Interoperability Development Officer (London Fire Brigade)

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who has the ability to influence and work collaboratively, you will join the Resilience and Specialist Assets Department as the Interoperability Development Officer supporting the London Fire Bridge.

This post is offered as an initial two year secondment, with a possible extension to a further one year by agreement.

Reporting to the Resilience and Specialist Assets Head of Transformation, Engagement and Blue Light Collaboration, you will work at the single point of contact in collaboration with the London Fire Brigade and contribute to the ongoing development of the Immediate Emergency Care in support of the Medical Interventions and Governance Team.

To be successful in this role you will have well-developed skills of persuasion, influencing and negotiation, experience of task and people management, the ability to prepare reports, an understanding of investigation and complaints procedures, and a clear knowledge and commitment to the delivery of high quality and Patient Care Standards and requirements. You will also be able to interpret and analyse data to inform decision making. You will also be able to present sensitive and contentious information to internal and external groups and will need to have the ability to work on your own initiative with limited supervision in a pressurised environment.

Main duties of the job

The successful individual will need to have a knowledge of adult education, assessment,

You will spend at least 50% of your time working within the LFB environment, whilst maintaining your own clinical competencies.
  • To work in collaboration with London Fire Brigade (LFB) Medical Intervention and Governance Team to develop and implement systems for delivering excellent high quality clinical and emergency care services for London
  • Working closely with London Fire Brigade, assisting with the planning, development and delivery of medical interventions programme
  • To contribute to the development of Immediate Emergency Care and Medical Interventions pan London for all operational employees

About us

London Ambulance Service serves one of the worlds most dynamic and diverse cities and is the busiest ambulance service in the UK. We handle over 1.9 million emergency calls from across the capital every year as well as delivering a 24 hour NHS 111 Integrated Urgent Care Service in South East and North East London that we estimate will respond to around 1.4million urgent care calls by the end of the year.

We employ over 9,000 people who work or volunteer, across London to respond to the health needs of over 8 million people who live, work and travel in the capital.

We work closely with our NHS partners and are commissioned by 32 clinical commissioning groups spread across 5 STPs and NHS England for our specialist services.

As the only pan-London NHS provider we have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in integrating access to emergency and urgent care right across London.

Job description

Job responsibilities

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the busiest ambulance Trust in the UK. We are seeking someone who will fit with the Trust values of Caring, Respect and Teamwork.

For further details of main responsibilities, please see attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Master's Degree, equivalent professional qualifications and/or substantialdemonstrable experience in a similar role or setting
  • Level 3 Award in Adult Education or specialist knowledge within the field of R& SA with a commitment to successfully complete the Level 5 award within 12 months of commencing the role
  • HCPC registered paramedic
  • Certificate in Practice Education
  • Able to drive in emergency conditions/blue-light driving
  • Full, driving licence, valid in the UK and with no more than 3 penalty points
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) or willingness to complete within 12mths



  • Management experience at the same or similar level
  • Assisting with and implementing strategies to achieve objectives and targets
  • Delivering and improving operational performance
  • Devising and managing change initiatives



  • Planning and prioritising conflicting demands and often unpredictable work patterns
  • Translating strategies into operational plans
  • Receiving, interpreting and analysing complex data to increase understanding and inform decision making



  • Knowledge of delivering services that demonstrate value for money and making economies where possible
  • Presenting sensitive or contentious information to internal and external groups

Employer details

Employer name

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Cody Road / LFB HQ


E16 4TL

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