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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/08/2019.

Dispatcher - Bristol

Job Reference: 202-A-19-10608

Employer:
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
St James, Bristol
Salary:
£21,089 pa plus unsocial enhancements*

The opportunity has arisen within South Western Ambulance Service in the North Clinical Hub for a Dispatcher. The successful candidate will initially work as part of a team and will be responsible for the effective deployment and management of Trust vehicles to emergency and non-emergency calls across the Trust area.

It is desirable that you will have had experience of working in an emergency control environment. You will need to be able to stay calm and professional and be used to working in a pressurised environment, as well as record accurate information.

You must have 4 GCSEs at C grade or above, including English (or equivalent) together with good keyboard skills and good oral communication skills. The ability to be tactful and diplomatic as required is also necessary.

Interviews will take place week commencing 2 September.

Training starting on 21 October 2019.

*Unsocial will be paid under Section 2 of NHS Terms and Conditions. Please see attached A4C Handbook for more details.




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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