Clinical Lead - Survivors

Resuscitation Council UK

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  • Location:
    Flexible
  • Salary:
    £45k

Job Description

Locations:  Home and/or in the office (Tavistock House, London) 

Do you have the influencing, project management and service development skills to lead our programme of work to improve the care offered across the UK to survivors and their families following hospital discharge?

We believe everyone who has survived a cardiac arrest should get the support they need to return to a quality of life that enables them to maintain choice and independence where possible.

Resuscitation Council UK is undertaking an important programme of work to improve the support provided to survivors of cardiac arrest. One of the first steps in this programme of work and a key deliverable for this postholder is to gather evidence to develop a Quality Standard.  

This role is ideally suited either to a registered healthcare professional with a background in rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation or another related speciality or to an experienced healthcare manager with experience of developing healthcare services. You may already have an expert knowledge of the services offered to those who have had a cardiac arrest or the skills to develop that understanding quickly.

We are looking for a strong team player, who is used to working with multi-disciplinary teams and who understands the importance of working with stakeholders to work across the four nations to embed practice, and plan and implement a programme of change. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will work with clinical colleagues and our engagement and influencing team to lead the programme of work in a joined-up way. You will also keep the Community, Ambulance and Resuscitation (CARe) Subcommittee updated with the work. You will care about inclusivity and ensure that this underpins the work.

Where this role sits

This role, which is new to the organisation, will sit within the Clinical and Service Development Department. The postholder will report directly to the Director of Clinical and Service Development.

About Resuscitation Council UK

Resuscitation Council UK is saving lives by developing guidelines, influencing policy, delivering courses and supporting cutting-edge research. Through education, training, and research, we’re working towards the day when everyone in the country has the skills, they need to save a life. We are the UK experts in clinical guidelines, standards, and education for resuscitation practice for those working in healthcare and in the public space. 

We always seek to balance business needs with a flexible approach to working stylexxxxxs and preferences. We have a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity and will provide reasonable adjustments internally and support Access to Work applications if you require this.

Work can be undertaken at home or in the office (Tavistock House, London), at the successful applicant's choice. Some travel to the office or other locations will be required as part of the role, but reasonable adjustments, such as enabling the postholder’s participation through digital technology, will be made for the successful applicant where this is required. If you would like to make an Access to Work application for a grant to pay for support tailored to your individual needs, such as a support worker, adaptations to the equipment you use, special equipment, taxi fares to and from work if public transport is not accessible to you, we will support you in this process.

Download job pack: https://jobsite.media/3wzwZ1q

Download diversity monitoring form: https://jobsite.media/3B2NpCY

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Sue Hampshire, Director of Clinical and Service Development, on 0207 391 0711 or sue.hampshire@resus.org.uk

How to apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit:
A comprehensive CV, specifying significant achievements in your career to date. 
A supporting statement, of no more than two sides, explaining how your skills and experience can support and add value to our organisation.
A completed diversity monitoring form. 

We welcome and will accept applications using an alternative process (such as video or audio applications). Please contact us on email Suzanne.horner@resus.org.uk or by phone 0207 391 0718 to discuss this prior to submitting your application.

Applications should be submitted by 5pm Sunday 15 August.

Email your applications to recruitment@resus.org.uk with Clinical Lead - Survivors in the subject line.

How we will shortlist

During the shortlisting process, those shortlisting applications will not have access to your name, age, date of birth and address. 

The interview process

The interview process is likely to be carried out virtually using digital technology due to COVID-19. 

Interviews for this role are likely to take place during the weeks commencing 6 and 13 September 2021. 
There may be a second stage interview. 

If you need any assistance with the application process, adaptations of modifications for interview, please let us know. Please email Suzanne.horner@resus.org.uk or phone Suzanne on 0207 391 0718 to discuss your requirements.

REASONABLE ADJUSTMENT:
If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.