999 Nurse Advisor - Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Earn up to £42,000 a year
05 Feb 2014
05 Mar 2014
Job Type

999 Nurse Advisor - Manchester

A UK Ambulance Trust in the North West requires qualified nurses and paramedics to join their Urgent Care Desk. This position is to start ASAP, and successful applicants can earn between £17-26 per hour.

·         Are you a qualified nurse or paramedic with experience in triage and patient assessment and the knowledge to advise patients about care pathways?

·         Would you like the opportunity to utilise your skills in a non-clinical/ acute setting, without the risks associated with such environments?

·         Would you like to help sustain and improve the telephone support services that help the NHS run effectively?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, please scroll down for more details of the role:

Benefits of this role:

·         Minimum of 30 hours per week available

·         Shifts between 8am - 2am, 7 days per week

·         Full training given

·         Centrally located in Manchester with many transport routes

·         Opportunities for candidates to assist in the on-going development of the service

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Provide telephone based triage and advice

·         Manage the workload to reflect the diverse patient requirements

·         You will be required to answer calls from members of the public, who are experiencing urgent care enquiries

·         Non computer based triage over the telephone

·         You must adhere to the ethos and policies of this employer.

·         This role is not a face-to-face clinical role, but you will still be held accountable for every decision you make.

Qualifications and Experience:

·         Must be a registered nurse or paramedic

·         Have experience in an assessment/triage setting

·         General Nursing experience in A&E, triage and other similar acute settings is vital.

·         Previous telephone support experience is desirable, but not essential.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please contact Ryan Killingback @ Connaught Resourcing

999 Nurse Advisor - Manchester