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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and competent Advanced Clinical Practitioner to work alongside the Community Geriatrician in Rotherham, caring for patients within their own homes and also patients within Intermediate Care rehabilitation beds. This post will work closely with the Community Advanced Clinical Practitioners to help provide an acute see and treat model. The Community ACPs are part of the wider Urgent Community Response Team who respond rapidly to provide the correct clinical interventions are provided in a timely manner. Our aim is to deliver high quality care to help reduce the demand for hospital attendance and admission, working closely with GPs, Yorkshire Ambulance service and other multi agency professionals.

Main duties of the job

With substantial post-registration experience, including the management of acute minor injuries and illnesses, including falls and non-medicatical V300 prescribing. You will use your wide ranging clinical knowledge and skills to assess, diagnose, treat, and prescribe as necessary and should have excellent communication skills.

You will be expected to work towards being an autonomous practitioner across all four pillars of advanced practice. You will have skills to provide advice, support and education to colleagues to improve the quality of care they deliver.

As an organisation we are committed to supporting flexible working including part time hours however as part of the apprentice standard, the minimum contracted hours allowable are 30 hours per week.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Extensive and Relevant post Registration Experience.
  • Experience of working autonomously as an ACP.
  • Demonstrate experience in a senior post.
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary staff working.
  • Experience of working with Older People.


  • Experience of working in a Community Setting.
  • Experience of undertaking triage.
  • Experience of Audit and Service Evaluation.
  • Experience in involvement in teaching and/or mentoring learners.



  • Able to demonstrate on-going knowledge and competency.
  • Excellent Communication with clear written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective organisational abilities, supervisory skills, leadership and change management skills.
  • Awareness of current health service priorities, national and local nursing and quality agenda.

Professional Registration/PIN


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  • Current Professional NMC/HCPC Registration.
  • Degree level Qualification.
  • Teaching/ Mentorship Qualification.
  • Qualified in Non-Medical Prescribing (v300).
  • Msc in Advanced Clinical Practice.
  • Minor Illness Qualification.
  • Minor Injury Qualification.
  • Evidence of Ongoing Professional Development.
  • Portfolio evidencing competency as an ACP.


  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner Qualification (or relevant experience).

Communication and relationships


  • Able to present and receive complex information within a multi professional team.
  • Ability to convey sensitive information in an empathetic manner to patients, relative/ carers and staff.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Produce timely, accurate written/electronic records and documents.


  • Demonstrates leadership.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


The Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


South Yorkshire

S60 2UD

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