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Resuscitation Officer

Job Reference: 833-HK-CC-635-18.

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Morley Health Centre
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Resuscitation Officer to join Leeds Community Healthcare's Clinical Education Team/ QPD team.

The post holder will be responsible for delivery, leadership and management of the resuscitation policy and training for the organisation. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate training and education ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. Working to organisational, professional and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times you will ensure that your practice is grounded in evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge. You will be responsible for developing new and innovative service developments within their sphere of practice responding to emerging knowledge and techniques.

About You

The successful candidate will hold a professional degree or diploma in relevant field and the appropriate statutory professional body registration. Post graduate learning to Masters level or equivalent is also essential.

The following are essential requirements of this post:

. Must be willing to participate in any relevant training identified to develop skills required to carry out duties
. Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards

.Experience in delivery of resuscitation and clinical skills training
. Teaching, training or mentorship qualification or experience to an equivalent level
. Experience in relevant clinical field
. Experience in the management and supervision of staff
. Experience of managing resources
. Experience of analysing data, writing reports and presenting to various groups
. Experience of leadership and team building in practice
. Theoretical and clinical knowledge appropriate to service area and profession
. Highly developed knowledge of relevant current issues in health and social care.
. Demonstrates awareness of limits to knowledge base
. Knowledge of clinical governance principles, standards and quality measures
. Highly complex analytical and creative problem solving skills in unpredictable situations
. Workload management including delegation of tasks and team leadership
. Competent IT skills in order to collect and interpret data, present reports and compile presentations in a range of contexts
. Change management skills
. Advanced verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills including communicating complex or potentially distressing information to patients / carers, staff and wider audiences
. Risk assessment and conflict management skills
. Reflective practice skills - able to give clear and effective feedback and suppo rt others to develop
. Develop and lead clinical audit within clinical area
. Lead / contribute to research activities relevant to clinical area

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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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