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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Resilience and Specialist Operations Manager

Job Reference: 195-20-244-ALE

South Central Ambulance Service
195 11 C Resilience and Spec Ops
Winchester RC
£45,753 to £51,668 PR PA + 9% on call allowance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced manager who will work as part of the Resilience and Specialist Operations (RSO) team as an RSO Manager. Ideally, already working within this specialty, the successful candidate will also be required to undertake a Tactical Advisor and National Interagency Liaison Officer (NILO) role on an on call rota and must be a registered Paramedic with HCPC registration with at least 3 years post qualification.

They will participate in the development and delivery of the organisation’s emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR) function, improve standards of such preparedness across the organisation and provide leadership on specialist EPRR issues where appropriate.

As well as working to ensure the Trust’s compliance with the Civil Contingencies Act (2004) the post holder will also help to develop and maintain any specialist capability deemed necessary to counter any emerging threats.

The post holder will also be required to undertake the role of a tactical Incident Commander (conventional and CBRNe) a Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) and a NILO. (Already holding these qualifications will be desirable.)

The post holder will continue to develop and contribute to professional relationships within the organisation, with other NHS organisations and multi-agency partners in the South Central region that facilitate the continual development of Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response arrangements.

Reporting to the Head of Resilience and Specialist Operations the successful candidate may be based at any of the Trust’s locations within South Central. However, consideration will be given to try and minimise the amount of travelling.

An Assessment Centre will run on 14th December 2020 and interviews will be held week commencing 21st December via Video conference.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact James Amos (Head of Resilience and Specialist Operations) on 07714 657439.

Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

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.

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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:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We 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. 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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