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Resuscitation Officer
Band 6
Fixed term 12 months
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hosps NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
27/09/2017 23:59
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Resuscitation Officer

Band 6

‘Providing the excellent care that we would expect for our own families’

Join us and help us deliver this vision to more than 500,000 people across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) includes Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Christchurch Hospital and a Sterile Services Department at Alderney Hospital.

Here on the south coast we enjoy a great place to live and a friendly and caring place to work. Every day, we value great team work, improving and adapting, communicating well and taking pride in what we do for patients.

This is an exciting and critical time for the Trust with the Dorset Health System named as one of the more advanced STPs and expected to be within the first wave of Accountable Care Systems. Recommended as the preferred site for the development of emergency services, the Trust will also play a pivotal role in the Dorset Clinical Services Review.


A unique opportunity has arisen to join our Resuscitation Training Department at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital on a 12 month fixed contract to cover maternity leave.

The resuscitation training department at RBH is a small, dynamic team delivering high quality resuscitation training to multidisciplinary staff across the Royal Bournemouth Hospital as well as staff and Christchurch Hospital and local GP's and dentists in the community.

We deliver a range of training from basic life support, through RC(UK) ILS, PILS and ALS and also manage the Acute Illness Management training courses.

Aside from training duties you will be expected to have a clinical role, responding to the emergency bleep and participating in local clinical audits and the National Cardiac Arrest Audit.

The applicant should be a Registered Nurse, Operating Department Practitioner or Paramedic with a background in acute healthcare and have excellent communication skills.They should be able to work independently and flexibly within a small team.

The post will suit a motivated individual who has an interest in resuscitation and education.

Interview date: Friday 6 October

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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

Informal visits are recommended, please contact Phill McConnell, Senior Resuscitation Officer for more details.
01202 704664

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 704426