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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/03/2020.

Clinical Safety Navigator

Job Reference: 278-CSNE-0220-JG-A

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Safety Navigator
Coxheath, Coxheath
£38,890 - £44,503

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.

Clinical Safety Navigator (East)

Are you an experienced and qualified Nurse or Paramedic looking for a different way to use your skills or are you looking for your first leadership role?

We are looking to recruit Clinical Safety Navigators (CSN) within our 999 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Coxheath, near Maidstone, Kent.

Clinical Safety Navigators are responsible for the oversight and management of safety and risk to our patients within our Emergency Operations Centres.

A key part of the role is to maintain oversight of the Trust’s awaiting incidents, with the capability of managing EOC clinical resources to provide clinical safety assurance and risk mitigation to our patient’s.

As a first line manager, the post holder will be a focal point for staff; providing advice, guidance, motivation, direction and leadership as well as managing rotas, sickness and welfare issues.

Additionally, the post holder will also be expected to fulfil the duties of a Clinical Supervisor, and be responsible for Call Audit, clinical decision support use, performance management and clinical quality and governance issues relating to their teams.

Clinical Safety Navigators must provide clinical supervision for the NHS Pathways call triage system.

The applicant must be able to demonstrate minimum 6 months experience of NHS Pathways use, how risk management is stratified in the management of clinical queues, as well as the ability to innovate and respond to the fluid environment of acute care in the EOC setting.

Applicants must also have excellent communication skills that are adaptable to be able to influence and support direct line reports and form an integral part of the EOC team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Webber,

For further details / informal visits contact:

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.

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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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