Senior Clinical Advisor

As a senior clinical advisor you will be responsible for the assessment of health and clinical needs, utilising professional clinical judgement, supported by decision-support software. This requires generalist and specialist skills as a tele-health professional to assess and deliver care. That could be by providing triage, medication advice, health information and implementing care packages within our NHS 111 call centre. Within the Emergency Operations Centre (999) you will critically analyse and prioritise patient needs in this high pressured environment.

Essential requirements

  • Registered with an appropriate regulatory body (eg HCPC, NMC) with current valid registration (if you are returning to practice, please give us a call)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A high level of clinical reasoning
  • Able to deal sensitively with distressing, emotional situations

Hear from Emma, a Senior Clinical Advisor and Paramedic in the Emergency Operations Centre.

Dawn, a Clinical Team Leader in NHS 111, who was formerly a Senior Clinical Advisor and talks about the role here.