Senior Resuscitation Officer (Internal HDFT Applicants Only)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate, UK
15 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ's Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you're looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients' lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

**Internal HDFT Applicants Only**

Senior Resuscitation Officer
Resuscitation Department

Hours: 37.5 per week
Band: 7
Salary: £37,570 to £43,772 pa

Essential Requirements: Registered Nurse, ODP or Paramedic

An opportunity has arisen to join the Resuscitation Department at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust as a Senior Resuscitation Officer. The resuscitation department provides a comprehensive, high quality service to the whole of the trust which includes Harrogate District Hospital, Ripon Community Hospital, Minor Injury Units and community based services across Yorkshire and the North East. Our vision is to empower colleagues to do the right thing by learning the right way to deliver resuscitation excellence every time. We are passionate about improving resuscitation experiences for our colleagues and our patients: our department was one of the first in the trust to gain Bronze Quality Improvement Team Accreditation.

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and credible person to undertake the role of Senior Resuscitation Officer at Harrogate Hospital. The post is suitable for an established Resuscitation Officer who has current experience in the provision of a resuscitation service and educational programme. Teaching forms a large component of the role including the planning and delivery of in-house and Resuscitation Council (UK) courses covering paediatric and adult at basic to advanced level. The role includes providing clinical leadership and support to all groups of staff on resuscitation matters as well as monitoring and auditing of standards of resuscitation practice and equipment within the trust to determine quality of service delivery and provide assurance of safe care. The role also includes management of staff within our small, friendly department.

The role of Senior Resuscitation Officer requires Resuscitation Council (UK) Advanced Life Support Instructor status and an advanced paediatric life support provider qualification. The role requires maintenance of clinical skills, advanced communication skills, and leadership qualities to role model excellent resuscitation practice at clinical emergencies/2222 calls.

This post is a full time position. The successful applicant will be expected to work flexibly and to travel to other sites as required.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Paula De Souza, Resuscitation Lead, ( Email address removed ), or Andy Masters, Current Senior Resuscitation Officer, ( Email address removed ).

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
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In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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