Welcome to SCAS Recruitment

    Welcome to SCAS Recruitment

    Welcome to SCAS Recruitment

    Welcome to SCAS Recruitment



We have developed this website to tell you about the amazing opportunities we have at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and to support you through your induction in to one of the best ambulance services in the country.

In September 2016 we were the first ambulance trust to be rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission, with inspectors highlighting in their report that our staff are proud to work for SCAS and demonstrate high levels of care, compassion and dedication.

Whether you’re an experienced paramedic looking for a fresh challenge, currently studying and considering where to begin your career, or simply want to feel you’re making a difference with your skills and experience every day you come to work, use this site to discover the wide variety of clinical and non-clinical roles we are recruiting for today.

Will Hancock - Chief Executive
Will Hancock, Chief Executive

Recruitment Open Days

The Recruitment Open Days are being held at Northern House in Bicester, Oxfordshire on the 14 January from 10am until 2pm, and at Southern House in Otterbourne, Hampshire from 10am - 2pm. The events are organised on a drop-in basis and will give local people the chance to find out what jobs are currently available at SCAS, chat to existing staff and to see live demonstrations and a selection of Trust vehicles. There will be HR representatives available who can give advice on how to apply for vacancies.

Saturday 14 Jan 10am - 2pm
Bicester Oxfordshire
  • Call centre positions
  • Driving jobs
  • Emergency positions - support and clinical roles
  • Voluntary positions
Saturday 28 Jan 10am - 2pm
Otterbourne Hampshire
  • Call centre positions
  • Driving jobs
  • Emergency positions - support and clinical roles
  • Voluntary positions


SCAS in a year...








There are many different roles available at SCAS from frontline clinical, to back office support.
Please choose from the categories below to read more.

All roles
Operations & Clinical Coordination Centres
Commercial Services


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"Our people are justifiably proud to work for one of the best performing ambulance trusts in the country."

Will Hancock - Chief Executive

See our staff talking about life at SCAS

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SCAS have operational bases in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire

SCAS locations map

1. Adderbury Resource Centre
2. Alton Ambulance Station
3. Amershan PTS Base
4. Andover Ambulance Station
5. Basingstoke Ambulance Station
6. Bletchley Ambulance Station
7. Bracknell Resource Centre
8. Chalfont PTS Base
9. Didcot Resource Centre
10. Havant Ambulance Station
11 High Wycombe Resource Centre
12. Hightown Ambulance Station
13. Hythe Ambulance Station
14. Kidlington Ambulance Station
15. Lymington Ambulance Station
16. Maids Moreton PTS Base
17. Milton Keynes Ambulance Station
18. Newbury Resource Centre
19. North Harbour Rescource Centre
20. Nursling Resouce Centre
21. Oxford City Resource Centre
22. Petersfield Ambulance Station
23. Portsmouth PTS Base
24. Reading Resource Centre
25. Ringwood Ambulance Station
26. Stoke Mandeville Resource Centre
27. Wexham Park Ambulance Station
28. Whitchurch Ambulance Station
29. Winchester & Eastleigh Resource Centre (HART)
N. Northern House, Bicester
S. Southern House, Otterbourne
T. Thames Valley Air Ambulance - Benson, Oxfordshire
H. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance - Thruxton, Hampshire

Don't just take our word for it...

Hear what our staff have to say

  • "You get a real buzz from helping someone and just knowing that you have been there for them... it’s fantastic really, if you think you have got what it takes to stay calm under pressure then I think this job is for you."

    James - NHS 111 Call Handler
    James NHS 111 Call Handler (and Mentor)
  • "I have met a whole new group of friends and the opportunities are really good and the job is really good, and I feel like I am helping people and making a difference so yes, I definitely recommend working for South Central Ambulance Service."

    Jessica - Emergency Call Taker
    Jessica Emergency Call Taker (and Mentor)
  • "The progression has been amazing and I never ever thought at my stage of life I would be at university, but I managed to get a degree which was all funded and supported by the service... so yes definitely join the ambulance service, it’s a worthwhile career"

    Steve - Paramedic
    Steve Paramedic (and Mentor)
  • “SCAS is a great place to work! I feel really proud to be able to support the staff who are out there day to day in all elements and facing all different kinds of situations to know that there is somebody there at the end of the phone."

    Laura - HR Administrator
    Laura HR Administrator

Benefits of working at SCAS

A few reasons to join us!

Annual Leave

Annual leave entitlement is 27 days at first, rising to 33 days after 10 years service.

NHS Pension

All staff have the option of contributing to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme.

Family friendly

Staff are entitled to maternity/adoption leave, paternity leave and parental leave.

Equality & Diversity

We welcome applications from Black and Minority Ethnic people, who are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Employee Assistance

A free and confidential service from Optum offers expert advice, specialist counselling and support.

Discounts & lifestyle benefits

Perks include discounts for local and national providers of entertainment, holidays, travel, food and drink.


Our excellent in-house training programme is available, together with courses through our partnership work.

Excellent Locations

We serve the beautiful counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire.


You could get 'The Queen’s Ambulance Good Conduct Medal’ or win an ‘AMBIE’ at our annual awards.


So what are you waiting for?

Apply now!

You got the job!

If you are successful in your application you can download all the necessary recruitment forms by clicking here.