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Resuscitation Practitioner

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will work as a member of the Resuscitation Team and will assist with creating, strengthening and promoting education, learning and development across BWC. As well as promoting an organisational culture of patient safety, providing a visible presence that focuses high quality care standards, preventing avoidable harm by delivering training based on evidence to support the development of a positive and safe culture.

The post holder will use a variety of clinical, interpersonal and educational skills to support the delivery of improved patient care and outcomes. In particular:
  • The post holder will maintain the delivery of a learning focused framework developed by the Trust.
  • The post holder will provide support, training and information to staff in relation to patient care and safety and will assist with the evaluation of team safety cultures against an identified patient safety framework.
  • Act as a clinical expert, visionary and role model, delivering education and clinical support during resuscitation events
  • Champion current trends and developments in resuscitation and patient safety education.
  • Contribute to the delivery of Resuscitation Programmes in collaboration with the Resuscitation Lead
  • Providing support in clinical areas to maximise learning opportunities and ensure that staff have the knowledge, skills and values to deliver high quality evidence based care.

Main duties of the job

  • Use of a blended learning approach to ensure maximum benefit from learning opportunities.
  • Utilise effective methods of assessment, evaluation and impact of competence in clinical and patient safety education.
  • Maximise the opportunity for inter-professional and inter-disciplinary working to enhance trust-wide resuscitation education.
  • Ensure that all resuscitation education is planned and delivered around a central framework that meets operational and workforce plans
  • Ensure a skilled clinical workforce exists equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills for the delivery of high quality patient care, aligned to learning from incidents in practice.
  • Working clinically the post holder will support healthcare practitioners to develop appropriate clinical/patient safety knowledge and skills, with achievement of competencies.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC/HCPC registration or registered healthcare practitioner.
  • Generic Instructor Course or willingness to undertake.
  • Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS)/Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS)/Advanced Life Support (ALS) or willingness to undertake. European Paediatric Life Support (EPLS)/
  • Evidence of formal/informal teaching which has influenced patient care.


  • Ability to understand and respond in emergencies.
  • Evidence of experience in patient safety and investigations including report writing.

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Lane


B4 6NH

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