NSW Ambulance jobs

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Ambulance Service of NSW is hiring!

Becoming a Paramedic in the Ambulance Service of New South Wales is to join the ranks of some Australia’s finest emergency medical professionals. You new career will be marked by courage, compassion and medical expertise.  You will be equipped with the responsibility and experience each day to provide life-saving emergency medical care to the citizens of New South Wales.

Role Description

This position provides front line out of hospital care, medical retrieval and health related transport for sick and injured people in an emergency and non-emergency setting, accurately assessing and documenting patients’ health and medical needs to determine and implement appropriate paramedical care in line with NSW Ambulance policies and procedures.

New South Wales Ambualnce has 3 training pathways. Trainee Paramedic (Vocational entry), Trainee Paramedic (Graduate entry) and Qualified Paramedic pathway. The role we are discussing is the trainee paramedic role.


  • Applicants must hold a degree or a Diploma in Paramedical Science
  • Applicants must hold a current Certificate to Practice or be currently undertaking the necessary 
  • Hold citizenship or permanent residency
  • Hold an unrestricted NSW driving licence with a good history

How to apply

To apply visit the iworkforNSW website and follow the prompts. You will need to include:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Application Form
  • Evidence of Mandatory Vaccinations
  • Evidence  of Residency (Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident)
  • A complete full Driving History (Must have a Full and Unrestricted Licence and willingness to acquire LR licence)
  • Paramedic Qualifications, current Certificate to Practice, Paramedic Scope of Practice and Letter of Service from current/previous Ambulance employer
* These jobs are subject to availability.

Why become a paramedic?

‘It’s a very self-satisfying career’

“I think it’s a very self-satisfying career that is expected to expand with job opportunities over the next few years. I have had a look at a few entry pathways to gaining my degree; and I hope this option is the most time efficient way to securing a degree.” – APC Paramedic student

For more information on paramedic training call 1300 377 741.

What is your career journey?

To discover how you can become a fully qualified Ambulance Paramedic or Basic/Advanced Life Support Medic, complete a personalised paramedical career development plan.