Leadership & Paramedic Improvement Fellow (HEE)

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East Midlands Ambulanc
Rosings House Leicester (Clifton Considered) + Home Working, Leicester
Competitive salary
20 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), an organisation focused on delivering a high standard of emergency and urgent care to our patients across the region.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) provides Emergency, Urgent and Non-Emergency pre-hospital care and transport across six counties (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire).

The East Midlands has a lot to offer:

Excellent Location

Making a Difference

Action Packed Roles

Support and Belonging

If you haven't heard back from us within eight weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

Due to the high volume of applications received we are unable to provide updates on the progress of applications and only successful candidates at shortlisting stage will be contacted, regrettably feedback will not be provided. If you are unsuccessful at this stage please refer back to the the job description, person specification and advertised requirements for ways to improve your future applications.

Internal candidates applying for vacancies must have completed their probationary period (stated within your contract) at point of application.

AHP Leadership & Paramedic Improvement Fellow (HEE Funded, EMAS Hosted)

Agenda for Change: 8a

Fixed Term for 12 Months (or 12 Month Secondment in accordance with Organisational Policy)

East Midlands Ambulance NHS Trust (EMAS) and Health Education England (HEE) are pleased to advertise an exciting opportunity for a Paramedic Improvement Fellow to work across the Midlands. The Fellow will be guided by HEE but will be hosted within EMAS.

The Leadership & Paramedic Improvement Fellow is part of a wider group of HEE Fellows supporting the Midlands and the newly developed AHP faculties. The Fellow will have an important role in connecting HEE, Provider organisations and AHP councils/professionals to provide a focus on contemporary Paramedic workforce issues and opportunities.

The Fellow will focus on a broad range of workforce developments including placement expansion for Student Paramedics, innovation in placements, return to practice programmes for Paramedics, enhanced and advanced practice roles and associated placement requirements, work-experience opportunities and existing and emerging Apprenticeships. The diversity of the role will make this a challenging and dynamic fellowship.

The Fellow will work across the Midlands and link with HEE colleagues, other Fellows and engage with a wide range of organisations, including Universities.

To support the Fellow there will be opportunities in leadership development and professional coaching. The Fellowship provides an opportunity for a dynamic and aspiring Clinician to contribute and impact Paramedic development and workforce supply in the Midlands. As a developing and growing profession, this is an important role and will enable the post holder to positively influence innovation, whilst promoting the profession and wider AHP professions at every opportunity.

The Fellow will be important in sharing knowledge and expertise to other organisations/bodies and will influence/propose strategy.

Travel across the region and to national events will be required. Additionally, the Fellowship is hosted within EMAS, with opportunity to complete some home-based working.

Secondment Opportunity

If you are applying for the Fellowship as a secondment basis, please refer to the organisational policy for secondments. Additionally, you will need to supply a supporting letter from your Directorate Manager confirming that the secondment is being approved. All other applicants are advised that this is a fixed term opportunity for 12 months.

Recruitment Process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview and presentation opportunity with EMAS and HEE.

For further details please contact:

Prof. Ashley Knights - Assistant Director of Education & Organisational Development

Ashley.Knights@emas.nhs.uk / 0115 8845000

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East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We actively encourage interest from across our diverse communities. Black and Minority Ethnic staff are currently under-represented within our workforce, and we welcome applications from within these communities.

We are keen to promote a positive work-life balance wherever possible and have introduced various policies and working practices to support this goal. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please feel free to talk to us at interview about flexible working opportunities.

At EMAS we believe that our culture should be built upon our core values and that our behaviour should reflect these. Our values - respect, integrity, contribution, teamwork and competence - underpin everything we do - how we deliver our services and how we work with each other. We believe that it's our people who make EMAS what it is.

Our Vision - Responding to patient needs in the right way, developing our organisation to become outstanding for patients and staff, and collaborating to improve wider healthcare.

Please note we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy if an internal member of staff on our redeployment register expresses an interest and is successful for this vacancy, or if a sufficient number of applications is received.

You may be required to complete a DBS clearance check if offered a position with EMAS. If you are not part of the update service, you will be liable for the payment and this will be deducted from your first months' salary. The current cost of an enhanced DBS check is £44.20.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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