Band 7 Trainee ACP

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

ASR Division are looking for 2 experienced Nurse/AHPs to undertake a fully funded Level 7 Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship Masters at the University of Birmingham . You will develop a clinical portfolio in order to achieve the level of competence/capability required by the post of an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP). Successful candidates will be supported by a clinical supervisor and personal academic tutor to identify a learning plan to achieve the Master's degree to include speciality/service specific modules and skills.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be practising under both direct /indirect supervision of an experienced ACP and a Medical supervisor as a tACP within an inpatient area to provide patient-centred clinical care.

On full evidence of completion of both the theoretical and practical components deemed necessary for the post, it is anticipated that the tACP will transition into an ACP following an interview process.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Information on the programme can be found here: Advanced Clinical Practice Masters - University of Birmingham

Person Specification



  • NMC/HCPC Registered health care professional
  • Eligible for entry onto the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme - health related first degree - English and Maths at GCSE grade C/4 or above or a minimum Level 2 functional skills



  • Extensive and evidenced post registration experience (university entry requirement is at least 3 years)
  • Relevant experience of working in the community Trust
  • Experince in history taking and clinical reasoning skills related to role
  • Experience of supporting learning in others
  • Experience of participation in audit/research


  • Experience and evidence in developing practice
  • Significant experience of partnership working across organisations/agencies including health, social care, voluntary sector



  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Ability to plan workload, manage own time and priorities multiple tasks and repond logically to unpredictable interruptions or conflicting/changing priorities
  • Demonstrates initiative and problem solving skills
  • Ability to identify and manage risk
  • Ability to teach/mentor/supervise others
  • Ability to manage disagreement with healthcare staff or patients to reach resolution
  • Ability to communicate verbally in a manner appropriate to a variety of parites, dealing with sensitive and complex information and taking into account barriers to understanding


  • Ability to undertake complex procedures within the specialist area/applicable to role/ professional group
  • Demonstrates critical anaylsis, safe advanced clinical decision making and ability to treat/diagnose a range of previously undiagnosed conditions within specialist area

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