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Lead Resuscitation Officer - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Resuscitation Officer, on a 12 month fixed term contract/secondment.

If you are dynamic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and motivated with excellent communication and management skills who can lead our resuscitation service, we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

To lead, facilitate and deliver clinical and resuscitation skills training across the Trust using a national competency based approach to a multidisciplinary Trust wide audience. To attend resuscitation events whenever possible and perform as a team member, team leader or act in an expert advisory capacity

To lead on the development, monitoring and reviewing of relevant policies, procedures and governance arrangements in relation to resuscitation and related matters. The post holder will take responsibility for the audit processes within the Resuscitation Service, involving collection, analysis and reporting of all aspects of resuscitation and presentation of this information both locally and nationally.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification for more information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered professional: Nurse, Midwife, Allied Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Scientist
  • Degree or equivalent level experience
  • Advanced resuscitation course instructor (ALS, EPALS/APLS, NLS)
  • Teaching/training qualification to a minimum of Diploma level or equivalent (PGCE) or equivalent level experience


  • Advanced resuscitation course (ALS, EPALS/APLS, NLS) Director
  • Generic Instructor Course - Instructor/Director
  • Mentorship qualification such as the mentorship preparation pathway or equivalent



  • Demonstrable significant post registration experience in relevant clinical practice
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Evidence of resuscitation skills teaching experience within healthcare setting


  • Experience of designing training that employs a competency based approach to assessment
  • Experience of creating and applying policies and procedures to improve practice
  • Experience of line/team management responsibility. For example: roster/activity planning, delivering appraisals/1:1's, sickness/absence management
  • Experience of designing simulation/scenario based learning opportunties
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting financial expenditure

Key Skills


  • Proficient in MS Office programs, such as Word and Excel
  • Ability to achieve results under pressure and be self-reliant
  • Ability to communicate information verbally which may be difficult/sensitive or complex to both individual and groups
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to lead and develop others within a team
  • 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

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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