09274, several

Graduate Paramedic Intern
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 31 May 2019

Classification: Graduate Paramedic Intern
Salary: $67,706 plus penalties
Position No: 09274, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 May 2019
Contact Officer: Greg Brown on esagraduateinternenquiries@act.gov.au

Details: The ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) is responsible for providing emergency and non-emergency ambulance services to the ACT community. The Graduate Paramedic Intern is the entry level position within the emergency operations arm of the ACT Ambulance Service. As an intern, you will be placed into a 15 – 18 month supported graduate program which includes a series of study blocks. Successful applicants will be engaged with appointment to ACT Government being subject to successful completion of all practical and theoretical components of the Graduate Paramedic Intern program (Nominal length of program is less than 18 months). For further information please email the Contact Officer.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applications are invited from University Graduates with a Bachelor degree in Paramedical Science (by whatever title), or equivalent post graduate qualification, to join the ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) as a Graduate Paramedic Intern. Applicants who are able to provide proof of enrolment in final semester of their studies will also be considered. Studies must have been undertaken with a tertiary institution currently accredited by, or provisionally accredited by, the Council of Ambulance Authorities.  
Note: This position is a shift work position involving weekends and public holidays. Reasonable relocation expenses may be payable to successful interstate applicants to assist with relocation to the Australian Capital Territory. These positions are also entitled to salary packaging with fringe benefits tax-free threshold up to $9095.00. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted prior to the advertised closing date and should be marked CONFIDENTIAL. Please include a completed Application Coversheet; a two page A4 statement addressing the above two capabilities for this position, showing your experience and what you can bring to the position of Graduate Paramedic Intern with ACTAS (these capabilities are listed in the "Package"); a brief employment history/resume; copy of your Bachelor degree in Paramedical Science (by whatever title) or equivalent post graduate qualification academic transcript (to date); a scanned copy of your AHPRA registration or application receipt; a scanned copy of both sides of your Class C Driver’s Licence; a points demerit transcript from the relevant motor registry authority in your State or Territory; evidence of current immunisations; which should include Tetanus and Hepatitis B completed Statutory Declaration; completed personal and medical information release consent form. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au.

Career interest categories:

Emergency Management
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services