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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/04/2020.

111 Dental Nurse

Job Reference: 195-20-072-GEP

Employer:
South Central Ambulance Service
Department:
195 14 NHS 111 D - Dental Team
Location:
Winchester
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Calling All Dental Nurses

 

111 Telephone Triage Dental Nurse – Band 5 + Unsocial Hours Enhancements Part-time, 16 months Fixed Term Contract (from July 2020 –October 2021)

Days, Evenings, weekends & bank holidays

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you currently GDC registered?

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of our patients?

We at South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) have exciting opportunities within our dynamic and innovative urgent care service which is driven by saving lives and ensuring our patients receive the care that they need.

We are looking to recruit reliable and enthusiastic Dental Nurses to join our motivated, friendly and hardworking team of Clinicians based in Otterbourne, Winchester to support the smooth running of our Dental Advisory Service.

You:

Working within this role you will carry out complex clinical telephone triage in a sensitive manner providing assessment, advice and information in line with clinical pathways whilst utilising your knowledge, experience and professional judgement, referring to other services where appropriate.

Essential Requirements:

  • GDC Dental Nurse registration
  • Triage experience
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Minimum of two years of practical experience

Desirable Requirements:

  • Motivated towards further professional development
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance and audit practices
  • Flexible working approach
  • IT qualifications
  • Call centre experience

Successful candidates will be required to complete a one week fulltime training programme, covering internal systems, NHS pathways assessments and call centre mentoring. We offer continued support throughout this role.

Us:

SCAS is a progressive, innovative and caring NHS Trust, with a vision towards excellence, saving lives and enable out patients to receive the care they need well demonstrating SCAS core values Teamwork, Innovation, professionalism and caring. Working for SCAS provides outstanding opportunity’s for its employees to develop within their roles and the Trust, while offering the following benefits;

  • Continued support and development
  • Additional CPD training Opportunities and access to educational qualifications
  • Various NHS discount opportunities
  • Uniform provided
  • NHS Pension Scheme

Please see the job description and person specification for further details.

Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be short listed for this role.

If you have any queries please contract recruitment@scas.nhs.uk




We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability, or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets). Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

Communications regarding your application will be sent via NHS Jobs to your inbox. Please look out for e-mails from us relating to your application.

We do require three years’ worth of references (with no gaps); please be sure to provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (pro rata) plus bank holidays.

USH paid in line with section 2 terms and conditions.

All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST).

We operate from a comprehensive set of policies.

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 or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview.

As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required.

South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy (formerly known as Whistleblowing). We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.


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.



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