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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

111 Clinical Advisor - Registered Nurse/Paramedic

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

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’.

Our 3,500 staff provide services to 4.7m 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.

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.

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity of all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, The Trust aspires to reflect the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantees an interview to candidates with disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from black, Asian, ethnic minority, and disabled applicants and those from other under-represented groups.

When completing the application please use your passport name and please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

If you have previously applied for this role and was 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 the candidate to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

When completing the reference section, please include details to cover the last 3 years history.

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 note that we contact all applicants via NHS Jobs and would advise you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.

Please be aware that the trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applicants are received.

Follow our recruitment on Twitter @SECambRecruit and check out our Facebook page - SECAmb Recruitment

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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

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