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Band 8a Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Acute Care

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year per annum inclusive
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

To provide high quality clinical assessment and intervention and treatment for a caseload of a variety of patients presenting to the Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit.

To work autonomously at an advanced clinical level in the direct delivery of high-quality care, making critical clinical decisions based on thorough clinical assessment and interpretation of diagnostic interventions and delivery of therapeutic interventions.

To demonstrate sound clinical decision making and deliver expert care for a wide variety of patients presenting to the Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit with undifferentiated diagnoses.

To work within the four pillars of the 'Multi-professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice' through collaboration with clinical teams to meet the needs of patients: supporting the delivery and development of service, policy and procedures, and ensuring the maintenance of high-quality care and clinical excellence.

To provide clinical expertise, support and leadership within the ANP, medical, nursing and allied health teams.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking an enthusiastic Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our well established Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit team and be part of a team that really makes a difference. AECU facilitates discharges from wards and currently functioning as one stop admission avoidance service to low risk patient, referred from GP, PELC and Emergency Department. As an ANP you will be supportedby, and work with a diverse multi-skilled professional team od clinical and non-clinical friendly staff, providing high quality, person centred nursing care to patients.

About us

Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive forour teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and our performance against the four-hour emergency access standard remains challenged, in comparison to many other London trusts.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre; Radiotherapy Centre; Hyper Acute Stroke Unit; and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered nurse or Allied Health Professional (NMC or HCPC)
  • Masters Degree in Advanced Practice, or relevant higher level degree plus PG Diploma in Advanced Practice
  • Clinical diagnostic skills including the ability to interpret as a minimum CXR, ECG, and laboratory investigations


  • Knowledge of more than one area of clinical practice ie surgery, medicine, orthopaedics, ITU
  • Advanced Life Support Instructor

Skills/ Abilities. Experience/knowledge


  • Managerial responsibilities and change management experience
  • Substantial broad experience relative to clinical area

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