We are recruiting

Come and Join the Team at GB-EMS!

GB-EMS Group are currently recruiting people to join our successful teams. We cover events, ambulance transport, training and event welfare requirements almost anywhere within the UK, as such, we are always on the lookout for qualified people to join our team. We have a mix of staff working with us from various medical and social backgrounds and we are always looking to add to our growing team.

Ambulance Care Assistants (Patient Transport Service) Bank, Seasonal Contracts & Part Time

Due to ever growing demand from industry clients we are looking for dedicated staff for our Patient Trasport Service. Based out of Southampton & Winchester, we are looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals who want to help support patients in a wide veriety of non emergency ambulance transport needs.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must be over 21 & hold a full clean UK B driving licence for more than 2 years. C1 entitlement is not required at this time. ACA's will be expected to hold a Level 3 First aid at work, Enhanced DBS and undertake induction training before they can commence work.


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Paramedic Bank Staff (For HDU,ICU and 999)

With regular weekday and weekend short notice requests from industry partners we are looking for a number of paramedics seeking either additional or ad-hock shifts to help convey High Dependancy and Intensive Care patients, alongside occasional frontline demands.

To be considered you much be HCPC registered for a minimum 6 months, showing previous experience and CPD to accompany a clean registration.

This role will be based out of our Winchester ambulance depot. 

For Paramedics applying for this job role,  although we prefer PAYE staff, we will consider those wishing to be self employed.


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Event Bank Staff at all skill levels.

This is an ongoing requirement due to the expansion of our services, for already Qualified Staff to join our team, initially on a Zero Hours Contract basis, to assist with regular, ongoing Transport and Event Medical Cover.


We’re accepting applications from:

  • First Aiders and Ambulance Care Assistants
  • First Responders and Emergency Care Assistants (ECA)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-Basic)
  • Ambulance Technicians (IHCD / AAP or Equivalent)
  • HCPC Registered Paramedics, Paramedic Practitioners & ECP’s
  • NMC Registered Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
  • GMC Registered Doctors
  • Event Welfare Assistants / Event Welfare Practitioners
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Unqualified Event and Ambulance Transport Bank Staff

For those looking to start a career in the ambulance service but with no previous experience or qualifications.

At this time we are able to take on select individuals with no previous qualificaions or background in ambulance or health care work, and with training bonds, give the opportunity to gain qualifications and experience, starting at First Aider and ACA level with progression paths to Technician level and beyond. 


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Isle of Wight Bank Staff

For those looking to be part of our expansion onto the Isle of Wight.

At this time we are able to take on individuals from the Isle of Wight to assist with our expansion of event medical and ambulance transport work. Here we are hiring all skill levels to help with our demand from the island throught the year. Please only apply to this role if you live on the Island. 

Vacancy Code GB17-IOW

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Bank Qualified Teachers and Trainers

For those qualfied to train and asses sudents in First Aid, FREC, FPOS and any array of Heath and Saftey, Safeguarding or Manaual Handeling courses. 

Vacancy Code GB18-TS1

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Essential Attributes

We’re looking for patient focussed, caring Individuals to augment our current team due to rapidly increasing demands on our service, Our rates of pay are extremely competitive.

A clean full UK driving license is mandatory for anyone wishing to drive our vehicles.  Candidates do not require a C1 license to apply as we dont currently operate any vehciles of that size in our fleet.

All Candidates are subject to References, Qualification checks, Enhanced DBS, and regular Competency Assessments. All Candidates must also provide evidence that they are legally entitled to work within the UK.

Minimum Skills Requirements

First Aiders & Ambulance Care Assistants (ACA)

Must have the MINIMUM of a current, valid regulated Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification Plus AED (Or Equivalent, Nationally Recognised Qualification).

First Responder

Must have the MINIMUM of a current, valid Advanced First Aider / FPOS-Intermediate / FREC3 (Or Equivalent, Nationally Recognised Qualification).

Emergency Care Assistant (ECA)

As "First Responder" Plus a regulated Emergency Driving Qualification such as: IHCD Emergency Driving, AOFA Level 4 Certificate in Emergency Response Driving or Equivalent Qualification.

Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)

Must have completed a Minimum of "Level 3 Award in Emergency Medical Technician", AREMT-Basic, FREC 4 or Equivalent.

Ambulance Technician

Must hold a minimum of "IHCD Ambulance Technician Award", "FREUC 5", "Level 4 National Diploma in Emergency Care" or recognised equivalent. Candidates must also provide evidence of clinical hours and CPD Portfolio (post qualification). We can accept individuals requiring hours, however re can not guarantee hours and will be assessed on a case by case basis.

HCPC Paramedic

Must hold a clean UK HCPC Paramedic registration. We can not accept any other international or equivalent paramedic qualifications. We can not accept "student paramedic' as a stand alone title, students must have additional regulated qualifications e.g FREC 3/4.

NMC Nurse

Must hold a clean UK NMC registration as a General Registered Nurse. We can not accept any other international or equivalent nursing qualifications. We can not accept "Student Nurse" as a stand alone title, students must have additional regulated qualification e.g FREC 4/5.

GMC Doctors

Must have a clean GMC registration to practice autonomously as a doctor in the UK. We can not accept "Junior Doctors" at this time, except where they hold an alternative qualification.

Welfare Staff

It is desirable that welfare staff have a background in health and social care, with standard qualifications relevant to welfare provision.


Must hold a minimum of Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AED) or Equivalent Qualification (such as PTTLS).

Please note:

We can not accept any volunteer staff at this time, if you wish to volunteer, why not apply formally and get paid to help!

We can not accept anyone under the age of 18 at this time.

Candidates who are applying and need hours in order to complete qualifications (e.g student paramedics or trainee technicians) although this is something we can help with, we do not guarantee any placement hours or shift patterns to support this progression. 

However, we are looking for staff who are dynamic, motivated, capable of working well as part of the team and happy to travel. Our events range from our base locations in Southampton and Winchester (Hampshire), and up into the Midlands, we also cover events in Bristol, Norfolk, Kent, Essex, London, and anywhere in between.

Why not join and become a part of one of the UK's most prosperous independent ambulance services!


We regularly receive a high number of applications to the GB-EMS Group, so please be patient with us when waiting for a reply. Thank You 

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Interested? Have a question?

Direct questions about any of our vacancies, can be submitted to by email, our HR Team will do their best to respond within 48 hours.

Working for GB-EMS

GBEMS Group Management team are supported by a Clinical Management Team consisting of a Doctor who regularly works as a consultant in the Emergency Department of one of our regional hospitals (and has bags of Pre Hospital Emergency Care knowledge and experience) and a team of senior clinicians including Paramedics and Technicians.

We’re supported by our own Qualsafe and AOFAQ Registered “Training Centre”, who provide our staff with the opportunity to advance their skills at their own pace. Running courses ranging from First Aid at Work to First Response Emergency Care and beyond.

Please note:

Most staff are initially employed on a Zero Hour Contract enabling GB-EMS to manage their PAYE and NI Contributions.

All Staff are expected to be able to get to our base locations for work commitments.

The GB-EMS Group may contact references for an applicant prior to the offer of an Interview.

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