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Team Lead-Senior Critical Care Outreach and Resuscitation Practitioner

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is seeking a motivated individual with excellent leadership skills, extensive critical care outreach as well as resuscitation experience at band 7, to join our well-established and highly regarded Critical Care Outreach and Resuscitation Service. This practitioner-led team provides care to critically ill and deteriorating patients, alongside the delivery of a skilled resuscitation service. The service provides a robust resuscitation training programme and contributes to audit, quality improvement and patient safety initiatives across the Trust.

You will lead and manage an experienced clinical team to oversee the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care focused on improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carers.As well as providing sound clinical leadership you will develop support mechanisms for sharing good practice within the clinical setting and Trust wide.

The role includes a strong educational element with the delivery of resuscitation training to all grades of Trust staff, and you will need proven teaching/assessment skills. As well as providing resuscitation training sessions, you will be expected to respond to Cardiac Arrest calls as a member of the Resuscitation team.

For this challenging and rewarding role, we are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and caring individual. The possession of excellent interpersonal skills is imperative, as well as a robust clinical background within the Acute and/or Critical Care and Resuscitation setting. You should ideally hold a current ALS/EPALS+/APLS certification. A commitment to and evidence of personal development is also required.

Main duties of the job

  • As a key member of a multi professional team, ensure appropriate referral and discussion with other members of the team to optimise patient care.
  • Ensure patients are assessed, have care plans that are implemented and evaluated in accordance with Trust's evidence basedprocedural documents.
  • To have local open and transparent communication channels that support the critical care outreach and resuscitation team to do the right thing for people we care for, to be bold when they have good ideas and to speak up when things go wrong.
  • Act as a clinical expert within sphere of work.
  • Have continuous responsibility for the team, providing visible professional leadership and line management for ateam of nursing and support staff.
  • Ensure staffing is in line with Trust policy.
  • Manage budgets and resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Be responsible for the safety and cleanliness of the working environment.
  • Champion a culture of learning and quality improvement in the clinical area.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Post registration qualification in critical care
  • MSc in relevant subject matter or working towards


  • Quality improvement training/experience
  • Leadership qualification



  • Substantial post registration experience at band 7 or above, including relevant experience in critical care outreach.
  • Experience of advanced decision making to manage complex patients.
  • Experience of teaching and assessing others


  • Experience of leading and managing others
  • Research experience and publication

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate high-level decision-making skills in clinical practice
  • Excellent organisational skills and advanced ICT skills, including Microsoft office
  • Able to demonstrate advanced communication skills and clinical leadership


  • Ability to lead and influence change
  • Ability to design and deliver education programmes.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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