NWAS is here to serve the community of the North West of England, aiming to deliver a high quality service to patients by:
Delivering the right care, at the right time, in the right place.
The Trust has three strategic value goals:
Safe Care Closer to Home– the principal features are:
- Empower and support staff to make decisions
- Increase integrated working with other services
- Maximise use of technology as lever for change.
A Great Place to Work– the principal features are:
- Organisational culture change
- Promote best practice and behaviour
- Remove historical barriers to improvement.
Cause No Harm– the principal features are:
- Issues reviewed under principle for learning
- Deliver best practice education, training and equipment
- Continually review policies and procedures for best patient care.
The Trust has three strategic compliance goals:
- Quality: Meeting or exceeding national and local quality standards
- Finance: Achievement of financial duties
- Performance: Achievement of immediately or potentially life-threatening cases national response time targets.
North West Ambulance Service provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.
Our highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place of care if needed.
We also provide non-emergency patient transport services for those patients who require non-emergency transport to and from hospital and who are unable to travel unaided because of their medical condition or clinical need.
Alongside the other emergency services, we also work to ensure the safety of the public and treatment of patients in the event of a major incident.
We also deliver the NHS 111 service in the North West. NHS 111 provides non-emergency medical help fast, and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
NWAS provides services to approximately 7 million people in an area of 5,500 square miles, which incorporates widely varying demography, topography and health needs throughout the region.
North West Ambulance Service is committed to equality and diversity and aims to ensure their workforce accurately reflects the communities which it serves. We have a range of career opportunities and welcome applications from all communities and sections of society.
We are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for disabled applicants who meet our minimum selection criteria at each stage of the selection process.
Application forms and information in alternative formats are available on request.
We will not tolerate discrimination in any form including: gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, religion, age, disability, working pattern, caring responsibilities, trade union activity or political beliefs-or any other grounds.
We have a wide range of job opportunities ranging from operational staff, including call takers to support functions including IT, Finance, HR, hospitality and estates.
All of our vacancies are advertised online via NHS Jobs.
Further information regarding careers can also be found at www.nwascareers.com.
Or alternatively you can speak to our recruitment hub by calling 0845 112 2018.