Lead Paramedic - Learning and Development (INTERNAL ONLY)
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
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The LP L&D will support staff undergoing restrictions of practice by working frequent operational shifts as part of a crew in order to monitor their progress on their individual development plan.
They will co-ordinate, and assist with, the Learning & Development department, identifying training needs, developing staff and implement action plans set by Learning and Development Officers (LDOs).
LP L&D's will also support new joiners and work with them on their early operational shifts following the Trusts formal induction and preceptorship packages to ensure that new staff are supported appropriately.
LP L&D's will monitor and review Newly Qualified Paramedics (NQP's), including reviewing the NQP portfolio during the first 6 months of the consolidation of learning period as set out by the trusts NQP process.
Produce written reports on a range of issues including student progress and compliance.
Maintain confidentiality in line with service policy and ensure compliance with Data Protection Act/GDPR.
The successful candidate will collaborate on a daily basis with their specific Area Group Leadership Team to support crews and react swiftly to identify learning needs. Acting as a conduit for communicating lessons learned, including complaints, adverse incidents and RLIs.
Base Stations to be agreed.
Main duties of the job
The Lead Paramedic Learning & Development will support staff undergoing restrictions of practice by working pre-arranged operational shifts as part of a crew in order to monitor their progress on their individual development plan.
They will implement action plans set by Learning and Development Officers (LDOs) and mentor OU year 4 students working with them to support developmental needs.
Lead Paramedics Learning & Development will also support new joiners and work with them on their early operational shifts following the Trusts formal induction and preceptorship packages to ensure that new staff are supported appropriately.
The Lead Paramedic Learning & Development will check standards of documentation and provide a senior clinician signature when working with a Paramedic or any grade below accepting that the documentation submitted meets the Trust requirements.
Any other reasonable operational assessment and/or support of operational staff as required by Learning and Development Officers or Clinical Training Managers
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.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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