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Advanced Practitioner 111 and IUC CAS Nurse

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle upon Tyne
£41,659 to £47,672 a year Plus unsociable hours in line with Section 2
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Vacancies across the Trust Newburn/Hebburn/Wynyard

The Advanced Practitioner (IUC-CAS) is an experienced clinician who can demonstrate a high level of autonomous practice and complex decision making. This is underpinned by Degree level education or equivalent (or RCN Accreditation), covering the four pillars of advanced practice; clinical practice, leadership and education, research, education.

This senior clinician will provide an expert level of clinical assessment and support to the care and treatment of a diverse and undetermined caseload of patients within Emergency, Urgent and Unscheduled care. The practitioner will achieve this by using their in-depth knowledge, experience and broad range of techniques, to assess, investigate, interpret, diagnose, treat and refer or discharge patients.

Main duties of the job

The Advanced Practitioner will undertake clinical assessment to form a diagnosis and provide a treatment plan, which may include prescribing.

Patient assessment will involve telephone and some video conferencing consultations.

As an Adv Prac in the IUC-CAS you will work across a variety of settings, being the first point of contact at an appropriate place and time.

The post holder will provide expert clinical and professional leadership and work collaboratively as part of the team to deliver a high quality service that meets the health and social care needs of all patients.

About us

We employ 3,500 staff in 63 locations and serve a population of 2,600,000 in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, and Tees over 3230 square miles.

Many people think the job of the ambulance service is to collect patients and take them to hospital, but we do much more!

Paramedic skills have developed hugely in recent years, meaning we carry out more treatment at the scene and en-route to hospital.

We have a dedicated clinical assessment service that allows us to provide patients with the most appropriate care from the beginning of the patient journey.

We have a specialised branch of the Trust called HART which deal with explosions or terrorist attacks.

Ultimately patients are the heart of everything that we do to support our mission of \safe, effective and responsive care for all.

We value and respect the diversity employees bring to our workplace. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To ensure we deliver on our aims in relation to diversity and inclusion we assess ourselves against a range of frameworks. We are ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Princes Responsible Business Network and are achieving across all objectives in NHS Equality Delivery System.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure you refer to the job description attached to this advert for full details of duties and responsibilities for this role.

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience working in Emergency/Urgent/Unscheduled Care relevant to the post.
  • Experience of working as an autonomous practitioner undertaking complex assessments and management of own caseload.
  • Excellent leadership skills, experience in clinical team management including performance management.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of developing and implementing clinical protocols, clinical pathways and clinical policies.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with a variety of agencies and professionals and across organisational boundaries.
  • Experience of successfully working to deadlines and completing tasks.
  • Advanced patient assessment skills required for role. (Adult & Child).
  • Advanced clinical skills required for role (Adult & Child).
  • Ability to communicate highly complex and technical information both verbally and in writing to other healthcare professionals.



  • Regulated Health Care Professional with current registration. (e.g. HCPC/NMC)
  • Relevant Degree Level modules or equivalent experience of working at a senior clinical level.
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment and Management course (min 30 credits/ Level 6).
  • Additional professional knowledge acquired through specialist training, experience or other significant accredited courses.
  • Evidence of significant ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to apply research findings and support evidence based practice.
  • Have current knowledge of developments within Emergency/Unscheduled Care and the wider healthcare economy.
  • Understanding of Safeguarding procedures for vulnerable adults, children and young people.

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

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust


Ambulance HQ, Bernicia House

Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 8NY

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