Emergency Planning Support Officer

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The London Ambulance Service has an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic individual to join the team of Emergency Planning Support Officer in the Resilience and Specalists Assets Department. The successful candidate will have a pivotal role in the delivery of the Trust's EPRR and Business Continuity arrangements.

This role will support the Resilience and Specalists Assets Department and will undertake a portfolio responsibility in one of the following three areas:
  • Training and Exercising
  • Compliance and Assurance
  • Lessons Identified and Incident Learning and Development

  • The Post holder will have access to appropriate training to enhance their current skills as well as develop their expertise in this specialist area of practice.

    Main duties of the job

    Reporting to the Head of Transformation and Engagement, the Emergency Planning Support Officer will provide support to the EPRR Team

    Support the delivery for a continued state of preparedness of the Trust in its ability to respond to any significant or major incident both planned ensuring that where practical, measures are in place to maintain continuity of its core business

    Build and maintain effective partnerships with other healthcare professionals, local authorities, other emergency services, the military, government agencies and the private sector

    Support the design development and delivery of specialist training and exercise programmes

    Plan and organise a wide range of on-going complex activities and programmes in line with EPRR objectives

    Maintain a focus on continuous improvement through the development, delivering and reporting of feedback, audit and debrief processes

    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 level education or equivalent experience
    • Strong evidence of personal development
    • The ability to achieve the appropriate security clearance (SC)



    • Experience of working across organisational boundaries and developing multi-disciplinary professional partnerships
    • Experience of managing performance to specified standards
    • Experience of managing performance to specified standards
    • Working with complex sets of data


    • Working with senior managers in pressured situations



    • Knowledge of legislation appertaining to Emergency Planning
    • Evidence of continuous personal and career development



    • High level of interpersonal skills including the ability to influence, direct, negotiate and manage outcomes
    • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure without compromising standards of performance
    • Demonstrate organisational skills including the ability to identify, plan and prioritise essential work

    Employer details

    Employer name

    London Ambulance Service NHS Trust


    R& SA, Cody Road or Clocktower Road

    Canning Town or Twickenham

    E16 4TL

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