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Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Primary Care)

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Colwyn Bay
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

Are you a clinician interested in working in Primary Care?Do you want to continue your professional development and improve your clinical skills and knowledge to Advanced Clinical Practice level in a fully supported environment?

Do you want to study towards a MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and if applicable (dependent on your professional regulation) gain Independent prescribing rights?

Do you want to train in a GP practice alongside other MDT and medical professionals?

Then look no further...................we are offering two year fixed term training post in our newly established Skills, Education and Training Hub at West End Medical Centre.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner training Programme aims to develop clinicians with the necessary relevant knowledge, experience, skills and competence to provide a robust, holistic and continuing service to meet the needs of the local population within the primary care setting.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing leadership as required. As a trainee, you will work alongside a dedicated training team; a Clinical Practice Development GP & Non Medical Clinical Practice Development leads.

This full time two-year fixed term contract will provide an intensive, rich, learning environment, supported by a range of learning opportunities including completion in two years of an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and clinical practice hours tailored to meet the needs of the individual. This will enable the clinician to progress through a range of milestones developing both educational and practical knowledge to achieve the level of practice expected of an advanced practitioner.

Your course fees will be paid by the Health Board. You will be employed on Agenda for Change Band 6. Trainees will be employed on a two year fixed term basis.

About us

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is the largest health organisation in Wales, with a budget of �1.7 billion and a workforce of over 19,000 staff. The Health Board providesprimary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of North Wales.

BCUHB provides a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and specialist hospital services across 3 acute hospitals, 22 communityhospitals and a network of over 90 healthcentres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. BCUHB alsocoordinates or provides the work of 113 GP practices andthe NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists across the region.

The Health Board is an integrated health system which strives to excellent compassionate care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations. BCUHB has a developed relationship with the universities in North Wales and with the University of Bangor is seeking medical school status and operates in a research-rich learning culture.

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Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Registered Health or Social Care Professional- Registration with appropriate body e.g. NMC, HCPC etc
  • Relevant Degree in professional area or equivalent evidence of clinical ability and academic study
  • Post Graduate Diploma in relevant subject matter or equivalent evidence of clinical ability and academic study
  • Evidence of on-going professional development


  • Experience in teaching and mentorship
  • Mentor/teaching Qualification



  • Considerable post registration experience at Band 5 or above in a patient facing role
  • Experience of working in a patient facing Primary Care setting
  • Experience of managing patient with chronic conditions and complex needs
  • Developing therapeutic interventions to improve service user outcomes
  • Broad range of clinical experience
  • Assessing and managing risk in a clinical setting


  • Service development experience
  • Leading change
  • Developing higher levels of autonomy
  • Experience of delivering education and or training.

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