Join the Bristol Ambulance EMS team and together we’ll make a difference.



Our colleagues are key to our success. We recruit people who are highly experienced, well-qualified and extremely professional. We also recognise that the right approach to patients is vital.

Our workforce is made up of compassionate, reassuring and empathetic professionals, whose skills are backed up through ongoing training with continued professional development (CPD). Our own training programme ensures that our staff achieve the highest standards every time.



Our leadership team are experts in their fields and are selected for their knowledge of best practice and their management style, which fits into the ethos of our organisation.

We are proud to have open development pathways that encourage and facilitate staff development up to and including Paramedic level.

We are recruiting for a number of exciting roles and you can explore these further below:

Operational Road Crews

Ambulance Care Assistant (Patient Transport)

No experience necessary – Start your career today!

Urgent Care Assistant (PSV)

Min. FREC 3 & driving license required

Retrieval Care Assistant 

Min. CERAD/Emergency driving qual and C1  required
Driver for  various Intensive Care Retrieval Teams

Emergency Care Assistant (Qualified)

FREC 3 or 4/ECA Qual and CERAD required

IHCD Tech or AAP (Qualified)

IHCD Tech/AAP Qual and CERAD required

HCPC Paramedic (Qualified or NQP)

HCPC registration required

Lead Paramedic (Qualified)

HCPC registration required


(Paid Training Opportunities)

Emergency Care Assistant (Apprentice)

12 month apprenticeship, Training to ECA&CERAD included

Associate Ambulance Practitioner (Apprentice)

18 month Training apprenticeship to AAP

Tech/AAP to HCPC Paramedic (Apprentice)

Alternative to University – Earn as you Learn!

Control Room

Communications Assistant

Call taking and logging transport requests

Planner / Dispatcher

Planning & dispatching our ambulance crews

Night Dispatcher / Planner

Nights only


Resourcing Co-Ordinator

Planning staff onto shifts to maximise cover plans

Recruitment / HR Administrator

Processing applications and ensuring compliance

Finance & Payroll

Payroll Administrator

Processing of payroll for all staff, experience required

Logistics & Fleet Support

Vehicle Cleaner

Ensuring our fleet is clean and IPC compliant

Logistics Support Technician (Make Ready)

Ensuring our fleet and response bags are fully stocked

Vehicle Technician (Mechanic)

Servicing & Maintenance of vehicles to ensure they are always ready to respond

To enquire about any of the above operational roles on a bank basis please fill out the contact form on the link below

Not able to see the a role for you or need further information about our opportunities? 

Contact us