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Ambulance Service

nhs.uk

Breakroom Rating based on 13 job reviews

6.3/10
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13 Ambulance Service employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 2.8/10

    Rostering

    • £20,600 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    July 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Paramedic

    • £33,700 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Eca

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    help people

    Worst thing

    the shift work

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    July 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Emergency medical technician

    • £23,500 per year, working a 60 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Days off in between shifts

    Worst thing

    Longer hours, late breaks, late for Finishing times

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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Emergency care assistant

    • £10.81 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Enough training
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Rota pattern, crew mate and helping patients

    Worst thing

    Abusive patients, select managers

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    July 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Paramedic

    • £36,000 per year, working a 33 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Meeting different people and helping them

    Worst thing

    Time constraint and inappropriate calls

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    July 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Advanced ambulance care assistant

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Paramedic

    • Manages people
    • £31,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Unsafe workplace
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    July 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Emergency medical dispatch

    • £20,000 per year, working a 26 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Helping people

    Worst thing

    Stressful
    Dealing with rude & aggressive people

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    July 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Emergency care

    • £18,500 per year, working a 28 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    March 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Aca

    • £19,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Technician

    • £3,700 per year, working a 42 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Not treated with respect
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    January 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Paramedic

    • £22,700 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Colleagues, helpingbpeople

    Worst thing

    Hours, shift work

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    December 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Health advisor

    • £9.62 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Helping patients, good vibes

    Worst thing

    Stressful

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    December 2019