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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/10/2019.

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IUC Senior Clinical Advisor

Job Reference: 202-A-19-10226

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
East Clinical Hub, St Leonard, Dorset
£30,401 - £37,267pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for experienced clinicians to join our Integrated Urgent Care Service (IUC) as a Senior Clinical Advisor based at St. Leonards, Dorset with potential to under some home working once a desired competence has been achieved. Full training is provided in the use of clinical decision support software (NHS Pathways) with regular updates as well as an annual development day. Our team can also assist with any clinical revalidation needs and all clinical staff with CPD.

Senior Clinical Advisors will undertake such duties as clinical call handling as well as provide support and leadership to NHS 111 Health Advisors as outlined within the job description and person specification. Once competent further training and development will be provided in the form of a Continuous Quality Improvement course to allow them to audit, support peers and undertake the function of the Clinical Team Leader on duty, supporting the multi-disciplinary team where necessary.

Various rota’s are available such as full time (37.5 hours per week), part time (18.75 hours per week) and weekend only relief and can be shared on request.

All candidates must hold a registration with either the HCPC (Paramedic) or NMC (Nurse).


South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) was the first Ambulance Trust in the country registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) demonstrating the highest levels of service quality, performance and financial management. SWAST delivers high performing emergency and urgent care to the residents and transient population of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset along with NHS 111 service in Dorset.

SWASFT offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to patients, ensuring long-term sustainability and financial strength for the future.

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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I am sure that you will appreciate the financial pressures on NHS organisations and our desire to prioritise resources into patient care. Whilst we would wish to respond to all correspondence, we are unable to contact candidates who have not been shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is working towards equal opportunities. Due to under representation within the Trust we would particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic groups, women and those with a disability.

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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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