• 22nd Dec 2022

Job opportunity: Paramedic, Coober Pedy - (Multiple Vacancies - Pool)

Paramedic - Coober Pedy (Multiple Vacancies - Pool) SA Ambulance Service, Country Operations Salary: $77,161 - $92,909 p.a. - PAR 2.1-2.6 - | Full Time / Part Time / Ongoing


  • Weekly Regional Incentive Payments from $53.72 up to $107.44 per week
  • a Rolled in Rate payable in lieu of weekend, shift and public holiday etc penalties. Currently 55.703%, subject to change upon roster conversion to 37.57%

In addition, SAAS will consider the reimbursement of reasonable relocation expenses in line with the SA Health (Health Care Act) Human Resources Manual

Are you an Experienced Paramedic looking for an opportunity where you can make a positive difference in a South Australian Outback community?

SAAS is interested to hear from eligible Experienced Paramedics who are looking to relocate to Coober Pedy, South Australia

As a Paramedic you can achieve great work life balance allowing opportunities to embrace the wonders of Coober Pedy and surrounds:

  • known as the Opal capital of the world
  • fascinating underground lifestyle
  • rich multicultural community
  • explore the breath-taking outback environment
  • As a Paramedic with SAAS at Coober Pedy, you will provide a high standard of patient care to the SA community and deliver 'Patient First' pre-hospital care within the SAAS Scope of Practice including to first nations people in conjunction with well-established Aboriginal health care services.

Our workplace provides structured teams that will support you clinically, operationally, and developmentally to become a valuable employee of SAAS. Our team leaders and managers are motivated to help you continually grow and develop as a clinician.

With the capacity to work effectively in response to work demands, you will possess excellent decision-making skills and the ability to make sound judgements and problem solve in high pressure situations. You will use your sound written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with a broad cross-section of the community.

Please click on the link to find out more about Working in Coober Pedy

To be eligible to apply for Experienced Paramedic positions within SAAS, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident or Citizen of Australia or New Zealand or hold full rights to work in Australia (no sponsorship will be provided by SAAS)
  • Must be registered with AHPRA in the Paramedicine profession
  • Have successfully completed a Paramedic Internship or equivalent work history
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a current National Police Clearance (Unsupervised Contact with Vulnerable Groups) and Working with Children Check
  • Hold a current unrestricted Driver's Licence valid in South Australia (license must meet SA driving requirements - i.e.: class C)

As part of the selection process, applicants must meet the required Pre-Employment Medical & Functional Assessment activities and assessments ensuring compliance with SA Health care worker immunisation and screening requirements as outlined in the SA Health Policy Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening, and vaccination. Failure to achieve and maintain this standard may result in the withdrawal of any offer and or termination of employment.

As an employee of SA Ambulance Service, you’re eligible to salary package a range of living expenses through Maxxia, including:

  • Living expenses like groceries and bills, mortgage, or rental payments and more
  • Relocation expenses when moving for work
  • Remote Area Housing benefits
  • Regardless of what benefits you choose; salary packaging could help to reduce the amount of income tax you pay

Visit sagov.maxxia.com.au/salary-packaging for more information

Flexibility Statement The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Closing Date 21/03/2023

**Find out more and apply here: **

Disclaimer: The above material is provided by the employer and the College is not responsible for any inaccuracies. For any queries about the position please contact the advertised employer.

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