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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/09/2021.

Clinical Audit and Professional Development Lead

Job Reference: 202-A-21-15162

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Exeter and Bristol
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum

Reporting to the Deputy Head of Clinical Operations and Safety and working closely with Clinical Team Leaders, the Clinical Hub Quality Assurance Manager and the Learning and Development team, the Clinical Audit and Professional Development Lead will be responsible for ensuring the provision of a high quality, safe and effective clinical triage service by remote clinical triage clinicians who work both within the Clinical Hub and wider Trust. Through effective monitoring of clinical call audits and feedback from team members and the Senior Leadership Team, the Clinical Audit and Professional Development Lead will be responsible for enabling Hub Clinicians to deliver high quality emergency and urgent care by providing innovative, efficient and effective in–service CPD style training and education that is specific to their telephone triage position. This may include delivery in the classroom setting and/or in the workplace to individuals and groups of staff. The post-holder will also be responsible for delivering Clinical Decision Support Tool training to new entrants and ensuring they are supported through the initial phase of their career within the Clinical hub. They will be responsible for providing leadership, support and advice to those within the team who are CDSS and audit trainers, ensuring they remain competent and consistent in practice.


Please note the following assessment timetable for shortlisted candidates.

Part 1 22/09/21 – 24/09/21 – an online planning and organising assessment which will be emailed to candidates.

Part 2 – Assessment day 11/9/21 based in Exeter

1 Permanent role covering both hub sites – Exeter and Bristol

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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