoring form to Penny.jones@collegeofparamedics.co.uk  

The College of Paramedics wishes to meet its equality aims and commitments of non-discrimination as set out in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce at all levels. It is vital that we monitor and analyse diversity information so that we can ensure that our processes are fair and transparent. 
Any information provided on this form will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. No information will be published or used in any way which allows any individual to be identified. The use of information will be in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

 

 

Marketing Assistant

Employer: College of Paramedics
Closing Date: Monday 21st September 2020.

This is a temporary position on a one-year fixed contract. 

Salary: £17,004

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Fixed-term full-time Marketing Assistant required to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks to the marketing and events function of our organisation. 
Based at the College of Paramedics' Head Office in Bridgwater but will consider some flexible working as part of the role. 

Key relationships

  • Marketing Manager;
  • CPD & Events Officer;
  • The Head of Administrative Services and other staff employed by the College;
  • College members; and,
  • Relevant external organisations and stakeholders.
     

Key Responsibilities

  • Updating the website;
  • Processing website orders - packing and dispatching;
  • Managing merchandise – managing stock levels, sourcing, pricing ordering etc stock levels; 
  • Manage the list of College Liaisons – updating the list and sending out packs; 
  • Assisting with event preparation; 
  • Designing graphics through the graphic design platform Canva;
  • Data entry;
  • Assisting other members of the administration team when required.


Required Skills/Attributes

  • Desirable: Minimum of 1 years’ experience within a similar role;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Good organising and planning ability;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good work ethic;
  • Professional and confident.
If you would like to apply for this position, email your covering letter and CV to ian.purchase@collegeofparamedics.co.uk by 17.00 hours on Monday 21st September 2020.

When applying please also return a completed Equality Monitoring form

The College of Paramedics wishes to meet its equality aims and commitments of non-discrimination as set out in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce at all levels. It is vital that we monitor and analyse diversity information so that we can ensure that our processes are fair and transparent. 
Any information provided on this form will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. No information will be published or used in any way which allows any individual to be identified. The use of information will be in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships (SWAST)

Employer: University of Cumbria
Closing Date: Sunday 04 October 2020
Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships (SWAST) - Secondments considered

Location:         South West Region
Starting Salary: £39,152 per annum with incremental progression to £49,553.
Post Type:         Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Interview Date: Thursday 15 October 2020
Reference:         XX021920
 
 
The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally. 

Working in partnership with local NHS trusts, health and social care providers, service users and carers;  our Institute of Health provides initial pre-registration education for a broad range of health care professionals, including occupational therapy, diagnostic radiography, sports rehabilitation and coaching, midwifery, physiotherapy, social work, children and families, psychology, paramedic, counselling,  all four fields of nursing, assistant practitioner and nursing associate.  Our well established portfolio of continuing professional development is key to  workforce development and upskilling of staff who are employed within the sector.  Our aim is to support the skills requirements of the region, by attracting and retaining health professionals who will provide high quality, evidence-based care in a time of change in health and social care. The Institute of Health is happy to consider flexible employment opportunities, including job share and secondments.

The University of Cumbria has extensive experience in delivering high quality paramedic education across the UK. Currently we have over 600 learners on the CPD programme with formal contracts with 9 out of the 11 English ambulance services. We also currently deliver the HM armed forces paramedic programme and an open access paramedic course from our Ambleside campus. This pedigree in paramedic education has led to the creation of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice, which recently won the Preferred Provider Status for the Southern Ambulance Partnership (SWAST, SCAS, SECAMB, LAS, IoW) and North West Ambulance Service.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team developing and leading the delivery of Paramedic Apprenticeship Degree Programmes in the South of England. The post holder will take programme leadership for the SWAST programme and will be supported by clinical lecturers seconded from the trust. The Principal Lecturer for Paramedic Apprenticeships will provide academic leadership within the southern region. Due to the size of Cumbria’s paramedic apprenticeship the post holder will have opportunities to work with fellow programme leads across the country to develop and innovate the programme. There will be a requirement to contribute to other programmes within the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice, especially those relating to paramedic and pre-hospital and emergency care provision. The support of students within clinical placements will also form a significant part of your role.

You will develop positive working relationships with NHS Trusts and other organisations. The University has previously been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Employer Engagement Award and this is reflected in the fact that close collaborative working with a number of organisations is a key requirement of the role.

You will demonstrate enthusiasm for practice-based education and their specialty, and have a willingness to utilise a range of e-learning technologies and other strategies in order to effect the provision of high quality learning opportunities and the best possible student experience.

We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.
 

Informal Enquiries: Tom Davidson (Principal Lecturer), tom.davidson@cumbria.ac.uk 

Click here for more information and to apply.