20,000 people interested in West Midlands Ambulance Service’s paramedic job
Written by Tristan Harris on July 27, 2018
THE LATEST recruitment drive by West Midlands Ambulance Service to find the paramedics of the future captured the interest of almost 20,000 people.
A total of 19,766 viewed the vacancy and there were more than 1,300 applications. 655 are now being read through by the recruitment team with 714 rejected as they did not meet the criteria.
The trust’s recruitment manager Louise Harris put it down to the success of TV programmes, such as the BBC’s Ambulance, along with 999 On the Frontline and Inside the Ambulance.
Loads of people also requested information on the vacancy via West Midlands Ambulance Service’s social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.