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Resuscitation Officer

Band 6

Main area
Critical Care
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
188-OTH1883
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/01/2021 23:59
Interview date
04/02/2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Resuscitation service at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).  This is an extremely challenging and yet rewarding role.

This role is offered on a permanent and part time (22.5 hours per week) basis.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The Resuscitation service at UHS covers five sites – Southampton General, Princess Ann, Royal South Hants, Countess Mountbatten and the New Forest Birth centre.  Clinical cover is provided to the Southampton General, Princess Ann and Royal South Hants hospital sites.

The hospital provides a comprehensive range of general medical and surgical services; together with being a regional cardiac, oncology, neurological, paediatric and trauma centre. We contribute in the National cardiac arrest audit (NCAA) and hold one of the best outcomes for resuscitation to discharge in the country.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

As a team member you will actively participate in resuscitation training, engage with clinical teams in supporting their skills and knowledge of managing the deteriorating patient, support areas to maintain standards of safety of equipment and follow up on post resuscitation care.

The role is predominantly Monday to Wednesday but can be flexible between the hours of 08.00-16.00.  On occasions hours are extended to support national courses and clinical care.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

You ideally need to hold a Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) Instructor qualification or be an instructor with the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) in the following areas: ALS, EPALS or APLS, it would be advantageous if you held an NLS or GIC instructor qualification as well. Alternatively if you have been recommended to be an Instructor in any of the above disciplines we would welcome your application.

So if you enjoy working in a challenging environment, flourish in working with dynamic teams, enjoy working across boundaries of care and are keen to contribute to the progression of this area of clinical practice we would encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.               

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 4th February 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Derek Macadie
Job title
Lead for Resuscitation Services
Email address
Derek.Macadie@uhs.nhs.uk
Telephone number
023 8120 3188

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