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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/10/2019.

Clinical Advisor

Job Reference: 202-A-19-10408

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
St Leonards- Dorset
£24,214- £30,112 pa

Exciting opportunities have arisen within South Western Ambulance Service for, Nurses, Paramedics and Emergency Care Practitioners with 2 years post registration clinical experience in a primary care and/or Emergency setting.

We are looking for Integrated Urgent Care Clinical Advisors, required to work as part of an integrated clinical assessment services (CAS) team by providing high-quality, evidence-based healthcare to the immediate needs of the patient. You will be responsible for assessing callers with a wide spectrum of clinical conditions; advising them on home care management, next steps and referring them on to further care when appropriate. The computer-based clinical decision system ‘NHS Pathways’ will facilitate and support the advice given

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.

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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