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Resuscitation Officer

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
Brecon
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Resuscitation Officer advert

We have an exciting opportunity to offer this new role to Powys Teaching Health Board. The Resuscitation Officer will provide:

professional oversight of the arrangements for Resuscitation Services within a rural community service to meet the standards set out by the Resuscitation Council (UK).

professional advice on matters including policy development, training, clinical governance issues, equipment, and incident analysis.

manage the delivery of evidence-based Basic Life Support (BLS) and clinical skills training programmes.

A significant proportion of the role will be delivery of life support training to all grades of staff and you will therefore need to have proven teaching and assessing skills - further details can be found in the attached Job Description.

If you think this exciting career development opportunity is for you, then please apply.

Main duties of the job

Provide professional oversight of the arrangements for Resuscitation Services within a rural community service to meet the standards set out by the Resuscitation Council (UK).

Provide professional advice on matters including policy development, training, clinical governance issues, equipment, and incident analysis.

Manage the delivery of evidence-based Basic Life Support (BLS) and clinical skills training programmes, which address the professional and service development needs of clinical and other staff. This will include training on arrangements for the care of the deteriorating patient, NEWS, and sepsis training.

This post will be fundamental in supporting the Health Board to meet the strategic objective of developing a competent and effective clinical workforce with appropriate levels of skills to meet both the present and future service requirements.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential

  • NMC/HCPC/GMC Registered healthcare professional
  • Recognised teaching qualification e.g. Post Graduate certificate of education (PGCE)
  • Resuscitation Council (UK) ILS Instructor or willingness to complete course within 3 months of appointment
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical aspects of health care
  • Understand research and audit methods
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive post registration experience in use of a wide range of relevant clinical skills and medical devices
  • Experience of teaching and/or presenting to a range of service users
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Understanding of Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines and requirements


Desirable

  • Experience in using simulation mannequins including 'Resus Annie' and other relevant equipment


Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Highly developed communication skills, and able to communicate with staff at all levels
  • Assessment and audit skills
  • Highly developed presentational skills in both theory and practice
  • Good organisational, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Evidence of ability to work without supervision and manage time effectively
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Evidence of ability to work within a team effectively
  • IT experience of frequently used Microsoft applications and tools including PowerPoint, MS Teams, Outlook, spreadsheet tools
  • Organised and systematic
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent judgement skills


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Values

Essential

  • Demonstrate PTHB Values


Other

Essential

  • Ability to travel within geographical area (Powys wide)
  • Able to work hours flexibly


Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

Pan Powys

Brecon

LD3 0LU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

070-NMR118-0724

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