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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/10/2021.

Resuscitation Officer - Band 6

Job Reference: 323-OWE1906

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey, Surrey
£33,922 - £40,872 pa Inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.



Fixed Term post – Full Time 37.5hrs

***Previous applicants need not apply*****

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Resuscitation Officer to join our Service for a one year fixed term position.

You will join our established team of Resuscitation Officers in delivering training, clinical support, and advice, on all aspects of basic and advanced life support and clinical skills across the Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust.

You will be an active member of the resuscitation team and be expected to respond and attend to emergency calls as part of the adult, paediatric and trauma teams. You will also assist in auditing, and assist areas in setting up and maintaining emergency equipment as well as delivering local training as required. You will assist in the delivery of both basic and advanced life support training Trust wide.

The Resuscitation Officer will be a Registered Nurse, Paramedic or Operating Department Practitioner who has a clinical background in critical or emergency care. Ideally you will have experience with both adult and paediatric patients.

The resuscitation service also provides support on guidelines, equipment, conducts clinical audits and is involved in patient safety and quality improvement work streams. You will be required to lead on specific projects and therefore the ability to work independently, manage your time efficiently and keep to deadlines, is important.

You must be a Resuscitation Council UK ALS provider with Instructor Potential.

For further details please contact Paul Darling-Wills, Resuscitation Services Manager on 01932 872000 ext. 3312 / 4105

Processing your Application

Your application will be transferred from NHS Jobs into the Trust's Careers Portal. Once your application has transferred, you will receive an email inviting you to register and log into the Careers Portal. From here you will be able to monitor the progress of your application, pre-employment checks and on-boarding.


Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

Find our more in our Guide for Applicants.

Coronavirus update:

We are reviewing our recruitment and on-boarding processes on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE). Interviews will be virtual wherever possible.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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