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Emergency Care Support Worker

You'll be delivering high quality and effective pre-hospital clinical care to patients

As an emergency care Support worker your day will be varied and mixed. You will support clinically qualified paramedics and practitioners providing high quality and effective pre-hospital clinical care to patients.

This is an ideal entry level position for someone who is looking to establish a career as a paramedic. Or you may just be looking for a challenge and a career change. Whatever your reasons, as an ECSW you will be expected to support senior clinicians to deliver excellent care. With no two days the same, you will be responding to medical emergencies, undertaking hospital transfers, urgent hospital admissions and other allocated operational activities as required.

You will be working as part of a team, responding to often very distressing and challenging situations, therefore you will need to be an effective communicator, be a team player and be able to deal and support people in difficult times in their lives.

Required Qualifications

Paramedic Practitioners take either a DipHE or BSc education pathway which is usually completed over two academic years.


  • A minimum 27 days' holiday each year, increasing with service.

  • New NHS employees from April 2008 will be eligible to join the Amended NHS Pension Scheme which provides membership to a final salary scheme with pension linked to pay near retirement. Other benefits include life assurance, dependent benefits, voluntary early retirement, ill-health retirement benefits and the option to increase retirement benefits

  • Personal and professional development and training opportunities

  • Childcare voucher scheme

  • Salary Sacrifice schemes for cars or push bikes

  • Access to occupational health and counselling services

  • Access to NHS discounts, offering NHS employees a range of money-saving deals

How do I apply?

If you are already a paramedic and wish to join our service, please click the button below to register your interest in joining SECAmb.

We are always interested in hearing from qualified paramedics.

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