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NHS 111 Senior Clinical Advisor

Band 6

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Clinical Advisor
Band 6
Various hours available
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Wakefield and Rotherham
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
04/02/2018 23:59

Yorkshire Ambulance Service / NHS 111 – a rewarding place to work

Are you a Nurse or Paramedic? Do you have telephone triage experience? Do you want to change direction in your clinical career?

We are looking to recruit Senior Clinical Advisors (Band 6 Agenda for Change) working at one of our NHS 111 call centres in Wakefield and Rotherham (Wath upon Dearne).

We require full and part-time staff to work ideally between 20 to 37.5 hours per week, mainly in the evenings/weekends and nights. This will include a requirement to work 6 out of 8 public holidays and will attract an unsocial payment of up to 25%.

At NHS 111 we are always seeking new and innovative ways to work and one our initiatives is homeworking. This opportunity may be offered to Clinicians who meet the criteria after a qualifying period. There will also be an opportunity for those who are interested to work between Emergency Operation Centre (999) and NHS 111 giving you a wide and varied role.

As a Senior Clinical Advisor for NHS 111 you will be a Registered Nurse or Paramedic and will be responsible for ensuring that the NHS 111 patients receive a quality service. You will have quick clinical decision making skills and excellent communication skills; you will need to be able to speak with a variety of patients. Using professional clinical judgment supported by decision support software, Senior Clinical Advisors will provide assessment, medication advice, and health information to patients calling NHS 111. You will support patients to access appropriate levels of care, including home care management. We require clinicians with generalist and specialist skills to assess and deliver care to patients across all age groups. As a Senior Clinical Advisor you will need to be able to demonstrate the following key skills; - Work with a variety of clinical specialists to ensure safe clinical processes for patients - The ability to make quick safe clinical decisions - Meet the required standards for key performance indicators - Undertake referrals to internal and external clinicians - Be committed to self-development and training In addition to this you will be able to demonstrate your flexibility to meet service needs and enthusiasm to deliver high quality patient care. We offer a full training package, which will include NHS Pathways training and enhanced communication skills.

Training is 6/7 weeks full time. Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details. 

We may also have the opportunity to carry out your training on a Distance Learning basis.

Have you experience of distance learning?
Are you self-motivated to study to obtain your NHS Pathways license to able you to use the NHS 111 NHS Pathways system? 

This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a national training package to enable you to undertake distance learning over 8 or 10 weeks, totaling 75 hours paid time. On completion of the distance learning pilot you would then attend the call centre for 2 weeks full time training to complete your NHS Pathways clinical module and have supported practice time. If shortlisted this training option would be discussed further. 

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be short listed for this role

This is an exciting time to join NHS 111 and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NHS 111 office on 01924 584253

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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