2015/16 SAP recruitment

Jo rickman made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

How many new staff does the trust plan to recruit in the 2015/16
financial year, broken down into the following roles? I) Emergency
Care Assistant ii) Trainee Emergency Medical Technician iii)
Qualified Emergency Medical Technician iv) Student
Paramedic v) Paramedic

For SAPs to gain registration as a Paramedic, they will be
required to achieve a DipHE or FdSc award appropriately validated
by the HCPC. Please provide details of i) which university(s) have
been selected to deliver the course ii) length of the course iii)
method of delivery e.g. distance learning, face-to-face

If the above question is still in discussio could you confirm the number of
universities still in negotiations with the trust regarding the
current SAP programme

Yours faithfully,
Jo

FOI, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Dear Jo

Thank you for your email dated 29th January 2015 where you requested information regarding the East of England Ambulance Service.

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and we will respond to you within twenty working days. Your request has been allocated the following reference: F18885 and I would be grateful if you could quote this reference in any future correspondence with the Trust.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

FoI Officer
East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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FOI, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Dear Jo

Further to your email dated 29th January 2015, please find the Trust's response below.

How many new staff does the trust plan to recruit in the 2015/16 financial year, broken down into the following roles? I) Emergency Care Assistant ii) Trainee Emergency Medical Technician iii) Qualified Emergency Medical Technician iv) Student Paramedic v) Paramedic

Student Paramedic – 400 are currently being planned subject to support and funding from our commissioners
No confirmed target for the other categories currently, but the Trust is continuing its current recruitment drive.

For SAPs to gain registration as a Paramedic, they will be required to achieve a DipHE or FdSc award appropriately validated by the HCPC. Please provide details of i) which university(s) have been selected to deliver the course ii) length of the course iii) method of delivery e.g. distance learning, face-to-face

The 2 universities being used are Anglia Ruskin and University East Anglia, the programme is approximately 12 months long; method of delivery will be a mixture of attending university and work based placements.

I am obliged to advise you that if you are dissatisfied with the Trust’s response to your request you have a right to complain to the Trust and should set out your concerns to the Freedom of Information Officer, EEAST, Hospital Approach, Broomfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7WS or by email to [East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust request email]. If you remain dissatisfied following this, you have a right under Section 50 of the FOIA to seek a determination from the Information Commissioner on whether the Act has been properly applied by the Trust. For more information, please see www.ico.gov.uk.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you require any further information.

Kind regards

FoI Officer
East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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