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NHS 111 Health Advisor

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£9.50 to £11.88 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Connaught Resourcing are currently working with an established NHS 111 provider in Peterborough who are looking to recruit permanent Health Advisors within their NHS 111 Services on a full and part-time basis. The Role: NHS 111 is a non-emergency telephone service providing patient's advice on the most appropriate urgent care service they require. As a 111 Health Advisor, you will be the first point of contact, answering inbound calls from members of the public and health care professionals in need of medical advice and directing them to the most appropriate service. Using the NHS Pathways software, you will ensure that all calls are answered promptly, accurately, and professionally in line with the performance standards. These calls could be escalated to a Clinical Advisor, an ambulance may be dispatched in the case of an emergency, or you may refer onto, or provide, information about other available services. Out of hours shifts such as weekends and evenings may be included in the rota pattern. Although full and part-time rotas are available you will need to dedicate yourself to a 5-week full-time training programme followed by 2 weeks of buddy training, which will be fully paid. Training programmes are scheduled for 11th July, 25th July and 5th September. We are looking for 111 Health Advisor candidates who have the following: Experience in customer facing roles including care, call centre or customer service Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Possess a high degree of literacy and have the ability to record information accurately and correctly Strong IT Skills Be able to learn new skills and receive feedback on your performance Pay Rate (please note rates will increase after 6 months): Weekday - £9.50 Weekday Evenings - £10.45 Weekday Overnights - £11.88 Weekends - £10.93 What 111 Health Advisor candidates will receive in return: Increase in salary after a 6-month period NHS Pension Scheme Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days + bank holidays per year Flexible hours Staff Recognition Scheme Discretionary Bonus Awards Investment in your Training and Development Excellent Career Progression Opportunities Be a part of Staff Forum and have your say Discount Schemes through Perkbox, Bluelight and NHS Discount Schemes - giving our staff access to over 200 financial perks such as discounts at major stores, cinema tickets and restaurants Access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which offers support and resources to help you with personal and work challenges and/or concerns that may affect your personal wellbeing and/or work performance. It is confidential and free to all colleagues Health and Wellbeing Group looking after colleagues' health and wellbeing with various initiatives throughout the year If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV to Rian at Connaught Resourcing as soon as possible. Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures
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  • Job Reference: 701353838-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Connaught Resourcing Ltd (education)
    Connaught Resourcing Ltd (education)
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £9.50 to £11.88 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Sick Pay, Over time
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent