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Lead Resuscitation Practitioner

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will lead the Resuscitation Services across the Trust providing a comprehensive service.

The post holder will lead in the development and delivery of all aspects of resuscitation training, and participation in the investigation of untoward incidents relating to any aspect of resuscitation. The post holder will advise in resuscitation in practice and work in the commissioning of resuscitation equipment. The post holder will provide expert advice to all areas of the Trust concerning resuscitation.Theywill be responsible for coordinating in-hospital resuscitation audit.

Main duties of the job

  • Develop and co-ordinate effective systems of training to ensure that staff in all areas within the Trust have access to appropriate and timely resuscitation training, according to their job role and clinical need, from Trust induction and throughout their role within the Trust
  • Co-chair the Resuscitation Committee
  • Ensure that all resuscitation performed in the Trust conforms to the guidelines on good practice in resuscitation.
  • Maintain own levels of clinical competence within resuscitation practice.
  • Where possible address issues around the practice of resuscitation with the staff involved at the earliest, reasonable, opportunity after the event. Address non-compliance to acceptable practice.
  • Support audit systems that will provide meaningful and accurate measures of performance and practice, demonstrating adherence to International/National guidelines.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Professional registration with NMC or HCPC
  • Resuscitation Council Instructor Status
  • First Degree relevant to role or equivalent experience
  • ALS Instructor


  • EPALS/NLS Provider



  • Evidence of Post Registration Education within sphere of practice
  • Demonstrate an ability to deliver advanced clinical skills, specific to resuscitation of adults
  • To provide evidence of involvement in service development


  • Demonstrate an ability to deliver advanced clinical skills, specific to the resuscitation of children and the management of Trauma.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Evidence of effective Leadership skills, style and experience
  • Excellent communication skills clealry identifying scope of knowledge and understanding related to role
  • Clincial skills and experience pertinent to Resuscitation


  • Ability to problem solve complex problems
  • Evidence of experience within change management

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • High level of autonomy

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Hereford County Hospital

Stonebow Road



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