Careers with the Welsh Ambulance Service

Whatever your skills and background, you’re sure to find a career with us which is fulfilling, challenging and rewarding.

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Manage your non-emergency transport

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Use the Symptom Checker on the NHS Direct Wales website.

The Welsh Ambulance Service is asking you to use your ambulance service wisely. Please only call 999 in a life-threatening emergency.

The Welsh Ambulance Service is up for three NHS Wales Awards!

23/05/19 11:38

The Welsh Ambulance Service is celebrating after three of its projects made the finals of this year’s NHS Wales Awards, announced today.

Tracy Martin awarded first-ever Customer Service Award

05/06/19 11:39

The Emergency Medical Dispatch's received an award recognising her particular efforts in handling emergency calls with care.

Five members of the Welsh Ambulance Services awarded Queen’s Birthday Honours

13/06/19 11:45

Deborah Goldsmith (QAM), Grayham McLean (QAM), Louise Poley (MBE), Gerallt Davies (MBE) and Glyn Thomas (BEM) received awards on the occasion of the Queen's Birthday.

Young Call Handler Wins Prestigious Award

09/04/19 05:16

Liam Masurier joined the Welsh Ambulance Service as a Call Handler for NHS Direct Wales in September 2017, aged just 21. Liam was praised for using a host of skills, including excellent communication, customer care and team working, to support patients across the country.

WAST in numbers

714 Vehicles
479,444 Verified incidents
787,666 NEPTS journeys
301,640 Calls to NHS Direct Wales


Annual General Meeting

18th July 2019

Take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how the Welsh Ambulance Service is run at its latest board meeting and AGM. Discover how decisions are made and pose your questions about the running of the service.

Staff Awards 2019

10th October 2019

The Trust’s annual Staff Awards are now open for nominations. Every year the Trust holds a ceremony to recognise those individuals with long service and good conduct, and celebrate the fantastic work taking place within the service.