Clinical Lead (ring fenced to South and West Devon)

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This is a 6 month secondment opportunity for the Clinical Lead - South and West Devon position. The successful candidate will need to have a high level of understanding and knowledge of the South and West Devon operational area. They will be the clinical 'face of SWASFT' to local (County level) ambulance colleagues, commissioners and service providers, representing the Clinical Directorate at key local meetings. They will be the primary point of contact for all local clinical care queries, providing a vital link between SWASFT, Integrated Care Systems (ICS) and service providers. A close working relationship with the Head of Operations, as the local operational clinical 'face of SWASFT', is vital to drive forward clinical care across the area.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Lead will be embedded within the county. They will work closely with local managers, leaders and patient safety teams, being responsible for driving forward clinical practice across their assigned area. They will work within their local health system to promote the delivery of the right care, in the right place, at the right time, by the most appropriate clinician.

Please note that this vacancy ring fenced to staff already working in the South and West Devon operational area.

Interviews will take place on the 25th July.

About us

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.

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.

Benefits

  • 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

Internal candidates are asked to seek approval from their current SWASFT line manager prior to applying for this secondment opportunity.

Date posted

09 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Contract

Secondment

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

202-6435632

Job locations

Torquay Ambulance Stn

Lowes Bridge, Newton Road

Torquay

TQ2 7BP


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Education Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered Paramedic or Nurse.
  • Full UK Driving licence
  • C1 License and nationally recognised Blue Light Driving Qualification.
  • Foundation Degree

Desirable

  • Leadership/ Management qualification or experience
  • Patient Safety training or experience

Previous Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a practicing clinician within the pre-hospital setting (applicants must have successfully completed the NQP period for paramedics).

Desirable

  • Experience in managing clinical care, quality, innovation and/or clinical risk management.
  • Previous experience of investigating incidents.
Person Specification

Education Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered Paramedic or Nurse.
  • Full UK Driving licence
  • C1 License and nationally recognised Blue Light Driving Qualification.
  • Foundation Degree

Desirable

  • Leadership/ Management qualification or experience
  • Patient Safety training or experience

Previous Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a practicing clinician within the pre-hospital setting (applicants must have successfully completed the NQP period for paramedics).

Desirable

  • Experience in managing clinical care, quality, innovation and/or clinical risk management.
  • Previous experience of investigating incidents.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Torquay Ambulance Stn

Lowes Bridge, Newton Road

Torquay

TQ2 7BP


Employer's website

https://www.swast.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Torquay Ambulance Stn

Lowes Bridge, Newton Road

Torquay

TQ2 7BP


Employer's website

https://www.swast.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Head of Clinical Care

Tristan Henderson

tristan.henderson@swast.nhs.uk

Date posted

09 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Contract

Secondment

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

202-6435632

Job locations

Torquay Ambulance Stn

Lowes Bridge, Newton Road

Torquay

TQ2 7BP


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