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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/05/2021.


Job Reference: 202-A-21-14259

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Torquay & Derriford
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Whole time equivalent Operations Officer - Band 7

37.50 hrs per week – Substantive

The Operations Officer role is a highly visible and accountable position within the Trust. The Operations Officer role is instrumental in helping to support the senior managers ensure the smooth day to day running of the Operations Directorate.

The Operations Officer role will provide clinical and managerial leadership and line management to an operational staff group ensuring high quality patient care is delivered in line with the strategic objectives of the Trust. The Operations Officer role has important operational commander responsibilities including on scene incident management and post incident hot debrief.

The Operations Officer has a key role in making sure that the County delivers performance in line with expectations. As part of this the Operations Officer role ensures that staff abstractions are reduced to an absolute minimum, that operational resourcing in line with the plan is prioritised and that central reporting systems are accurate.

As an operational Paramedic, the Operations Officer is responsible for the care, treatment and movement of patients in accordance with the Paramedic job description.

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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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