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Clinical Advisor - Telephone Triage

Job Reference: 020-AHP013-0519

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Telephone Triage
Withybush Hospital, Haverford West
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Therefore, please ensure you check your email account regularly

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Are you ready for a new direction in your career with new exciting challenges?

Would you like to work for a forward-thinking evolving service which is at the heart of unscheduled care in Wales where you can use your clinical knowledge to provide excellent care to patients through telephone triage?

Due to the ongoing roll out of 111 across Wales we, at the Welsh Ambulance Service, are know recruiting paramedics and registered (Adult or Children's Nurses to work in our 111/NHS Direct Wales Clinical Contact Centre based at Withybush Hospital.

The Clinical Contact Centre at Withybush provides an out of hours service and will open from 18.30-07.30 on weekdays and 24 hours weekends and Bank Holidays.

We are keen to hear from experienced Paramedics and Nurses who are now ready to progress their career or new challenge.

In exchange we can offer a range of contracted hours over the above periods a comprehensive training programme which supports clinician's revalidation/competencies and CPD training requirements.

Induction training will be part time for 7 weeks (30 hours over 4 days), in office hours for the first month and then a variable shift pattern.

Currently we are developing process where Clinicians can also work from home. Check out our Q&A document located at top right of the advert as it may answer most of your queries.

There are 2 posts available. For the nurse post apply under job reference 020-NMR008-0519. For the paramedic post please apply under job reference 020-AHP013-0519.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 3rd July 2019

There will be two open days for you to come and ask us questions. They will be:

22nd and 29th June between 11am and 3pm.

Please register via reception on 01792 776252.

Informal discussion welcome. Please contact Lynne Elliott, Clinical Manager or any of the Senior Nurse Advisers on 01792 776252

If the above dates are not convenient, alternative arrangements can be made for an informal visit. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and /or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews dates: 15th and 16th July at Withybush Hospital

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lynne Elliott Clinical Manager

01792 776252

The Trust actively seeks to recruit and appoint people currently under represented in the workforce. This includes women, people with disabilities, LGBT, and those from minority ethnic groups. All staff are encouraged and supported to learn Welsh. Please be sure to provide full contact details for all referees, including email addresses where possible. Failure to do so may result in significant delays in your application.

Please note that the inbox is not monitored. If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 02920 905353.

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.

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

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