Every team member is a lifesaver. Join the North East Ambulance Service to make a real difference to our communities, while progressing your career and professional development.

With over 3,500 staff in 63 locations, serving a population of more than 2.6 million people, we are one of the region’s biggest employers.

From health advisors to paramedics, clinicians to support services, we have a range of roles available for all levels of experience.

Patients are at the heart of everything we do here at the North East Ambulance Service. Join us in our mission to provide safe, effective and responsive care for all.


Our salaries are competitive, in line with NHS Terms and Conditions of Service. We offer 27 days annual leave, membership to the NHS Pension scheme – widely recognised as one of the most generous pension schemes in the UK.

You’ll be able to enjoy a range of discounts with our Blue Light Card, as well as our car lease, home electronics and cycle to work schemes.

All of this in one of the UK’s most affordable regions, boasting world heritage sites, stunning coastlines and countryside, and with some of the lowest commuting times and famously friendly locals.


We are an inclusive workplace, valuing and respecting diversity and with extensive LGBTQ+, BAME, Disability and Women’s staff networks. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and encourage applications from all backgrounds.

We are an ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Prince’s Responsible Business Network. We are also immensely proud to be achieving across all objectives in the NHS Equality Delivery System.

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Pay and benefits

  • Competitive salaries in line with the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service
  • 27 days annual leave on joining
  • Membership to the NHS Pension scheme – one of the best schemes available in the UK
  • Access to occupational health and counselling support services
  • Free parking at most Trust sites
  • LGBTQ+, ethnic minority, Disability, and Women’s staff networks
  • Discounted car-lease scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • Access to home electronics scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

disability confident


Dementia friendly

Veteran Aware organisation 2021


Gold covenant

Read our recruitment statement here

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