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Newly Qualified Paramedic (NQP)

Salary: £42,000 PA

Increasing to £57,000 after Phase 1


East of England

  • Braintree, Essex

  • Rayleigh, Essex

  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Norwich, Norfolk

  • Kings Lynn, Norfolk

  • Ipswich, Suffolk

South Central

  • Aylesbury, Buckinghampshire

  • Fareham, Hampshire

PLEASE NOTE: We don't currently offer BANK / Casual contracts to NQP's due to the requirements and consistency needed to complete your NQP portfolio and consolidation of practice.

What we offer:

Working as a Paramedic you will be responding to 999 calls from your chosen hub working alongside Emergency Care Assistants, Emergency Medical Technicians and apprentices.​

As a NQP you will  join our industry leading NQP program where you will be mentored through your NQP phase,

Key benefits to working with Rapid Response.

  • Excellent rates of pay and career security

  • Pay rising to £57,000pa on completion Phase 1, NQP Program.

  • Phase 1 usually takes 2-3 months to complete.

  • Up to £2,000 relocation Payment

  • Level 3 CERAD Blue Light Qualifcation

  • Full Sick pay scheme from employment start (Equiv to NHS)

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Take Holiday when you want it not pre-rota'd

  • 4on 4off Rota System (or similar)

  • Always work on new modern vehicles and kit

  • Excellent employee support and assistance program.

  • LUCAS 3.0 Device on every single vehicle.

What we require from you:

Rapid Response is a very well respected and modern organisation who pays the best, in return we expect the best people and as such have a rigorous assessment and onboarding process.

You will need:

  • HCPC Registered Paramedic (or awaiting registration)

  • HCPC Paramedic Science Qualification (or awaiting cert)

  • Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points (no c1 needed)

  • Meet usual NHS compliance requirements.

All applicants who pass the application stage will be expected to attend a one day assessment day which includes a face to face interview, fitness test, ILS/ALS assessment and patient assessment.

Find our more about our application process in our guide to recruitment document.