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Clinical Mentor

Job Reference: 195-19-075-LSS

South Central Ambulance Service
Milton Keynes RC
Milton Keynes
£28,050 to £36,644 pa

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for staff looking to progress their career and become a Clinical Mentor in the diverse North North area of SCAS in the Milton Keynes area.

The Clinical Mentor role is a pivotal position in the management of the area’s existing operational staff of all grades and visiting students, being responsible for their clinical supervision and professional development while liaising and working alongside the education department. You will form part of the area management team and the successful candidate will have a proven set of behaviours linked to the key values of: Team Working, Caring, Innovation and Professionalism.

Full details of the role can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

You will have a good health record and be able to work full time to fulfil the full range of operational shifts and duties. You will be qualified as an HCPC Registered Paramedic, working at Band 6 level, or NMC Nurse. You must be a team player and have the ability to accept responsibility and make decisions. You must be interested in the development of newly trained staff and the maintenance of excellent standards. You will possess good interpersonal skills, good communications skills, both written and oral, and competency in basic computing and IT. You will be capable of logical thinking, practical problem-solving, objective assessment skills and report writing. You must also be able to motivate and support others. You will be required to take on some Team Leader responsibilities such as bronze duty and covering for the Team Leader during periods of absence.

Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development is vital and will be evidenced by your record of continuing development and successful applicants will need to demonstrate how their personal values reconcile against the Trust’s values.

All applicants for this position will be required to undergo a competitive selection process involving a clinical assessment followed by a panel interview. Interviews are planned for 4th and 5th March 2019.

Note: you will need to meet the essential criteria as a minimum in order for your application to be shortlisted. You must also have completed your Consolidation of Learning portfolio and have demonstrable experience of working as a Paramedic.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact: Jeanette Hall (Recruiting Manager) by e-mail

We actively support applications from members of the BME community.

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The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (based on full time hours) plus bank holidays.

All employees are automatically enrolled in NEST or the NHS Pension scheme.

We operate a comprehensive set of policies.

We also 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 and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy (formerly known as Whistleblowing). 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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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