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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/08/2020.

Band 6 Assistant Resuscitation Officer

Job Reference: 313-A-20-83332-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Learning & Development
Band 6

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We have a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated, skilled registered healthcare professional with current clinical care experience to come and join our Resuscitation service within Learning and Development. We are looking for individuals who are registered nurses, ODPs or paramedics and possess comprehensive knowledge of resuscitation and patient safety, which can come from a range of experiences.

We are seeking passionate individuals who are able to work within a team, act as subject experts, empower staff and promote best practice. This post offers unique opportunities to work within clinical practice settings as well as simulation training suites across an integrated mental, physical, children and families health care NHS trust.

We have two roles available:

• 30 hrs per week

•37.5 hrs per week

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering RC (UK) training courses, developing and running clinical scenarios/drills in practice and working with the Learning and Development service to ensure quality and clinical currency of resus skills based training.

The Resuscitation service is led by our Senior Resuscitation Officer who is supported by two Assistant Resuscitation Officers. The team sits within a large learning and development service that are responsible for the Trusts education, training and development for all staff, students and learners. You will work across various sites within LPT dependant on service needs.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate they have confidence, competence and an ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential for the role as is excellent organisational and IT skills.

There are excellent opportunities for personal learning and development available in the Trust and the successful applicant will be well supported and encouraged to develop in their role, including undertaking RC (UK) qualifications.

If you would like to discuss this job opportunity further please contact Kate Fitzpatrick, Senior Resuscitation Officer on 07867193281 or email:

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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