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Paramedics

Paramedics provide first aid and life support treatment in emergency situations and transport sick and injured people who require skilled treatment.

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About this Career

£36,466

Average salary

New workers start around £22,650.37. Normal pay is £36,466 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £53,731.72.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Briefs other medical staff when handing over the patient, and completes patient report forms describing the patient.
  • Transports and accompanies patients who either require or potentially require skilled treatment whilst travelling.
  • Resuscitates and/or stabilises patient using relevant techniques, equipment and drugs.
  • Assesses the nature of injuries, provides first aid treatment and ascertains appropriate method of conveying patient.
  • Drives ambulance or accompanies driver to respond to calls for assistance at accidents, emergencies and other incidents.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Listening
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Speaking
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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
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Monitoring
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Writing
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Science
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Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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