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Senior Resuscitation & Simulation Trainer

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa/pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity, based at the Royal Derby Hospital, for a registered health care professional with established teaching skills, knowledge and experience in education, who is an Adult or Paediatric Resuscitation Council UK Instructor.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of structured resuscitation, clinical skills and simulation based education. Support in the lead of the Simulation and Resuscitation quality workstream, within an excellent educational environment.

The successful candidate will be a member of an outstanding, dynamic, innovative and highly respected resuscitation and simulation training team, within the Medical Director's Office portfolio.

The department is responding to the educational demand for both resuscitation, simulation and clinical skills for UHDB staff and Medical Students.

Main duties of the job

There is excellent scope and opportunity for personal and professional development. Dependent upon your skills and knowledge, the successful candidates' induction will include a period of coaching enabling strong leadership within the role.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage the delivery of new and innovative simulation training sessions for medical students on clinical placements and doctors in training.
  • Lead and work towards development and facilitation of competency based clinical skills training and assessment for doctors in training.
  • Lead on the delivery, development and quality of all levels of resuscitation training and on advanced clinical simulation.

Closing date of applications: 23 May 2024Please be aware NHS Jobs will not be available to submit applications from 6pm on Friday 17 May to 9am on Monday 20 May 2024.

Interview date: 7 June 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

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Person Specification

Communication Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience


  • Demonstrates excellent written communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience within educational role
  • Resuscitation Council UK ALS Instructor
  • Expert knowledge in the developments in resuscitation, clinical skills and simulation education
  • Experience in teaching and assessing resuscitation, clinical skills and simulation education


  • Evidence in give effective feedback and debriefing.
  • Resuscitation EPALS or APLS Instructor
  • Graduate level of education or equivalent

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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