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Patient and Family Liaison Support Clinicians

Job Reference: 202-A-22-16970

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Henstridge, Somerset
£40,057 - £45,839 PA

Please note Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance will be the employer

We are looking for additional DSAA Patient and Family Liaison Support Clinicians (PFLSC) to join an established team of two others to support patients and their families to understand their complex critical illness or injuries, including their pathway of pre-hospital critical care, anaesthesia and pathway through hospital. They will facilitate communication links with other similarly injured patients to enable peer support from individuals who have experienced similar life events.

A detailed working knowledge and experience in advanced Critical Care practice is required for this role. Specifically, the ability to analyse and interpret complex clinical and non-clinical facts in a range of settings in order to meet the ongoing needs of patients and families is crucial.

The PFLSC role hours are negotiable and can be taken on a part time basis alongside an existing clinical role. The regions covered will be split amongst the team with a focus on the North or South of our patch.

This assessment day will be on either the 20 and 21st June at Henstridge

The interview will be on either the 14th and 15th of July either in Wellington or Henstridge

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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