18699 - Emergency Medical Technician(EMT)

(These questions are directed at the role that is nationally recognised and generically called Ambulance Emergency Technician (EMT) and as such I will use the term EMT during this application)

Within your service, what title(s) do you use for the generic role EMT that would normally form part of the crew of an emergency ambulance?

In your service are there different grades of EMT, what are those grades?

How many staff in each role or grade of EMT are you established for across your service?

How many staff do you physically have in each grade of EMT?

Can you show as a figure  if you are over or understaffed from establishment in (each grade) of the role of EMT?

How many EMT’s do you have that are paid at A4C pay band  4  and how many at A4C pay band 5?

What have been the pertinent elements of the job evaluation that separates an EMT being paid at A4C pay band 4 to 5? 

  • Reference:
    18699
  • Response:
    (These questions are directed at the role that is nationally recognised and generically called Ambulance Emergency Technician (EMT) and as such I will use the term EMT during this application)

    Within your service, what title(s) do you use for the generic role EMT that would normally form part of the crew of an emergency ambulance?

    In your service are there different grades of EMT, what are those grades?

    How many staff in each role or grade of EMT are you established for across your service?

    How many staff do you physically have in each grade of EMT?

    Can you show as a figure  if you are over or understaffed from establishment in (each grade) of the role of EMT?

    How many EMT’s do you have that are paid at A4C pay band  4  and how many at A4C pay band 5?

    A&E Frontline Technicians AfC Band Budgeted Establishment Staff in Post Vacancies
    As of 30/11/2018   WTE WTE WTE
    Senior Technician AfC Band 5 428.66 478.28 -49.62
    Technician/ Associated Ambulance Practitioner AfC Band 4 441.32 250.10 191.22
    Total   869.98 728.38 141.60


    What have been the pertinent elements of the job evaluation that separates an EMT being paid at A4C pay band 4 to 5? 

    The Trust Pay Banding Agreement outlines the difference between the band 4 and band 5 EMT pay, copy of which is attached.

    If applicable, on what date did your service appoint EMT’s into A4C pay band 5?
    October 2014

  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    Human Resources
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