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Resuscitation Practitioner

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting fixed term/secondment opportunity has arisen to join an established and dynamic Resuscitation team as a band 6 Resuscitation Practitioner. The successful candidate will be committed, dedicated, and self-motivated with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will ideally have experience in teaching and managing medical emergencies.

The post holder will be required to provide appropriate and effective resuscitation training to all grades and disciplines of staff throughout the Northern Care Alliance and in line with the current Service Level Agreement.

The successful candidate will be expected to liaise with the Lead Resuscitation Practitioner, ensuring the effective delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation to patients as needed. You will attend cardiac arrests and advise on all issues regarding Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation e.g. following critical incidents/near misses, maintain emergency devices and equipment, audit, measure and implement new initiatives/change, in order to maintain and continually improve the quality of service to patients.

Main duties of the job

Successful applicants will be supported to complete further Resuscitation courses and to undertake Instructor training if not already an established instructor. A current ALS Provider certificate would be an advantage.

Applications are welcome from professionals with a recognised statutory qualification. You will have experience working in acute or critical health care and have a keen interest in education and in Resuscitation. If you are keen to develop personally and professionally and want to be supported within a dynamic team we can offer an interesting, challenging development opportunity.

You will be based Oldham Royal Hospital, but will need to travel to throughout the Northern Care Alliance sites to work with departmental colleagues. A current driving licence is essential.

This post will require applicants to work occasional long days so flexibility is essential.

You will be expected to apply for an enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau as the post involves working with children/vulnerable adults.

The pay and terms and conditions will be subject to the new national pay framework for the NHS (Agenda for Change).

About us

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of this group. Appointments will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification



  • Teaching experience
  • Evidence of recent CPD


  • Teaching qualification
  • Provider status in any of the following - ALS, APLS, EPALS
  • Instructor status in any of the following - ALS, APLS, EPALS, GIC, ILS, PILS



  • Registered healthcare professional: 1st level nurse, ODP, Paramedic.

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience


  • 2 years post basic experience in an acute setting with experience in resuscitation practice and procedures.
  • Advanced airway skills (sub-glottic)

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