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

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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.

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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