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Opportunities for nurses in the ambulance service

Looking for a career change or new ways to test your skills? A role with the ambulance service could be for you.

Looking for a career change or new ways to test your skills? A role with the ambulance service could be for you

An ambulance service may not be the most obvious career choice for nursing staff, but it can offer a wealth of opportunities.

‘I enjoy the variety,’ says Jennifer Green, a paramedic clinical supervisor with South East Coast Ambulance Service, which employs 3,300 staff working in Kent, Surrey, Sussex and a small area in Hampshire.

The unexpected keep you interested

‘One minute you’re helping to deliver a baby, the next you’re dealing with a car accident, before giving advice to someone who’s at home feeling ill. Not knowing what you’ll walk through the door to find keeps it interesting.’

Other advantages include collaborating with

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