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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2020.

111 Clinical Advisor - Registered Nurse/Paramedic

Job Reference: 278-111CA-0120-CB-A

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Clinician, Clinical Advisor, 111
NHS 111 Contact Centre, Ashford, Ashford
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’. We are rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission, ‘Outstanding’ for Caring and ‘Outstanding’ for our Urgent and Emergency Care. Our aim is to continually improve and to reach outstanding across all areas of the Trust.

Our 4,000+ workforce provide services to 4.9m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year. More information regarding our services and locations can be found on our website

NHS 111 Clinical Advisor (Registered Nurse or Paramedic)

  • Full-time or part-time positions available
  • Shifts include a mixture of days, weekends and evenings
  • Hours available – 12, 18, 24 and 37.5 hours per week
  • Night shifts available
  • Band 6, £30,401 to £37,267 pa (pro rota) + Unsocial in line with AfC
  • Based in Ashford, Kent
  • Full training provided

Here at the SECAmb 111 service we are expanding and therefore, we are looking for experienced nurses and paramedics from a variety of backgrounds who want a new challenge, in a new environment where you can use your invaluable skills and knowledge in the comfort our 111 NHS Contact Centre.

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust works in partnership with IC24 to provide the non-emergency NHS 111 service across Kent and Sussex. Our service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to respond to patients’ individual health care needs.

NHS 111 has been designed to make it easier for patients and the public to access advice and urgent health care services, linking patients with the most appropriate care provider for their presenting condition.

As a 111 Clinical Advisor, you will undertake clinical assessments with patients using the NHS Pathways clinical triage system. You will be required to:

  • Harness your wealth of health care experience to assess and lead patients to the correct health outcome
  • Work quickly and accurately with resilience under pressure
  • Be available to work over the Christmas and Easter periods
  • Use your excellent communication skills to provide advice to patients with the most appropriate advice and treatment, based on their assessment
  • Record data quickly and accurately on the computer

We also have a range of development opportunities for dedicated and passionate HCPC/NMC registered Paramedics or Nurses who are committed to, and have a proven track record of delivering high-quality health care.

After the successful completion of a six-month probationary period there may be the opportunity of home working and bank shifts, subject to attendance and performance.

The training consists of six weeks in total for a Clinical Advisor, which is full time whether you are applying for a full time, part time or bank position.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Chloe Barnes in our 111 Recruitment Team for an informal discussion before you apply.

We actively support equality of opportunity for all staff and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief. We are making progress towards our aim of reflecting the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantee an interview to candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and disabled applicants and from other under-represented groups.

Most of our roles will include some travel between sites. If the vacancy you’re applying for includes work related travel, you will be required to ensure that you hold and have covered the cost of suitable car insurance to support this.

If you have previously applied for this role and were deemed not appointable at any stage of the recruitment process, you cannot normally apply for the same or similar role for a minimum of six months from the date of application. This is to allow time for you to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format including large print or braille, please contact stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

Due to the high volume of applications at SECAmb, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion. Please be aware we may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

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