Trainee ACP - Plastics, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Band 6 within first year of training - �33,706 - 40,588 pa

Band 7 within 2nd and 3rd year of training - �41,659 - �47,672 pa

Band 8a on completion of training - �48,526 - �54,619 pa

Brief Description of the Role:

We are delighted to advertise an exciting opportunity for an aspiring Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join the Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. At BTHFT we recognise that ACPs are an integral part of the NHS workforce in the 21st century as they provide flexibility and new ways of working and we are looking to appoint a Trainee ACP with a passion to providing the highest standard of clinical expertise and autonomous practice.

Main duties of the job

There has been major investment in the ACP workforce at BTHFT to ensure patients are provided with a positive experience when requiring our care. We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic trainee practitioner with a desire to develop exceptional leadership skills and experience working in the gastroenterology setting. They will provide holistic, personalised care and will take pride in caring for our community of Bradford. The trainee ACP will link with members of a fantastic, well established and efficient team of ACPs providing strong leadership to members of the multi-disciplinary team. They will deliver quality care and a faster response to patient needs resulting in better outcomes

For informal enquiries, please contact:

Tamsin Memery, Lead Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Surgical Specialties Tel: 07415205614

Sam Vidler - General Manager MSK & Therapies

Tel: 01274 382069

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 02.0623 (This date may change dependent on the response)

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A&E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of continuous professional development and the practical application of new skills to the work place
  • Evidence of significant practical contributions to the development of the specific service
  • Direct supervision of junior staff, in all professional groups
  • Experience working within speciality minimum 2 years


  • Managerial responsibilities
  • Supervision and appraisal of staff and students
  • Evidence of contribution to audit programmes within practice
  • Band 6/7 experience



  • Ability to motivate individuals and teams
  • In-depth knowledge in their specialist clinical field
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively and to work in a high pressure environment
  • Excellent liaison and negotiation skills
  • Commitment to staff development and training
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and autonomously both within the trust and with partner organisations


  • Documented evidence of advanced clinical skills competencies
  • High level of capability using outcome measures and audit
  • Confidence and ability to accurately assess and manage complex patient presentations to a high professional standard
  • Ability to critique own practice to an advanced level



  • In depth knowledge of issues and developments in speciality-specific area of practice
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of the role of
  • IT literate



  • Registered with relevant professional body minimum 5 years
  • Degree-level registration qualification or equivalent post-registration award
  • Minimum grade C GCSE English and maths or equivalent, willing to undertake during MSc course
  • Commitment to undertake Master's Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice on commencement in training post

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