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Clinical Team Educator

Job Reference: 195-20-104-ARH

South Central Ambulance Service
North West Node
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

A number of fantastic opportunities have arisen for staff looking to progress their career and become a Clinical Team Educator in the North West area of SCAS.

There are a number of full time vacancies as well as a part time (0.5 WTE) vacancy available across Adderbury, Kidlington, Oxford and Didcot.

The Clinical Team Educator 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 and person specification.

You will have a good health record and be able to work either full time or part time depending on which vacancy you apply for to fulfil the full range of operational shifts and duties. You will be qualified as a HCPC Registered Paramedic, working at Band 6 level, or NMC Nurse.

You must be a team player and can 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, 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 ongoing personal and professional development is vital and will be evidenced by your record of continuing development. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate how their personal values reconcile against the Trust’s values.

All applicants for this position will be required to undergo a competitive selection process involving a clinical assessment followed by a panel interview.

Assessments are planned to take place on Monday 22nd June 2020 at the Education and Recruitment Centre in Bone Lane, Newbury.

Candidates who successfully pass the assessments will then be invited for interview on Friday 26th June 2020 at Unit 2, Bicester.

We are unable to offer any alternative dates for the assessments or interviews.

Note: you will need to meet the essential criteria as a minimum in order for your application to be shortlisted. You must have completed your Consolidation of Learning Portfolio as part of the NQP programme and have demonstrable experience of working as a Paramedic.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact: Kerry Gregory (Clinical Operations Manager) on 07827 310674 or by e-mail

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.

UK Registration

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

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