During (Academic) Year 1 of the programme - 60% = £16,575 basic plus £3,414 (Outer London) HCAS or £4,036 (Inner London) HCAS for plus £4,143 unsocial hours (25%) once working a full rotating shift pattern
Year 2- 60 % = £16,575 plus HCAS and unsocial hours payment
Year 3- 65 % = £17,956 plus HCAS and unsocial hours payment
Year 4- 70 % = £19,337 plus HCAS and unsocial hours payment
Year 5- 75 % = £20,718 plus HCAS and unsocial hours payment
The London Ambulance Service is recruiting to a five year apprenticeship which leads to a Foundation Degree in Paramedic Science. The programme leads to registration as a Paramedic with the Health Professions Council.
The vocational and skills elements of this programme will be delivered by the London Ambulance Service through a combination of practice placements with a paramedic workshops and local skills workshops. The academic elements will be undertaken through the Open University.
Apprentices will be given initial training by the LAS including blue light driver training before commencing their foundation year in practice. During the foundation year they will be required to complete the OU Y178 Understanding Health.
Visit http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/y178.htm for details.
Apprentices will in their foundation also be required to complete a practice assessment document. On successful completion of the Y178 and the Practice Assessments elements apprentices will be registered with the OU on the Foundation Degree in Paramedic Science X08. Visit http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/qualification/x08.htm for details.
Apprentices will be responsible for their own tuition fees throughout the programme. They will receive remuneration aligned to Annexe U of Agenda for change throughout the five years.
Applicants must have Literacy and Numeracy at level 2 (GCSE grade C equivalent), have a clean current driving licence with a C1 qualification. The first course starts on 2nd July 2012 and places will be allocated on a first served basis.
If you meet the selection criteria and believe you have what it takes to be part of the busiest ambulance service in the country which delivers world class service health care to the population of London and our visitors during this exceptional year when the Capital is hosting the Olympic Games and beyond we look forward to hearing from you.
Candidates must fully complete and submit a driving questionnaire and CRB declaration with your completed application. These are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org separately and received by the closing date/time in order to be considered for shortlisting. Should you experience any problems with this, please contact the Recruitment Centre on email@example.com or 020 3069 0260.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CLEARLY EVIDENCE HOW YOU MEET THE PERSON SPECIFICATION FOR THIS ROLE BY ADEQUATELY COMPLETING THE SUPPORTING INFORMATION SECTION OF THE APPLICATION FORM.
DOCUMENT(S) ATTACHED TO THIS ADVERT THAT NEED TO BE FILLED IN, SUCH AS THE DRIVING (if relevant) AND CRIMINAL RECORDS BUREAU FORM (if relevant), MUST BE COMPLETED AND EMAILED TO US WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION FORM. OUR EMAIL ADDRESS IS RECRUITMENT@LONDONAMBULANCE.NHS.UK. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT THESE ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Please note that we will send all of the correspondence to your email address, with the exception of the ISA/CRB application form. Therefore, please keep us updated if this changes and ensure that you check this email address regularly. Please note if you do not have an email address then we will send correspondence by post.
Priority will be given to NHS employees who are at risk of redundancy.
We positively welcome diversity and want to be a truly inclusive place to work. We are looking for self-motivated people from all backgrounds who care about making a difference.
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