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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/05/2020.


Job Reference: 202-A-20-12415

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Marlborough, Wiltshire
£31,365 per annum

An exciting opportunity have arisen within South Western Ambulance Service for a full time Lead Paramedic based in Marlborough, Wiltshire.

The successful candidates will support the County Commander, Deputy County Commander and Operations Officers (OO) in the day to day management of Wiltshire with particular responsibilities for the administrative arrangements of the County.

They will assist the OO, DCC And CC in ensuring that operational personnel carry out their duties in accordance with Trust policy, service instructions and to the standards of conduct and performance defined in the Institute of Health and Care Development (IHCD) Ambulance Service Basic Training Manual/ IHCD Paramedic Training Manual, out-of-hospital care guidelines published by Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee (JRCALC), and Trust Clinical Notices.

They will promote and establish a healthy and safe working environment, ensuring health and safety policies are complied with particularly those relating to accident reporting and investigation procedures. Ensure health and safety checks are actioned in line with agreed recommendations and timescales and ensure that appropriate standards of cleanliness of vehicles and equipment are maintained, as agreed with the County Management team.

The successful candidate will assist with the induction of new staff, ensuring that they are aware of all necessary procedures, policies and information in order to carry out their role effectively. They will assist the County Management team with the setting up and maintenance of local systems and controls to ensure that time sheets, annual leave, sickness records, travel claims etc. are correct and appropriately authorised.

They will maintain accurate records of resources issued and requisitioned. Maintain drug audit records of distribution, requisition and use.

**This vacancy is ring-fenced to Marlborough staff only**

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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