• 23rd Aug 2022

Job opportunity - Graduate Paramedic Intern 2023 NSW Ambulance

NSW Ambulance

NSW Ambulance is a mobile health service provider with a long and proud service history to the community of NSW. We specialise in the provision of emergency, pre-hospital health care, retrieval and specialist transport services, major event planning and response, as well as community education. Our service is over 6000 strong, and operates from over 300 locations across the state of NSW.

The Role

Paramedics are first contact clinical care providers. Paramedics respond to emergency and non-emergency calls, making significant clinical decisions which may include transporting patients to hospital, as well as utilising alternative referral pathways to ensure the right treatment is afforded to patients in varied and often complex environments. Paramedics work collaboratively with other NSW Ambulance clinical care providers, specialists, other health care providers and emergency services to provide quality, patient centered care to the public of NSW.

Salary and Benefits

The base wage for a full time Graduate Paramedic is $68,152 p.a. (plus award pay rise in July each year: the 10.5% employers’ contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading). In addition, you will also receive:

  • The ability to work with one of the largest Ambulance Services in the world
  • Shift Penalty payments
  • 6 weeks annual leave – paid at 8 weeks’ pay
  • Fully paid 6 week induction training
  • Uniform
  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Access to fitness passport
  • Access to flexible work options
  • Potential to transfer to different locations (conditions apply)
  • A rich diversity of career experiences across regional and/or metropolitan NSW

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Be a recent graduate or in your final year of an undergraduate qualification in Paramedicine recognised by the Paramedicine Board of Australia.
  • Be in possession of an Unrestricted NSW Driver Licence (or interstate equivalent) and have a good driving history, with the ability to gain a Light Rigid Driver Licence prior to appointment
  • Successfully complete a National Criminal Record Check, Working With Children Check (for paid employment) and Medical Assessment set for this role
  • Hold an Australian / New Zealand citizenship or Permanent Residency in Australia
  • Hold and maintain Paramedic registration through AHPRA prior to appointment
  • Be available to work within a 24 hour rotating roster including shift work, weekends and public holidays (rostered weekend, public holiday and night shift work may be required).
  • Be physically and medically fit and be able to meet the requirements of the NSW Ambulance Paramedic Health Standard.

Applications close 11 September 2022

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