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Resuscitation Training Officer

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
North Shields
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
We are recruiting for a Resuscitation Officer (HCPC or NMC registered) to join a team of existing resuscitation officers providing clinical and education support across all specialities in acute and community settings. This exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professional to join our busy and dynamic Resuscitation Team. We provide high quality deteriorating patient and resuscitation training and education to all the staff across the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for planning, organising and delivery of resuscitation services and training, in basic and immediate life support in adults and paediatrics as appropriate to the staff of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Immediate Life support/Paediatric Life support provider

The post also includes deteriorating patient education and the post holder will support ongoing deteriorating patient education.

To maintain high standards of delivery of resuscitation provision through audit and ensure an accurate resuscitation database is maintained.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read 'applicant guidance notes' before submitting your application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In conjunction with the lead resuscitation officer, and the resuscitation committee the resuscitation officer will develop aspects of the resuscitation service supporting the Lead resuscitation officer to provide a comprehensive service to the trust.

To lead and participate in delivering training programmes in resuscitation practices to clinical practitioners in conjunction with the lead resuscitation officer.

There may be a requirement to be a clinical member of the resuscitation team and whilst attending clinical emergency calls across the Trust, providing expertise to the team and where necessary lead the team to ensure the best evidenced based care and outcome to the patient.

Deliver simulation and practical procedure-based training events in the simulation suite or in situ using electronic simulation manikins.

Possession of excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Presentation skills for education and training

IT skills

Ability to work across professional boundaries.

It is an essential requirement of the role that the post holder has a valid driving licence and is either a car owner and able to use the car for work purposes, or has a Trust personal lease vehicle which may be used for the role. However, the Trust would consider making reasonable adjustments to the role, if necessary, to enable a disabled person to undertake the role

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC/HCPC (AHP) registered practitioner
  • Immediate Life support/Paediatric Life support provider
  • Post basic study to Diploma, or Degree level
  • Qualification in teaching, learning and assessing in clinical practice and trained clinical supervisor


Desirable

  • Generic Instructor course
  • Advanced Life Support Provider


Experience

Essential

  • o Previous Post Registration experience working in an acute care setting


Desirable

  • o Experience of managing change or practice development


Other

Essential

  • It is an essential requirement of the role that the post holder has a valid driving licence and is either a car owner and able to use the car for work purposes, or has a Trust personal lease vehicle which may be used for the role. However, the Trust would consider making reasonable adjustments to the role, if necessary, to enable a disabled person to undertake the role.


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

North Tyneside General Hospital

Rake Lane

North Shields

NE29 8NH

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