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Experienced Paramedics - 999 Control Room

Job Description

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Are your assessment skills transferable to the telephone? Looking for an exciting change in career? If so then become one of our team of 999 Control Centre Clinicians. (Nurse/Paramedic).

999 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

  • Full time (375 hours) or part time hours considered
  • Rotating shift pattern covering 24/7 service
  • £26,302 to £35,225 pa plus up to 25% unsocial hours payment and 5% high cost area allowance (Banstead only)

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

We have vacancies across our 3 sites;

  • Banstead, Surrey
  • Lewes, Sussex
  • Coxheath, Kent

If you a Band 5 Nurse or Paramedic with at least two years post NMC/HCPC registration experience, and keen to progress and develop into a Clinical Band 6 Role, then we would love to hear from you.

We are offering you a new career challenge by working in the emergency front line of telephone clinical assessment.

You will be one of the first points of clinical contact and sometimes the first or only clinician a patient or caller may speak with when someone calls 999 (through hear and treat). Excellent patient care, ensuring the best patient experience is paramount in this forward thinking, dynamic team.

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.

Challenge yourself to make a difference in this exciting environment.There is full training and support to make it possible for you to transition to this role so that you can make a big difference to your patients in this speciality of pre hospital care.

We would encourage potential applicants to get in touch to arrange a visit to spend time in one of the EOCs to find out more about the role.

To find out more about any aspect of the role, please contact one of our Clinical Advice Managers;

Nigel Pope (Lewes) ( Email address removed )

Andrew Edwards (Banstead) ( Email address removed )

Mark Haydon (Coxheath) ( Email address removed )

There will be a new single Headquarters for Banstead and Lewes in the Gatwick/Crawley area and the post holder for this role will be required to relocate to the new site in February 2017. Coxheath EOC is remaining in place.

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity of all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We aim to reflect the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantee interview to candidates with disability who meet the minimum critieria specified.

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. For existing members of staff, please follow the internal application guidance notes and ensure these are received prior to the closing date for this vacancy.

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

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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