Alice Berrill

Lecturer Practitioner in Paramedic Science

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:Allied Health

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Paramedic science , Pre-hospital care

Alice was a Senior Paramedic (Practice Educator), Clinical Field Operational Trainer and Education & Training Officer within the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Alice joined the team at Anglia Ruskin University in May 2021.

Background

Alice joined what was then the East Anglian NHS Ambulance Service in October 2003. She progressed to the role of Emergency Medical Technician in 2004 while the trust transformed into the East of England NHS Ambulance Service. Alice achieved a Certificate of Higher Education in Emergency Medical Care through the University of East Anglia when she qualified as a Paramedic in 2007. She worked on both Ambulances and Rapid Response Cars gaining experience to become a Senior Paramedic.

Alice had an interest in training and education from the start of her paramedic career being one of the first paramedics in her trust to achieve a Level 6 qualification in Assessment & Mentoring in health & social care setting through the Open University. She worked continuously as a Mentor and Assessor of student members of staff. She obtained a Level 3 teaching qualification in 2009 which allowed her to teach yearly professional updates to her colleagues.

Alice was seconded to ARU from the trust in 2016 for two year as an Education & Training Officer to act as a Clinical Skills Tutor to deliver skill sessions to the Trust’s DipHE Paramedic Science students and the University BSc (Hons) student. During this time, she completed a PG Cert Higher Education in Learning and Teaching.

Teaching

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching (Higher Education), Anglia Ruskin University
  • Level 6 Mentorship and assessment in health and social care settings, Open University
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Emergency Medical Care, University of East Anglia