Resuscitation Officer- Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Are you passionate about using your clinical expertise to teach and develop staff, improving and enhancing the patient safety?

Our Resuscitation Services is offering an excellent opportunity for a Resuscitation Officer to join the team and provide training across our three main hospital sites at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

With a dedication for teaching and clinical training, you will facilitate and deliver training activities to over 5000 staff requiring skills and knowledge in basic, immediate and advanced life support, for adult, paediatric and neonatal patients.

You will be a valued member of a friendly and supportive team, applying your previous experience and skills, in managing and attending cardiac arrests and medical emergencies. As well as supporting clinical areas in the management of deteriorating patients, in clinical audit and the provision of quality assurance, both locally and nationally.

Main duties of the job

You will support the Lead Resuscitation Officer in managing the provision of basic to advanced life support training in accordance with Local and National standards.

You will assist in the planning, organisation, implementation and monitoring of resuscitation training across the Trust against the associated standards and frameworks. Working in partnership with the Lead Resuscitation Officer, you will analyse and plan training needs for all staff groups as advised by clinicians and line managers.

You will play an active part in developing the Trust guidelines and protocols in line with national standards and frameworks for resuscitation and ensure compliance in teaching and practice. You will ensure that a suitable learning environment is provided through maintenance of the training and simulation spaces, and the equipment within them.

You will participate in local and national clinical audits related to resuscitation, monitoring standards of resuscitation practice within the Trust. You will provide data and information to the Lead Resuscitation Officer to inform on our Quality Assurance reports.

About us

Our teams work hard to be flexible and promote a healthy work/home life balance and so, agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:

Access to the NHS Pension Scheme

Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy

Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays

Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year

In-house Physiotherapy Services

Career development and training opportunities

Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services

Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants

Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will:

Assist with the development and implementation of an efficient and effective resuscitation service which is evidence based and reflective of national and local standards within North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Attend cardiac arrest 2222 calls within the Trust during working hours, and perform as an expert practitioner, demonstrating advanced clinical competence and knowledge. Providing clinical support to members of the resuscitation team

Support data collection and reporting of audits relating to resuscitation including, monitoring of cardiac arrests and the availability of appropriate resuscitation equipment

Assist with ensuring clinical devices and resuscitation equipment are maintained in working order and that stocking and checking procedures of this vital equipment is maintained

Provide education and information to medical and non-medical staff regarding the Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) decisions in accordance with the Trust ReSPECT policy

Identify and provide notification of any risk management issues that may arise relating to resuscitation procedures or equipment

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse, Allied Healthcare Professional or equivalent Registered Professional Qualification
  • Evidence of relevant post registration professional development


  • Advanced Life Support Provider and/or ILS/ALS instructor candidate
  • Advanced Life Support/Immediate Life Support Instructor
  • Registered teaching qualification, e.g PGCE or equivalent/mentorship



  • In depth current post registration experience at senior level within acute care environment
  • Experience of teaching and supporting learners/new staff


  • Experience of/involvement in clinical audit
  • Experience of applying policies and protocols to improve practice



  • Knowledge across a number of areas, e.g. clinical, resuscitation skills, safeguarding, incident management
  • Knowledge of national policies and legislation relating to resuscitation



  • Ability to achieve results under pressure and be self reliant
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate information verbally which may be difficult/sensitive or complex to both individual and groups
  • Ability to treat all patient /employee and other hospital information confidentially
  • Ability to treat all patient /employee and other hospital information confidentially
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to write reports, letter and policies
  • Good presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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