NHS 111 Call Handler (permanent)

  • Job Reference: PET/671385
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Brook Street
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £20,330 to £21,777
  • Sector: Customer Service
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

NHS 111 Call Handler

Brook Street is recruiting for 111 call handlers in Otterbourne

Do you want a job that makes a difference?
Do you want to change people's lives?

Position: NHS Call Handler
Office Based
Location: Otterbourne, Hampshire SO21 2RU
Salary: £20,330 to £21,777 per annum (up to 69% boost for unsocial hours)
Hours: Full Time or part time - permanent, 22.5 - 37.5 hours per week over 7 days Monday - Sunday this will include days, nights and evenings.

Benefits:

  • Training and support from a dedicated in house education team.
  • A nationally recognised qualification in Pathways.
  • Enrolment into the NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS Discounts in over 200+ stores including Holidays, Days out, Car insurance, Restaurants and Clothing.
  • Access to continual professional development and opportunities within SCAS and the NHS

The Role

111 Health Advisers are mediators, influencers, pacifiers and life savers - no two calls are the same.

As a 111 Health Advisor, you will take a variety of incoming calls from patients, providing them with an appropriate response to urgent healthcare needs within a timeframe. This could range from booking a GP appointment, advising them to attend an out of hour's service or even dispatching an ambulance.
You need to be a good communicator with an excellent telephone manner. It is essential that you are computer literate and keen to learn new skills. You must be passionate about high quality patient care and be caring and able to remain calm under pressure.
You will also have the opportunity to grow your career, specialising in different areas such as coaching new staff, auditing or becoming a team leader!
It can be a tough job, but in return you will receive great pay, training, benefits and have the support of a strong team.

If you`re interested in this role and would like to have a chat more in detail regarding this vacancy, please do apply with you up to date CV. We aim to get back to all applicants within 1-3 working days. You can contact Fraser on: 07483932058