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West Midlands Ambulance Service

wmas.nhs.uk

Breakroom Rating based on 5 job reviews

6.1/10
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5 West Midlands Ambulance Service employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 5.8/10

    Paramedic

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    variety
    Helping people

    Worst thing

    over used service
    Long distances
    Undervalued

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    July 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Paramedic

    • £35,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    not the same every day

    Worst thing

    stress, long hours due to late finishes.

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    April 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Paramedic

    • £35,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Student paramedic

    • £17,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Save lives

    Worst thing

    Bad wage they also take £300 off you after tax for uni.

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    March 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Technician

    • £21,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Good for students
    3. Not stressed
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    November 2019