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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/02/2020.

999 Clinical Supervisor/Nurse Paramedic

Job Reference: 278-CSE-0120-JG

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Supervisor/Nurse Paramedic
Coxheath, Coxheath
£30,401 to £37,267 per an

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

999 Emergency Operations Centre (East EOC)

  • Full time (37.5 hours) or part time hours considered
  • Rotating shift pattern covering 24/7 service
  • £30,401 to £37,267 per annum plus unsocial (Agenda for Change Band 6- Section 2)
  • Based at Coxheath

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit staff to work as Clinicians in our 999 Emergency Operations Centres.

We are looking for registered Clinicians with at least two years’ experience, keen to progress and develop into a new career challenge.

You will be working within the multi-disciplinary clinical team with the Emergency Operations Centre. You will be providing support for incoming emergency calls, carrying out remote triage of patients over the phone to ensure access to the most appropriate care pathways to meet the patient’s needs.

You will be responsible for providing support and clinical oversight of the Computer Aided Dispatch system to ensure that patient safety is maintained from their point of contact to reaching definitive care.

Experience in either pre-hospital, acute, chronic or primary care will assist you in carrying out complex clinical triage on the telephone, providing assessment, referring to the most appropriate care pathway, or sometimes providing support whilst an emergency crew are on their way, looking to get patient care right, first time, every time.

Applications from Clinicians with experience of telephone triage are also welcome.

Part time hours will also be considered.

Full training and support will be provided to make it possible for you to transition into this role so that you can make a big difference to our patients.

We also offer a range of excellent benefits including a pension scheme, up to 33 days Annual leave (exclusive of bank holidays), training and development opportunities, access to NHS discounts, Car Lease Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, NHS Mortgages and Childcare Vouchers.

Submit your application now for review and in order to secure your invitation to the Assessment Centre.

This role is subject to enhanced DBS checks for children and adults.

Assessment Centre Date:TBC

Location: Coxheath, West Sussex

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information about the role of the Clinical Supervisors, please contact Emma Webber

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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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.

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