Clinical Operations Support Manager
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to take up a post as Clinical Operations Support Manager (COSM) for the Advanced Paramedic Practitioner (APP) teams. This is a full-time, permanent Band 7 post working 37.5 hours per week.
The Clinical Operations Support Manager (COSM) provides support to the Clinical Operations Manager (COM). As a member of the APP leadership team, the COSM is accountable for the co-ordination of staff welfare and management, ensuring the effective delivery of emergency care services across the teams.
The successful candidates will be experienced in providing comprehensive management support, with strong communication and organisation skills. The successful candidates will take pride in their work, and be flexible and adaptable in a fast-moving environment.
Main duties of the job
Actively supporting and promoting the Trust's vision and values through role modelling effective and appropriate leadership behaviours in both day-to-day operations and in high risk, difficult and distressing situations; being flexible by demonstrating appropriate leadership styles and adapting communication to match the situation and audience.
Representing the COM on behalf of the Trust when required, including at public events.
Collating information and compiling reports for the COM as required.
Lead on serious incident investigations, undertake the Family Liaison Officer (FLO) role and undertake complaints investigations.
In the absence of the COM, lead on key management tasks deciding how these are best achieved and seeking guidance when required.
Supporting Clinical Supervisors (CS) in the delivery of key performance indicators (KPIs) and objectives through the co-ordination of: - Health and safety arrangements, including site and vehicle inspections.
- Effective medicines management across the teams. - Quality monitoring systems (for example, auditing of clinical performance indicators).
- Incident reporting (for example, Datix) and subsequent allocation for investigation - Quality assurance checks (for example, driving licences and DBS checks).
- Any other duties which are commensurate of the role.
Our organisation is driven by our strategic objectives and organisational values and we look for people who are strongly aligned with them.
At the London Ambulance Service, each member of the Team is committed to demonstrating the Trust values in everything we do by;
Being Caring - kindness, positive, empathic and listening
Respect - equity, inclusive, understanding and appreciated
Team work - supportive, collaborative, professional and acting with integrity
We welcome applications from individuals who will embrace our values and want to make a difference.
Applicants are advised to read all the information enclosed in the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.
Priority will be given to staff at risk candidates.
We reserve the right to close the application window early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
Applicants should familiarise themselves with the new NHS pay progression system introduced from 1 April 2019 as well as the NHS pay deal regarding moves from Annex 5 (previously Annex E) to section 2 unsocial hours provision when considering new posts in the NHS.
Please read to Job Description for more details on the role.
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