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Clinical Mentor

Job Reference: 195-18-061-LSS

South Central Ambulance Service
Winchester RC
£26,565 to £35,577 pa

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for staff looking to progress their career and become a Clinical Mentor in the South-North area of SCAS.

The Clinical Mentor role is a pivotal position in the management of the area’s existing operational staff of all grades and visiting students, being responsible for their clinical supervision and professional development while liaising and working alongside the education department. You will form part of the area management team and the successful candidate will have a proven set of behaviours linked to the key values of Team Working, Caring, Innovation and Professionalism.

Full details of the role can be found in the attached job description.

You will have a good health record and be able to work full time to fulfil the full range of operational shifts and duties. You will be currently qualified as an HCPC Registered Paramedic, working at band 6 level, or NMC Nurse. You must be a team player and have the ability to accept responsibility and make decisions. You must be interested in the development of newly trained staff and the maintenance of excellent standards. You will possess good interpersonal skills, good communications skills, both written and oral, and competency in basic computing and IT. You will be capable of logical thinking, practical problem-solving, objective assessment skills and report writing. You must also be able to motivate and support others.

Commitment to your own ongoing personal and professional development is vital and will be evidenced by your record of continuing development.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Elayne Moorwood.

Please see the job description and person specification for further details

Note: you will need to meet the essential criteria as a minimum in order for your application to be shortlisted.

We actively support applications from members of the BME community, Former-Services/Forces and Reservists - we are proud to have achieved the Gold award from the Employer Recognition Scheme.

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The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (based on full time hours) plus 8 bank holidays (bank contracts accrue one hour to every nine hours worked).

All employees are automatically enrolled in either the NHS Pensions scheme or NEST.

We operate a comprehensive set of policies.

Employees can take advantage of a number of discounts open to NHS staff. (such as Nandos and Dominos).

Working in the NHS may entitle you to apply for a Key Worker Housing scheme.

We also operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience.

We work in partnership with our trade unions.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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