Welcome to SWASFT

Help and support

South Western Ambulance Services NHS Foundation Trust, like the whole of the NHS, is committed to being a model employer. This means offering excellent working conditions. It means rewarding all staff according to their skills and experience and giving equal opportunities to all, and treating everyone with dignity and respect. It also means helping staff to develop their careers by providing training and development, while keeping the right balance between work and their other commitments and interests.

The recruitment process

If you are shortlisted for a position, you will receive an email to the address entered on your application form. We will also send messages through your NHS Jobs account, to keep you updated on your application process. To access emails from us via NHS Jobs, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'. 

We will contact candidates through NHS jobs to inform you if you have been successful or unsuccessful in being shortlisted.  

In submitting an application form, you authorise South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Before you complete your application have a look at our helpful interview hints and tips below.

  • Interview hints and tips
  • About our recruitment checks and processes

For further help and support please contact our Recruitment Team on 01392 261584 or via email hrservices@SWAST.nhs.uk

If you have a disability, long term illness or need extra support with your application, SWASFT is working in partnership with PLUSS, an award winning Social Enterprise that supports thousands of people with disabilities and other disadvantages move into employment each year, who can offer specialist support. Should you require any guidance or support please contact HRServices@swast.nhs.uk or alternatively https://www.pluss.org.uk/welcome-pluss if you think they may be able to help you or someone you know.

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South Western Ambulance Charity

The South Western Ambulance Charity, founded in 1995, uses gifted monies to benefit those in our communities who use our service and to improve the welfare of the staff and volunteers of the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our charitable support covers Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire including Bristol and Swindon.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the care that you or your loved one has received from us in the form of a charitable donation please visit our online giving website: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charities/SWASC.