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Senior Clinical Advisor
Band 6
Full and Part Time Rotas Available
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Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
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Wakefield, Rotherham and York
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata
27/10/2019 23:59

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Senior Clinical Advisor (999 / NHS111)

Band 6

Looking to re-energise your career?

Help us deliver the best front-line patient care. This is an exciting time to join Yorkshire Ambulance Service as we develop new ways of working to provide the right care, at the right time, first time to all our patients requiring either urgent or emergency care.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) provides 24 hour urgent and emergency healthcare services through our NHS111 and Emergency Operations Centres (999). YAS is an integral part of all the health communities across Yorkshire and we are committed to delivering the highest quality patient care.

As a Senior Clinical Advisor you will be responsible for the assessment of health and clinical needs, utilising professional clinical judgement, supported by decision support software. This requires generalist and specialist skills as a tele-health professional to assess and deliver care. That could be by providing triage, medication advice, health information and implementing care packages within our NHS111 call centre. Within the Emergency Operations Centre you will critically analyse and prioritise patient needs in this high pressured environment.

We have a great team ethos and work from comfortable, well-equipped and safe call centre. Our roles are less physically demanding than face to face and allow you to focus on a single patient at any time, so that you’ll be able to give them your full professional attention.

In addition to the competitive salary, we offer unsocial payments where appropriate under Section 2 , NHS Terms and Conditions (see table below), an attractive NHS Pension, a generous holiday allowance as well as ongoing training and support for your continual professional development and progression.

Unsocial hours payments

Pay band

All time on Saturday (midnight to midnight) and any week day after 8 pm and before 6 am

All time on Sundays and Public Holidays (midnight to midnight)

Band 6

Time plus 30%

Time plus 60%

To excel in this role you will:

  • Be registered with an appropriate regulatory body (e.g. HCPC, NMC) with current valid registration (but if you are returning to practice, please give us a call!)
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a high level of clinical reasoning
  • Be able to deal sensitively with distressing, emotional situations
  • Be able to work with a variety of clinical specialists to ensure safe clinical processes for patients
  • Be committed to self-development and maintaining your skills
  • Have the flexibility to meet service needs and the enthusiasm to deliver high quality patient care
  • We have opportunities in both our Emergency Operations Centre (999) and Integrated Urgent Care (NHS 111) teams, and we’ll find the best match for your skills and experience.

If you would like to visit one of our centres and find out about the role from one of our clinicians, Please e-mail Jayne or Alex to book.

We offer full training and, depending on the role, this will include Manchester Triage System or NHS Pathways training and enhanced telephone-triage communication skills.

We have opportunities in both our Emergency Operations Centre (999) and Integrated Urgent Care (NHS 111) teams, and we’ll find the best match for your skills and experience.

We require full and part-time staff, to cover roster patterns across evenings, weekends, nights and public holidays.

At interview, you will complete a short work-based exercise (the sort of thing that you’ll probably be doing as part of your current role) plus a structured, but informal interview (where we will ask you to tell us about times when you’ve demonstrated the competencies that are important for the role). We’ll also tell you all about the role and answer any questions that you may have. We’ll do our utmost to make you feel very welcome!’


Apply now! Or for further details please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact or or give us a call on 01924 584253

If you have problems applying, contact

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Headquarters
Brindley Way
West Yorkshire