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Clinical Hub Triage Nurse / Paramedic

Job Reference: 202-324-18

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol or Exeter
£30,401 - £37,267 pa + Unsocial Hours Payment *


We are currently looking to appoint Nurses and Paramedics to expand the clinical teams based in our Bristol and Exeter Clinical Hubs (999 control rooms).

Our Clinicians provide primary clinical triage to patients, making interventions across the whole spectrum of health and social care to direct callers to the most appropriate care. They also provide advice and assistance to Clinical Hub staff and managers as required, whilst ensuring the safe and effective delivery of our emergency and urgent care service.

Applicants must be a registered Paramedic or Nurse with a broad general experience as a qualified professional. You must have a wider knowledge of healthcare pathways, and have experience in triaging patients.

This can be either a full or part time position but not bank at this time. For internal staff 12 month secondments are also available.

By joining us in return we offer competitive professional development packages including academic enhancement along with flexible working opportunities within a supportive working environment which challenges and rewards in equal measure.

If you would like to find out more information regarding the role you can contact for Bristol or for Exeter for an informal conversation.

Applicants are welcomed and would be encouraged to arrange a visit to our Clinical Hubs and can do so by contacting the above.

(*) Paid under Section 2 of NHS Terms and Conditions. Please see A4C Handbook attached to advert.

Our upcoming interview are:

Monday 16 March - Bristol

Monday 30 March - Exeter

Tuesday 7 April - Bristol

Friday 17 April - Bristol

Wednesday 15 April - Exeter

Monday 18 May - Exeter

Tuesday 19 May - Bristol

Thursday 11 June - Exeter

Friday 12 June- Bristol

Monday 6 July - Exeter

Tuesday 7 July - Bristol

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.

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.

UK Registration

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

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