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999 Nurse/Paramedic

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

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
999 Nurse/Paramedic
Coxheath, Coxheath
£31,365 to £37,890 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’.

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.

999 Emergency Operations Centre (East EOC)

  • Full time (37.5 hours) or part time hours considered
  • Rotating shift pattern covering 24/7 service
  • £31,365 to £37,890 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, Kent

For further details / informal visits contact:

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

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.

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