111 Clinical Advisor

Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
Band 6 £28,050 to £36,644 pa
Posted
25 Jan 2019
Closes
22 Feb 2019
Ref
111ClinicalAdvisor
Job Level
Administrator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’.

Our 3,500 staff provide services to 4.7m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year.

NHS 111 Clinical Advisor (Registered Nurse or Paramedic)

  • Full-time or part-time positions available. Shifts will include a mixture days, weekends and evenings. Hours available – 12, 18, 24 and 37.5 hours per week.
  • Night shifts are available, from midnight to 08.00 in the morning.
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Band 6, £28,050 to £36,644 pa (pro rota) + Unsocial in line with AFC

We are looking for experienced and dedicated healthcare professionals to join our expanding clinical team at our NHS 111 Contact Centre in Ashford. South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust works in partnership with Care UK to provide the non-emergency NHS 111 service across Kent, Surrey & Sussex.

Our service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to respond to patients’ individual healthcare needs. NHS 111 has been designed to make it easier for patients and the public to access advice and urgent healthcare services, linking patients with the most appropriate care provider for their presenting condition.

We are looking to recruit proficient and conscientious health care professionals to undertake clinical assessments with patients using the NHS Pathways clinical triage system. We also have a range of development opportunities for dedicated and passionate HCPC/NMC registered Paramedics or Nurses who are committed to and have a proven track record of delivering high-quality healthcare.

As health care professionals using NHS Pathways triage and Directory of Services systems, our Clinical Advisors ensure that our patients receive the most appropriate advice and treatment based on their need.

This role would suit experienced paramedics and nurses from a variety of backgrounds that are looking to develop their clinical practice in a new and exciting environment.

After the successful completion of the six-month probation period there may be the opportunity of home working and bank shifts subject to attendance and performance.

The training consists of six weeks in total for a Clinical Advisor whether you are applying for a full time, part time or bank position.

Clinical Advisors will be required to:-

  • To be available to work over the Christmas and Easter periods
  • To harness their wealth of healthcare experience to assess and lead patients to the correct health outcome
  • Possess excellent communication skills, keyboard skills and telephone manner
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The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity of all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, The Trust aspires to reflect the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantee an interview to candidates with disability who meet the minimum criteria specified.

We particularly encourage applications from black, asian, ethnic minority, and disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the organisation.

When completing the application please use your passport name and please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact recruitment@secamb.nhs.uk stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

When completing the reference section, please include details to cover the last 3 years history.

Due to the high volume of applications at SECAmb, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.

Please note that we contact all applicants via NHS Jobs and would advise you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.

Please be aware that the trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applicants are received.

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