Ambulance Staff (Excluding Paramedic)

Ambulance staff transport sick, injured and convalescent persons and give first aid treatment in emergencies.


  • Replenishes medical supplies in ambulance as necessary.
  • Cleans and disinfects ambulance after use and carries out routine care of ambulance equipment.
  • Ascertains nature of injuries and provides first aid treatment.
  • Drives ambulance or accompanies driver to transport patients to hospitals or other treatment centres and homes.
  • Helps patients into and out of ambulance.

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 27% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for ambulance staff (excluding paramedic) is £22,547

640 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 640. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for ambulance staff (excluding paramedic) roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £22,547 per year. That is about £1,879 per month or £11.56 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,655, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £41,256

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 640 people are employed in the region.

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