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How much do paramedics in London get paid?
Paramedics in London earn
£11.93–23.24 per hour
Based on 26 employee reviews
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How are people paid?
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What do paramedics employees do?
Paramedics have the job of helping people in health emergencies before they get to a hospital.
Another name for paramedics is:
- Ambulance paramedics
This type of job might involve:
- Responding quickly to health emergency calls
- Helping to stabilise people. This can include using a defibrillator to revive heartbeats, injecting medicines, doing CPR, using a breathing tube, applying splints and stopping blood haemorrhages.
- Making sure all equipment is safe to work with
- Using technical equipment
- Treating and dressing wounds
- Helping to safely take patients to the hospital
- Delivering babies
- Decontaminating ambulances
- Keeping records, reports and case notes
- Calming and reassuring people
You may have to work early mornings, late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.
This is a physical job, and you’ll be on your feet a lot.
If you want to apply for a paramedic job, you might need the following:
- A university degree, relevant apprenticeship or training scheme
- Register with the Health and Professions Council
- Passed background checks
- Passed medical checks
- A C1 driving licence
- The right to work in the UK
You can also be promoted from an ambulance care assistant to a paramedic.