Student Paramedic

County Wide

A student paramedic recruitment programme has been launched to help fill hundreds of frontline vacancies in the region's ambulance service and offer career opportunities to scores of people in the east of England.

“We are aiming to recruit 400 students, and while this may be an ambitious target, it means we will have a whole lot of fully qualified paramedics on the road responding to our patients in the future. This is a great step forward for our service.”

The training programme for a student paramedic to qualify takes two and half years to complete and EEAST will then offer the successful participants full time paramedic contracts.

As well as recruiting new students, the service is continuing to recruit graduate paramedics and qualified technicians and paramedics.