What attracted you to having a job as an ambulance officer?
For me it was to continue maintaining my medical knowledge and experience, but it is not necessary to have had any previous experience as all training will be provided for your basic training. If you decide to further your career in this service you can enter the degree course for paramedics
Best thing about the job?
How do you mentally prepare for the downsides of the job such as loss of life, injured children, knowing the victim etc?
What advice would you give to someone considering a career as an ambulance officer?
What are the entry level courses?
What are the career pathways?
What sort of personal attributes are needed?
What sort of Hours are involved?
Volunteer 30hrs per month Full time 0600-1800. Shift Work.
How can someone improve their chances of gaining employment?
Regular Police checks, drivers license check