Welcome to SWASFT

Welcome to the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust website.

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Recruitment and careers

SWASFT employs paramedics, emergency care assistants and 999 and NHS 111 call handlers. There is also many other areas of work available within the Trust, including administration staff, IT experts, trained mechanics and house keepers.

For more information about the careers available at SWASFT visit our recruitment section below.

What’s been happening

Do you want a job that really makes a difference to people every single day? Then the role of emergency call-handler may be the one for you. South Western Ambulance Service (SWASFT) is holding two recruitment open evenings on 12 and 17 May 2016 to provide you with the opportunity to meet our staff and find out more about career opportunities in the ambulance service control room.

Quick poll

Did you know that SWASFT has a dedicated recruitment website?  

SWASFT Community First Responders

Community First Responders

The Trust covers one of the most rural areas of the UK and we are committed to providing the population of the South West with the highest standard of out-of-hospital care. We are extremely grateful to our many responders who volunteer to help members of their local community in their time of need. You can find out more about the role of our responders and how to join by visiting their dedicted section of the website.

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