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Working For Us

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Services employs more than 1100 people, and everyone has a role to play in providing a service to a patient – the focus of what we do.

We employ more than 800 frontline staff operating in both emergency and non-emergency work which are based at over 40 ambulance stations and deployment points across the whole of Northern Ireland. Over 100 people work in our two control rooms in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry. The Regional Emergency Medical Dispatch Centre (REMDC) based at Ambulance Headquarters deals with 999 calls, Doctor Urgent Requests etc and employs around 70 personnel who operate on a shift basis to provide cover 24/7 cover. The Regional Non- Emergency Medical Dispatch Centre (RNEMDC) based in Altnagelvin deals with non-emergency patient transportation issues including taking patients to outpatient appointments throughout Hospitals in Northern Ireland, discharges etc. Over 20 staff are employed in this area of management.

Our support services Directorates also play a vital role in our day-to-day work, from managing our finances, keeping our IT systems working, to recruiting and employing new staff and keeping them informed and up-to-date.

We believe, that for all our staff, there is the job satisfaction of knowing that what you do makes a difference in somebody else’s life.

We offer a range of other benefits as well.

  • A minimum 27 days’ holiday each year, increasing with length of service.
  • Personal and professional development and training opportunities.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.
  • Access to occupational health and counselling services.

Find out more about the opportunities we have available: