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Lead Paramedic

Employer: Silverstone

Fixed term contract March/April* - October 

£35,000 - £37,000 (dependent upon experience) + benefits 

Silverstone has transformed from a circuit to an iconic institution with a lasting legacy. From hosting world-renowned events to creating unique experiences, Silverstone’s story gives people the power to be moved at every corner. Based in our CQC registered Medical Centre, the Lead Paramedic will provide and coordinate medical cover for all events at Silverstone, delivering high quality pre-hospital emergency care and supporting with the provision and supervision of medical resources at the venue. 

If you’re interested or know someone who might be then get in contact with us today! Visit www.silverstone.co.uk/jobs or email recruitment@silverstone.co.uk to find out more. Closing date for applications is Friday 29th January 2021.

*start date subject to national lockdown restrictions 

111 Clinical Team Manager   

Employer: Practice Plus Group 

 

Job number: PPG00343
Location: London 111
Address: Integrated Urgent Care, Hounslow, Southall, Greater London, UB2 5NH
Contract type: Permanent
Schedule type: Full Time
Closing date: Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 23:59
Salary: £43,382 - £43,382 / Year

We are now recruiting for a 111 Clinical Team Manager. This is a great opportunity for a Clinical Advisor who is looking for more responsibility and a step up from their current role.
As the Clinical Team Manager you will provide line management and support to Clinical Advisors within the 111 Call Centre in Southall.
This is a full time position of key responsibility for the effective delivery of Practice Plus Group's NHS 111 services.

 

Key Responsibilities

  •  Provide effective clinical leadership and management of the 111 clinical advisors and the clinical aspect of the 111 contact centre whilst on shift.
  • When required, participate in providing clinical advice and direction to staff, also participate in the safe and appropriate clinical re-validation, signposting and assist with clinically appropriate triage of patients contacting NHS 111.
  • Provide direct line management to Clinical Advisors within the 111 contact centre and provide training, coaching and monitoring of Clinical Advisors.
  • To ensure their own competencies are maintained in line with the NMC/HCPC defined competency frameworks.
  • Promote and monitor safe and effective practice.
  • Enhance the patient/clients experience of using the 111 service.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the organisations objectives.
  • At times deputise for the Clinical Lead.


Skills & Experience

  •  Experienced Pathways Trained Clinician
  • Understand the role of a 111 Clinical & Health Advisor
  • Sound understanding of telephone advice NHS Pathways and Clinical Module
  • Understanding of patient management in a variety of settings setting
  • Sound understanding of legal / professional implications of independent practice
  • Demonstrable experience relevant to the role
  • Experience of working within a multi-professional / multi-agency environment.

Qualifications
NMC Registered General Nurse or HCPC Registered Paramedic
NHS Pathways Trained

Additional Information
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.
Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

 

Click here for more information and to apply. 

Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeship

Employer: University of Cumbria 


Location:
Southern Region
Starting Salary: £51,034 with incremental progression to £59,135
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 12 January 2021
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 02 February 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 09 February 2021
Reference: XX030121

The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.

The University of Cumbria has extensive experience in delivering high quality paramedic education across the UK. Currently we have over 1000 learners on the CPD programme with formal contracts with 9 out of the 11 English ambulance services. We also currently deliver the HM armed forces paramedic programme and an open access paramedic course from our Ambleside campus. This pedigree in paramedic education has led to the creation of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice (CEPP), which recently won the Preferred Provider Status for the Southern Ambulance Alliance (SWAST, SCAS, SECAMB, LAS, IoW), East of England Ambulance Service and North West Ambulance Service.  

We are seeking an individual that has proven experience with leading paramedic education who is able to innovate and challenge the current norms within the sector. This role will play a crucial part in changing the shape ambulance service education within the UK and we are looking for someone that is willing to be creative and innovate. The CEPP is also committed to ensuring that all provision is delivered from a position of inclusivity. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment and passion for improving inclusion within paramedic education. Leading cultural change and challenging the current disparities within the paramedic profession will form a key part of this role.  

You will demonstrate enthusiasm for practice-based education and their specialty, and have a willingness to utilise a range of e-learning technologies and other strategies in order to effect the provision of high quality learning opportunities and the best possible student experience.

The role will be part of the senior leadership team within the CEPP. The CEPP is the UK's largest provider of paramedic education. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team developing and leading the delivery of Paramedic Apprenticeship Degree Programmes nationwide.

This role will provide academic leadership across all programmes, but will focus on directly supporting EEAST, SECAMB and LAS programmes. The role will involve a mixture of remote working and supporting staff across the three programmes. The base location of this position will be within the southern region and is negotiable on successful appointment.

The University has previously been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Employer Engagement Award and this is reflected in the fact that close collaborative working with several organisations is a key requirement of the role.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this post please contact Tom Davidson on the details below.

Informal Enquiries

Tom Davidson, Principal Lecturer (Centre Director), Tom.Davidson@cumbria.ac.uk
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Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships (EEAST)

Employer: University of Cumbria 


Location:
Southern Region
Starting Salary: £39,152 with incremental progression to £49,553
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 12 January 2021
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 26 January 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 04 February 2021
Reference: XX030221

The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.    

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.    

The University of Cumbria has extensive experience in delivering high quality paramedic education across the UK. Currently we have over 1000 learners on the CPD programme with formal contracts with 9 out of the 11 English ambulance services. We also currently deliver the HM armed forces paramedic programme and an open access paramedic course from our Ambleside campus. This pedigree in paramedic education has led to the creation of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice, which recently won the Preferred Provider Status for the Southern Ambulance Partnership (SWAST, SCAS, SECAMB, LAS, IoW), North West Ambulance Service and East of England Ambulance Service.   

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team developing and leading the delivery of Paramedic Apprenticeship Degree Programmes in the across England.  This role will be the programme lead for the EEAST programme and will be support by the principal lecturer and clinical lecturers. The programme will be located within EEAST education training centre at New Market, and this will be the base location of the appointment.  

You will develop positive working relationships with NHS Trusts and other organisations. The University has previously been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Employer Engagement Award and this is reflected through the collaborative working with several organisations. You will demonstrate enthusiasm for practice-based education and their specialty, and have a willingness to utilise a range of e-learning technologies and other strategies in order to effect the provision of high quality learning opportunities and the best possible student experience.  

This role will play a crucial part in changing the shape ambulance service education within the UK and we are looking for someone that is willing to be creative and innovate. The CEPP is also committed to ensuring that all provision is delivered from a position of inclusivity.  Inclusion is one key fundamental that successful applicant must demonstrate. Leading cultural change and challenging the current disparities within the paramedic profession will form a key part of this role.   

Informal Enquiries: 

Gemma Howlett, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships - Gemma.Howlett@cumbria.ac.uk

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111 Clinical Advisor   

Employer: Practice Plus Group 

 

Job number: PPG00713
Location: Southall, Dorking, Bristol and Ipswich
Contract type: Permanent

Are you a Nurse or Paramedic who is passionate about making a difference to patients? Are you looking for a role with less physical demands and flexible hours? Have you ever considered moving into a telephone triage role?

Practice Plus Group are looking for 111 Clinical Advisors to join our busy 111 Contact Centres on a permanent basis.

NHS 111 is a 24/7 service, operating 365 days a year so that patients can get help and advice any time of year. It is primarily a non-emergency service and provides advice to the most appropriate urgent care service that patients require.

Working with NHS 111 is a demanding but highly rewarding career where you’ll realise you’re making a difference to patients who use the service every day. If you’re ambitious by nature then we’ve got ample opportunity for career progression.

 
 

About the Job

As a 111 Clinical Advisor, you’ll be seen as an integral member of the team, supporting the Health Advisors within the contact centre.

Calls will be directed to you when patients require clinical advice. By using a combination of your clinical expertise and our NHS Pathways software, you’ll ensure the patient receives the most suitable treatment tailored to their needs. Treatment can range from self-care and advice to referring patients to other services such as OOH appointments or other members of our multi-disciplinary team.

Full and paid training will be offered so that you can use the NHS Pathways system. While we are a non-urgent service, some calls can be emotional, distressing or life-threatening, and there will be times when 999 services (such as an ambulance) may need to be dispatched.

As our 111 contact centres are open 24 hours, we have numerous shift patterns available, ranging from 16 – 38.5 hours per week. These patterns operate on a 2-8 week rotating rota and include daytime, evenings, nights and weekend working so we should be able to offer you something that fits in with your lifestyle.

Our contact centres are located in Southall, Bristol, Ipswich, and Dorking.

 


Pay Rates & Benefits

  •  During training - £17.84 per hour
  • After training (circa 12 weeks) - £19.81 per hour (7am - 11pm) and £22.52 per hour (11pm-7am)

In addition to the above pay rates, we also offer:

  • Further pay enhancements for some of our busier shifts *T&Cs apply
  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata, including bank holidays)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 2x Life Assurance
  • Contribution towards Eye test and Glasses
  • Cycle to work scheme – offering discounts rates and payment plans of bicycles and equipment •Practice Plus Group perks –offering you discounts and cash back with large retailers
  • Annual employee recognition award ceremony
  • Career development opportunities
  • Access to our bespoke e-learning system
     

Training & Support
In order to use the NHS 111 Pathways system and work as a Clinical Advisor, you’ll need to undertake our extensive training programme which includes completing and passing assessments.

We have two options for the initial NHS Pathways training, followed by a further 8 weeks of support from our Supervisors and Clinical Advisors prior to being signed-off to work on your own.

The options are:
•Full Time – Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm (lasting for 6 weeks)
•Part Time – Tues – Thurs, 6pm – 9.30pm and Sat & Sun, 9am – 5pm (lasting for 9 weeks)

These courses are run on a monthly basis and it’s essential that you can attend every session of the training.

We provide you with a workbook prior to starting the training which needs to be reviewed and completed. Although this can be a little daunting, it will allow you to get a head start in understanding what you’ll learn in your training.

What We'll Need From You

  •  Be a registered RGN or RCN (with NMC registration) or Paramedic (with HCPC registration) or Pharmacist (with GPhC registration).
  • Previous experience working as a clinician post-qualification
  • Have excellent communication skills – including listening and telecommunication
  • Have good IT and keyboard skills

Additional Information
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.
 

Click here for more information and to apply. 

Paramedics, Technicians and Emergency Care Assistants

Employer: Platinum Ambulance Service 


£500 welcome bonus. T&C Apply. 

Platinum Ambulance Service are looking for Paramedics, Technicians and Emergency care assistants to join our expanding team for our frontline contracts. 

To apply please use the following link to our website: https://www.platinumambulance.com/work-with-us/

Minimum requirements for these role

  • Hold a current DBS. 
  • This role is on a self-employed basis
  • Over 21-years of age
  • Hold a full manual driving licence, for not less than two years, allowing up to a maximum of six points. Advantage if you have a C1 licence.
    - Hold an Ambulance Emergency Driving Certificate which can be either
    - Futqual level-3 blue light or
    - IHCD BTec level-3 emergency blue light

  • Hold the correct qualification for the post applying for. 
    - ECA – Frec 4
    - Technician – IHCD Technician / AAP
    - Paramedic – HCPC Pin Number