999 Nurse/Paramedic - EAST

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
10 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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 Clinician (Nurse/Paramedic) - Full and Part time available

Are you a qualified and experienced Nurse or Paramedic looking to use your skills in a different way?

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) are recruiting Nurse and Paramedic clinicians to work as part of our 999 Emergency Operations Centres (EOCs) team based in Crawley, West Sussex or Coxheath, Kent or across both sites.

If you are a qualified Nurse or Paramedic who has worked in a telephone clinical triage service, acute hospital, chronic, community, out-of-hospital or primary care setting and are confident assessing or referring patients to alternative services and interacting with patients, then we'd love to hear from you.

Working full as part of our 24/7 multi-disciplinary clinical team across our Emergency Operations centres, you will provide regional clinical oversight for patients that access urgent & emergency care through 999.

Responsible for providing oversight, effect handling and support for incoming 999 calls, you will undertake remote telephone triage assessments of our patients to ensure they access the most appropriate care pathways to meet their needs. You'll use your clinical skills to provide support and clinical oversight of patients through the Trust's Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and ensure that patient safety is prioritised and maintained from 999 point of contact to patients reaching definitive care. Alongside other members of the EOC clinical team, you may also support front-line clinical colleagues with remote collaborative decision making to optimise patient flow and sign post patients to appropriate and alternative community care providers.

Full training and support will be provided to make it possible for you to transition into this exciting role so that you can make a big difference to our patients.

SECAmb is at an exciting stage of its development, we are leading the way in how we care for patients that contact us through our 999 contact centres. We offer full or part-time opportunities, along with a range of excellent benefits including the NHS 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.

For more information about this role, please contact Emma Webber ( Email address removed ) or Mark Haydon ( Email address removed ) to organise an informal confidential chat.

Please note that we also provide application forms in large print or other formats. Please contact ( Email address removed ) to request.

Assessment days: TBC

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.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact ( Email address removed ) 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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