North West Ambulance Service


Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) is a forces-friendly organisation holding the Gold award in the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and Veteran Aware accreditation with the Veteran Healthcare Covenant Alliance.

We recognise the experience and skills that spouses, veterans and service leavers can offer to NWAS including excellent communication, organisational and leadership skills, and delivering high standards of performance in teamwork, problem solving, integrity, flexibility and reliability.

We welcome job applications from the Armed Forces community, including military spouses, and are committed to providing a supportive environment throughout your career with us.

About us

Every day NWAS provides urgent and emergency health care and patient transport services across the North West. Every role is important; as everyone plays a part in achieving our vision: delivering the right care, at the right time, in the right place; every time.

Every year, we operate around 1000 vehicles on both emergency and non-emergency operations – our emergency crews attend more than one million incidents and our Patient Transport Service undertakes over 1.5 million non-emergency journeys. We receive over 1.3 million emergency calls and our NHS 111 Service handles more than 1.5 million calls.

Our Trust Headquarters is in Greater Manchester and has area offices serving the communities of Cheshire and Merseyside, Cumbria and Lancashire, and Greater Manchester.

We recruit across the whole of the North West and are looking for exceptional people for over 300 roles:  

  • Paramedic Emergency Services
  • Emergency Operations Centres
  • Patient Transport Service
  • NHS 111 Service
  • Estates and Fleet – Vehicle Maintenance
  • Corporate Services - HR, IT, Organisational Development, Communications, Finance Community Engagement, Legal Services.