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North West Ambulance Service Insight Day


Are you interested in a career with North West Ambulance Service?

North West Ambulance Service are currently recruiting for several roles across the North West, from paramedic vacancies to corporate services; they are looking for exceptional people for a variety of roles including:

  • Paramedic

  • Emergency Medical Technicians

  • Urgent Care Service Assistants

  • Health Advisor

  • Emergency Medical Dispatcher

  • Ambulance Care Assistants

  • Clinical Advisor

  • Vehicle/Fleet Maintenance staff

  • Support staff

Come and meet their staff and find out about all of the employment opportunities with North West Ambulance Service.

The company

The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust was established on 1 July 2006, by the merger of ambulance trusts from Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside, Cumbria and Lancashire. They currently employ over 4,900 staff.

The Trust Headquarters is in Bolton, and there are four area offices serving the communities of Cheshire and Merseyside (Liverpool), Cumbria and Lancashire (Broughton near Preston and Salkeld Hall, Carlisle) and Greater Manchester (Bury). There are 109 ambulance stations distributed across the region, three emergency operations centres, one support centre, two patient transport service control centres, and two HART buildings (one being shared with Merseyside Fire & Rescue). The Trust operates around 1,000 vehicles on both emergency and non-emergency operations. In addition to this the Trust also provides, along with Urgent Care and OOH partners, the NHS 111 Service for the North West Region. Operating from five sites across the North West, in Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire and Cumbria. 

They receive over 1,170,000 emergency calls per year, with emergency crews attending more than 952,000 incidents each year, with around 800,000 of these requiring emergency transport. This represents approximately 16% of national activity. The Trust undertakes over 1.1 million non-emergency patient transport journeys each year. Every day they provide urgent and emergency health care and patient transport services to thousands of patients across the North West. At North West Ambulance Service, they believe every role is important; as everyone plays a part in reaching their goal: Delivering the right care, at the right time, in the right place.

Book your place

To book your place for this Insight Day, please contact the North West Ambulance Service at

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