NHS 111 Health Advisor

Recruiter
Connaught Resourcing
Location
Derby
Salary
£8.33 - £10.41/hour training
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Health Advisor - NHS 111 Service

Location - Derby, Chesterfield or Leicester

Our client, Derbyshire Health United Ltd provides quality Primary Healthcare services across the county. As a not for profit social enterprise, they have a commitment to high standards, a proactive approach towards patient care and to achieving the delivery of a patient focused service.

Derbyshire Health United Ltd is seeking professional, enthusiastic, well-motivated individuals to join their team of Health Advisors, supporting the provision of the NHS111 service to thousands or users.

* Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be part of an exciting team where
your role makes a difference?

* Are you looking for weekend / evening working hours?
* Are you looking for a minimum of 15 hours per week employment?
* Do you have a passion for caring?
* Do you have the ability to build a rapport with people over the telephone?
* Do you want to be part of a team that makes a difference?

With the ability to work flexibly Out of Hours, applicants must possess excellent interpersonal/communication skills and have the ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure. Duties will include taking telephone calls from members of the public with urgent medical needs using agreed protocols. Experience of working in a health care or call centre setting would be desirable. Bank holiday working (including the Christmas and New Year period) is a requirement of the position. Successful applicants must be proficient in the use of IT with good keyboard skills. A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade C (or equivalent) to include English and Maths is essential, as is experience of working as part of a team.

You will need to complete full NHS Pathways and system training to enable you to successfully undertake this role.

Pay Rates:

* £8.33 - Training period and day time hours
* £9.41 -Weekday evenings and overnights
* £10.41 - Saturday and Sunday

Health Advisors will be required to:-

* Work evenings, weekends (Out of Hours Period), including working 3 out of 4 weekends and 6 out of 8 bank holidays.
* Demonstrate previous experience in a care, customer service or call centre environment
* Possess excellent communication skills and telephone manner
* Work quickly and accurately under pressure
* Learn new skills and receive feedback on your performance.

Derbyshire Health United is able to offer:-

* Competitive Salary
* Generous holiday entitlement
* Childcare Vouchers
* NHS Pension Scheme
* Westfield Health Scheme
* Advantage of registration with NHS discounts
* Flexible working hours to achieve the right work/life balance
* Being part of support & innovative team with scope for progression

If you are successful you must be available full time for three weeks to complete the required training, which will take place at Derby or Chesterfield. A further 2 weeks will be required either part time or full time for supervised practise.

To be considered for this position, please send your CV in the first instance.

Connaught Resourcing operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. Connaught Resourcing will carry out background checks including referencing and where required an Enhanced or Standard DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures