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Clinical Data Assistant

Band 3

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Clinical Data Assistant
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
308-CORP-0512-C
Site
MED Clinical Audit & Research
Town
London
Salary
£22,113 to £24,774 p.a. Inclusive HCAS
Closing
23/08/2018 23:59

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the busiest emergency ambulance service in the UK with over 4,500 staff who works across a wide range of roles. Our service operates over an area of approximately 620 square miles across London based in 70 ambulance stations. 

 

We serve more than eight million people who live and work in the London area. Our main role is to respond to emergency 999 calls, getting medical help to patients who have serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses as quickly as possible.

 

However, many of our patients have less serious illnesses or injuries, and do not need to be sent an ambulance on blue lights and sirens. Often these patients will receive more appropriate care somewhere other than at hospital and so we provide a range of care to them, recognising that many have complex problems or long-term medical conditions. We also provide clinical assessments over the phone to more callers with less serious illnesses and injuries. 

 

As an integral part of the NHS in London, we work closely with hospitals and other healthcare professionals, as well as with other emergency services. We are also central to planning for, and responding to, large-scale events or major incidents in the capital. 

 

In everything we do, we are Respectful, Professional, Innovative and Collaborative. 

 

Respectful - Caring for our Patients and each other with compassion and empathy. Championing quality and diversity. Acting fairly.

 

Professional - Acting with honesty and integrity. Aspiring to clinical, technical and managerial excellence. Leading by example. Being accountable and outcomes orientated.

 

Innovative - Thinking creatively. Driving value and sustainable change. Harnessing technology and new ways of working. Taking courageous decisions.

 

Collaborative: Listening and learning from each other. Working with partners. Being open and transparent. Building trust.

 

Clinical Data Assistant

In the Service, we are dedicated to serving the seven million people that live and work in London. Our Clinical Audit and Research Unit are responsible for making sure that we deliver the best possible care to patients. We have an exciting opportunity for two roles to work on our clinical registries.

The Clinical Data Assistant supports the Clinical Data Officer who is responsible for producing information about people who have been treated by the Service for clinical conditions such as sepsis. The Clinical Data Officer and Clinical Data Assistant each have an important role in collating, interpreting and analysing information from ambulance records, which is used to produce reports detailing how effectively the Service is delivering care to patients and how we can improve our service.

The role of Clinical Data Assistant requires experience of working with large data-sets, with the ability to input data. A good working knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Access and Excel, is required to allow you to work with databases and spreadsheets. Good organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail are vital, combined with the confidence and discipline to work both independently and in a team. The roles require strong interpretation and communication skills and a familiarity with medical terminology would be beneficial.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CLEARLY EVIDENCE HOW YOU MEET THE PERSON SPECIFICATION FOR THIS ROLE BY ADEQUATELY COMPLETING THE ‘SUPPORTING INFORMATION’ SECTION OF THE APPLICATION FORM.

Should you experience any problems with applying, please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@londonambulance.nhs.uk or 020 3069 0260.

Please note that we will send all of the correspondence to your email address, with the exception of the DBS application form. Therefore, please keep us updated if this changes and ensure that you check this email address regularly. Please note if you do not have an email address then we will send correspondence by post.

Priority will be given to NHS employees who are at risk of redundancy.

We positively welcome diversity and want to be a truly inclusive place to work.

 

Closing dates are given as a guide; we are within our right to close adverts early so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid delay

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gurkamal Francis, telephone 02077832506, email gurkamal.francis@lond-amb.nhs.uk