South West Ambulance Service
The South Western Ambulance Service (SWASFT) is responsible for providing ambulance services for the National Health Service across South West England. SWASFT responds to medical emergencies at all times of the day and night, operating a 24-hour clinical response to urgent ‘999’ calls to ensure patients receive the right care as quickly as possible – wherever and whenever they need it!
SWASFT’s Emergency Operation Centre, where you will be working, is located in the city of Exeter.
Exeter is situated on the River Exe and is a small, historic city which is full of character and has a great cultural scene. Exeter is the capital city of Devon and provides the county with a central base for education, medicine, religion, commerce and culture. It has an array of historic architecture, including Roman ruins, the historical Guildhall and most notably the Cathedral, St Peter’s Cathedral which dates back to the 12th century and sits at the heart of the city, dominating the skyline.
Unique Opportunity for Accelerated Career Progression with SWASFT
We are delighted to work alongside South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust to recruit Registered Nurses to join their Emergency Operation Centres as a Triage Nurse.
As a Triage Nurse, you will be responsible for providing clinical advice and guidance to colleagues, patients and service users via telephone triage to establish appropriate care pathways. This role is part of a wider team of clinical professionals, including Doctors, Paramedics and Specialist Practitioners. You will provide remote clinical support via telephone, and support decision making with emergency ambulance crews who are on the scene with patients.
Accelerated Career Progression Opportunity
Upon obtaining your NMC UK PIN you will progress into a Band 6 Triage Nurse with the scope to progress to a Band 7 Senior Nurse within 12 to 24 months.
This is a rare and unique opportunity for international Nurses to join South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust at this exciting time. The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has also committed to a 5-year employment visa for the successful candidate, with the option to apply for permanent residency after the initial 5-year term.
The right candidate will have IELTS at level 7.0 or OET at a B and be confident in communicating using the telephone, and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a critical or emergency care setting.