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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2021.

Deputy County Commander-Somerset- Internal Only

Job Reference: 202-A-21-15783

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
£47,126 - £53,219 PA

The Deputy County Commander is a key role in the County management structure and as such will be a role model for operational staff. Reporting to the County Commander, the Deputy County Commander has operational responsibility for the efficient and effect day to day management and smooth running of the County. The Deputy County Commander will deputise for the County Commander and in their absence will assume full responsibility for the County.

A key part of this role is line management responsibility for the Operations Officers working within the County.

The Deputy County Commander will be responsible for helping the County Commander deliver high quality patient care across the County being responsible for ensuring consistent operational working practices and working in conjunction with their counterparts in other Counties to make sure best practice is identified and implemented.

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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