Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be part of the Urgent Treatment Centre team providing clinical assessment and support to the care and treatment of a diverse and undetermined caseload of patients requiring Emergency/Urgent Care, who may have highly complex acute presentation from the very sick seriously ill, to the more minor common illnesses and injuries.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner will work autonomously, demonstrate highly specialised knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of patients attending the Urgent Treatment Centre. You will demonstrate safe, critical decision-making in the clinical decision-making process and will work collaboratively with the clinicians, nursing team and multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures relevant to the departments.

Main duties of the job

You will determine clinical diagnosis and treatments indicated, and maintain records as an autonomous practitioner. You will provide clinical expertise for developing and enhancing the service. This will be done in collaboration with medical, nursing and allied health professional colleagues. You will demonstrate advanced skills and competencies.

You will ensure that evidence based practice is inherent in all aspects of care and treatment and ensure this knowledge is disseminated throughout the clinical area, Trust and externally, as appropriate.

About us

Rochdale Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place destined to be different. Rochdale puts co-operation and co-design at the forefront of its health and social care. This is the place with community based integrated care at its heart. Rochdale Infirmary, and the adult and children's community services across Heywood Middleton and Rochdale, consists of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors. A place leading the way in life-enhancing, integrated care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Urgent Treatment Centre based at Rochdale Infirmary offers a service for adults and children requiring assessment and management of minor injury and or minor illness. With over 50,000 attendances annually and one third of these service users are children.

The team in UTC are multidisciplinary Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Emergency Practitioners working along side General Practitioners, Emergency Consultants and a team of Registered Nurses, Associate Nurses and Healthcare Support workers.

The team are diverse in their experience and skills that they can share with you. Amongst our team we have qualified paramedics and both adult and children's nurses practising in an advanced capacity. Development of staff is a key focus for us and this is achieved with the support and guidance from our in house dedicated practise based educator

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please

Person Specification



  • Full professional registration (HCPC, NMC)
  • MSC Advanced Practice
  • V300 Non-Medical Prescribing



  • Enhanced clinical skills, ability to work independently


  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support/willing to work towards
  • Advanced Life Support certification/Willing to work towards



  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge in the field of Urgent Care/Emergency Care



  • Previous experience in an Urgent Care/Emergency Care setting
  • Evidence of leading policy and practice change
  • Excellent clinical reasoning/clinical decision making

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

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Rochdale Infirmary

Whitehall Street


OL12 0NB

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