Paramedic (Bank or Self-employed)

Closing Date: 31/07/2024
Working Hours Flexible
Locations Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary TBC
Company CIPHER Medical

Job Description

CIPHER Medical have an exciting opportunity for Qualified Paramedics to join our growing team on a Bank or Self-employed basis.

As an independent provider of ambulance services, event medical cover, healthcare services and training, we recognise that our biggest asset is our people. We value those around us as we work together in the spirit of collaboration, teamwork and a drive for excellence. We’re keen to hear from candidates with excellent communication skills, great teamwork abilities and a passion to deliver high quality patient care. You should be a highly motivated individual, able to work as part of a team and as an autonomous practitioner, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Main duties of the job

As a Paramedic, you will be working as part of a double crewed Ambulance responding to 999 calls and facilitating emergency transfers, providing high quality and effective clinical care. This is a challenging yet rewarding position that requires dedication, compassion, and the ability to think on your feet as you will play a crucial role in providing life-saving care to those in need.

The role;

  • Clinically responsible for all patients under your care and that of your crew mate, ensuring the efficient operation of our frontline support.
  • Responding immediately to emergency calls and hospital transfer requests.
  • Working effectively within scope of practice, ensuring patients receive the highest quality standard of care.
  • Using appropriate knowledge and skills in order to make professional judgements, conducting diagnostic procedures and treatments as required, safely and to the appropriate level of training and competency.
  • Responsible and accountable for clinical decisions made during the course of duty.
  • Working within the appropriate sections of the JRCALC guidelines, CIPHER Medical policies and procedures, protocols and scope of practice at all times.
  • Ensure the prompt, legible and accurate completion of all patient records and incident forms.
  • Completing vehicle daily inspections, ensure that the ambulance consumables are stocked before every shift and checking all equipment is in operational readiness.
  • Appropriate use of airwaves radios and equipment (terrafix)
  • Where trained, carrying out blue light response driving.
  • At all times exhibit standards of personal and professional conduct and performance.

About us

CIPHER Medical aims to provide a safe and effective service which centres on patient care. This will be supported by a holistic organisational approach in which exceptional clinical standards and improved patient care form the corner stone of our ethos. We aim to excel above standards and believe in improving care by involving patients, staff and management in decisions.

Our People benefit from;

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Uniform provided for PAYE staff
  • A positive and friendly working environment
  • Opportunities to work shifts on Events

Current pay rates – PAYE:

  • Day shift (M-F) = £24 per hour
  • Nights (M-F)/weekend days = £27 per hour
  • Weekend nights = £30 per hour

* Self employed = 10% should be added to the above rates of pay and submitted to your invoice.


  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability


  • HCPC registration (required)


Job responsibilities

The person;

  • HCPC Registered Paramedic.
  • Excellent clinical skills with the ability to adapt to varying situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills.
  • A positive, caring attitude with the ability to show empathy.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Motivated to maintain own continued professional development.
  • Blue Light Emergency Driving qualification (desirable)



  • Qualified Paramedic
  • HCPC Registered



  • Post NQP experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have a current UK HCPC Paramedic registration.

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