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Scottish Ambulance Service

The frontline of the NHS helping preserve life and promoting recovery

Work With the Scottish Ambulance Service 

Tom Steele, Chair,

Scottish Ambulance Service

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Supporting over 5 Million people

With over 6,000 staff and 1,000 volunteers, the Scottish Ambulance Service provides an emergency service to over 5 million people. 

Serving all mainland and island communities, SAS attends over 500,000 emergency incidents annually and provides over 400,000 patient transfer journeys. 

Its Air Ambulance Service undertakes around 4,000 missions annually, and the ScotSTAR service transfers 3,000 of Scotland’s most seriously ill patients. 
 

Equality and Inclusion

The Scottish Ambulance Service is proud to support disability in the workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. There is a BAME and LGBT network within the Service. 

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Public Health

As a national Board, the Service supports the national aspiration to improve the health and well-being of Scotland’s population. Its contributions to improving the population’s health and well-being include:

•    Improving the public's chance of survival of an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
•    Reducing death related to substance misuse
•    Reducing ill health-related harm by signposting patients appropriately to other parts of the health service
•    Working in partnership with other agencies in the care of patients who are suffering from mental health
•    Transforming how care is delivered through the use of new technology

SAS works very closely with a number of partners, including Public Health Scotland, to improve Scotland’s health and well-being.
 

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Family Friendly

The Scottish Ambulance Service is committed to supporting its team to grow and develop in their job. It encourages career progressions within the Service, providing both in-house and external training. 

Wellbeing and Support

To help staff in what can be a challenging role, the Scottish Ambulance Service also has a number of helplines, resources, apps and courses in place to support  teams, both mentally and physically.

Family Friendly

The Service is also committed to supporting the family of their team with an entitlement to maternity/paternity/adoption leave and parental leave, as well as 27 days annual leave upon appointment, rising to 33 days after ten years’ service, plus eight days public holidays..