Senior Clinical Adviser
NHS 111/IUC CAS
Salary: Band 6 Equivalent £30,406
Location: Newcastle (NE15)
IUC / NHS 111 Senior Clinical Advisors are required to work as part of a multidisciplinary team within the service provided by providing high-quality, evidence-based healthcare to the immediate needs of the patient within a telephone based service.
The role requires generalist and specialist skills to assess and deliver care to patients across all age-groups. You will provide assessment, medication advice and health information supporting individuals to access the appropriate level of care including advice to manage their symptoms at home. You will be responsible for the supervision, teaching and preceptorship, coaching and mentoring of other staff, which may include; students, other clinicians and health advisors.
Senior Clinical Advisor/Clinical Leads (level 6) require a critical understanding of detailed theoretical and practical knowledge and have specialist knowledge and experience. They have some responsibility for team performance and service development and they consistently undertake self-development. They have a depth of knowledge and understanding which enables them to perform at a high level of practice, take a leadership role, use and develop evidence to inform their practice and deal with complex, unpredictable patient presentations.
You will be registered with a regulatory body such as a Registered General Nurse or Paramedic and educated to degree level or equivalent. You are required to have substantial clinical experience in a range of settings with previous experience in a 111/IUC environment desirable. You must be Pathways trained. Experience of managing staff in a high pressured environment, supporting them and ensuring consistently high standards of practice is also essential.
If you believe you fit the criteria outlined above and are interested in finding out more, get in touch ASAP as staff are required on an almost immediate basis.