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Critical Care Paramedic (CCP)

Critical Care Paramedic - Job Vacancies

Dealing with the most serious and life-threatening emergencies, becoming a critical care paramedic is a great way to progress your paramedic career!

With one of the most advanced programme of specialist paramedic career pathways, you will have the opportunity to work in one of the most forward-thinking and innovative ambulance trusts in the country.

As a CCP you will have an extended scope of skills to deal and focus on treating some of our most vulnerable and high risk patients using advanced clinical procedures using a wide range of cutting-edge medical equipment, once only ever used in hospital.

Working hand in hand with doctors and intensive care nurses to provide the best quality of care, your clincial focus and knowledge of pre-hospital care, will need to be of the highest level. You will need to be an excellent communicator, manage and lead difficult and challenging emergencies while ensuring that you work effectively as part of a team. 

What are the benefits?

  • A minimum 27 days' holiday each year, increasing with service.
  • New NHS employees from April 2008 will be eligible to join the Amended NHS Pension Scheme which provides membership to a final salary scheme with pension linked to pay near retirement. Other benefits include life assurance, dependent benefits, voluntary early retirement, ill-health retirement benefits and the option to increase retirement benefits.
  • Personal and professional development and training opportunities.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes for cars or push bikes
  • Access to occupational health and counselling services.
  • Access to NHS discounts, offering NHS employees a range of money-saving deals.

How do I apply?

Applicants for CCP are required to have successfully completed at least five years of front line ambulance work as a HCPC qualified paramedic. Candidates are required to demonstrate clinical competence, have excellent communication skills as well as being able to evidence commitment to continuous professional development.

For all roles candidates will be expected to demonstrate an excellent understanding of compassionate care throughout their application and at interview/assessment.

If you are already a paramedic and wish to join our service, please visit our careers site where you can view all our latest vacancies.

We are always interested in hearing from qualified paramedics.

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