NHS 111 Call Handler

6 days left

Location
Oxfordshire, Bicester
Salary
£16800 per annum + 25% unsocial hours allowance
Posted
21 Sep 2016
Closes
05 Oct 2016
Ref
OX1029
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
South Central Ambulance Service is looking for a number of call handlers to join their fast paced contact centre in Bicester. In this role, you will take 111 calls offering the best service on every call as you provide support to the general public.

We're looking for individuals with good judgement, who are able to make informed decisions as you'll need to discern the severity of calls and provide appropriate support over the phone. This will include providing First Aid information, dispatching ambulances and passing on information to relevant services. We require a minimum of 2 GCSE's (or equivalent) in Maths and English.

Not only is this work highly rewarding, but you'll receive a competitive salary starting from £8.53 per hour. You'll also benefit from 27 days holiday per annum (based on full-time hours) plus 8 bank holidays (bank contracts accrue one hour to every nine hours worked), an NHS pension or NEST scheme and number of high street discounts such as Nandos and Dominos. Working within the NHS may also entitle you to apply for a Key Worker Housing scheme.

We offer a 4 week training, and a further 8 week support programme, and continually encourage the development of our employees. Once you've completed your 4 week training we also offer a 25% increase in pay for shifts worked from 7pm - 7am and weekends.

The site is operational 24/7 365 days a year, so applicants will be flexible to cover required shifts. An example rota includes a mix of shifts working mornings, days, evening and nights. Days off also vary weekly, but some weeks you can expect to have 4 days off, while other weeks you will be required to work 6-7 days - this will average out to full time hours every nine weeks, meaning if you work more hours some weeks there will be less in others. Part time roles are also available.

If you'd like to be a part of an essential service which saves lives every day, we'd love to hear from you. Apply here!

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