Lead Paramedic - Helston (INTERNAL ONLY)
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Paramedic within the County Management Team based at Helston Ambulance Station. Full support and training provided.
The successful candidates will support the Operations Manager (OM) and Operations Officers (OO) in the day to day management of the Operational Base with particular responsibilities for the administrative arrangements of the station. An allocation of admin hours will be provided allowing some dedicated time to carry out station duties.
They will assist the OM and OO in ensuring that operational personnel carry out their duties in accordance with Trust policy, service instructions and to the standards of conduct and performance.
They will promote and establish a healthy and safe working environment, ensuring health and safety policies are complied with particularly those relating to accident reporting and investigation procedures. Ensure health and safety checks are actioned in line with agreed recommendations and timescales and ensure that appropriate standards of cleanliness of vehicles and equipment are maintained, as agreed with the OM.
The successful candidate will assist the OM and OO with the implementation and maintenance of local systems and controls
Candidates must have two years' experience as a Qualified Paramedic
Main duties of the job
Assist the OO and OM in ensuring that operational personnel carry out their duties in accordance with Trust policy, service instructions and to the standards of conduct and performance.
Promote and establish a healthy and safe working environment, ensuring health and safety policies are complied with particularly those relating to accident reporting and investigation procedures. Ensure health and safety checks are actioned in line with agreed recommendations and timescales and ensure that appropriate standards of cleanliness of vehicles and equipment are maintained, as agreed with the OM.
Assist with the induction of new staff, ensuring that they are aware of all necessary procedures, policies and information in order to carry out their role effectively.
Assist the OM and OO with the setting up and maintenance of local systems and controls to ensure that time sheets, annual leave, sickness records, travel claims etc are correct and appropriately authorised.
Maintain accurate records of resources issued and requisitioned. Maintain drug audit records of distribution, requisition and use.
Participate in the delivery of quality measures, in consultation with the OO and OM to ensure the highest standards of service are achieved.
Exhibit standards of personal and professional conduct and performance as required by HCPC and its succeeding bodies.
Working for us is an experience like no other. We provide emergency and urgent care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operating across the largest ambulance region in England of 10,000 square miles and responding to an average of 2,650 incidents every day.
We remain committed to ensuring that we provide the best possible care for all our patients, which is reflected in our new five-year strategy which has continually improving patient care at its very core.
At the heart of our beautiful and diverse region we employ over 6000 people and are supported by over 575 volunteers.
If you embody our values of one team, compassionate and innovative and are looking to make a real difference to peoples' lives, then we would love to hear from you.
In return we will equip you with the skills, resources and development you need to thrive in your role.
You will have opportunities to progress to roles at a higher pay grade and enjoy continuous professional development.
- Competitive NHS salary
- A standard working week of 37.5 hours
- Holiday entitlements of 27 days per year, plus general and public holidays, rising to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
- Pay enhancements for out of hours, shift and overtime working
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Career and salary progression
- Car leasing scheme
- Free parking across Trust sites
- Cycle-to-work and other salary sacrifice schemes
- Staff networks
- Access to a wide range of discounts from various organisations across the UK
For further information about this role please see attached the job description and person specification attached.
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