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Clinical Advisor (Relief)

Job Description


The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides Emergency, Urgent and Non-Emergency pre-hospital care and transport across six counties (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire). We have over 70 locations and 800 vehicles, a range of specialist medical devices and 3100 staff supported by 1800 volunteers. An opportunity has arisen for Clinical Advisors in our Clinical Assessment Team (CAT) at Horizon Place, Nottingham.

The Trust has committed a significant recurring investment in the CAT to increase the number of permanent staff working within the team. We are looking for motivated clinicians who will help us excel in our service to patients and support our operational performance, while improving patient care. You will triage 999 calls through clinical evaluation of patient needs to ensure that the most appropriate care pathway is delivered.

Delivering clinical involvement at an earlier stage in the patient process provides a more focused activity for the Ambulance Service. As part of ongoing CPD and clinical skills retention you will also be required to care for and administer treatment to patients in an emergency or routine situation to your registered skill level. This is an exciting new dynamic to the current role and will assure prospective candidates of the Trust’s commitment to maintaining your clinical registration and patient facing opportunities as part of a hybrid development of this team.

As a Paramedic/ECP/Nurse you will bring an appropriate level of post registration experience in acute and critical care environments, with demonstration of post registration development. You should ideally have telephone triage experience, an empathetic and assertive telephone manner and the ability to work accurately, at speed and under pressure. You should be open to further education, including higher level qualifications. For further information on qualification and experience, please consult the Job Description.

There are a variety of career opportunities at East Midlands Ambulance Service. For more information please visit our recruitment website –

EMAS NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to improving representation from all sections of the community and well-being of its workforce. We are keen to promote a positive work-life balance wherever possible and have introduced various policies and working practices to support this goal.

At EMAS we believe that our culture should be built upon our core values and that our behaviour should reflect these. Our values underpin everything we do – how we deliver our services and how we work with each other. We believe that it’s our people who make EMAS what it is – and we have a team of great people, with great values: respect, integrity, contribution, teamwork and competence.

Closing Date: 14/10/2016

REF: 335-129-16

If you haven’t heard back from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

EMAS NHS Trust operates a smoke-free environment.

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 (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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.

UK Registration

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

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