Band 8a Advanced Clinical Practitioner- AAU/AAU Hub

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£53,703 to £59,796 a year per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be expected to practice independently as a senior practitioner within a consultant-led team, providing clinician support and support to trainee clinicians during a span of duty. Demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and clinical attributes, enabling him/her to provide expert clinical and professional support to other clinicians and staff.
  • There is an expectation of continuous professional development within the role that will include completion of the HEE Advanced Clinical Practice in Acute Medicine Curriculum Framework. The post holder will be expected to deliver 80% clinical and 20% non clinical duties encompassing all pillars of the ACP framework, whilst being supported through clinical supervision by an acute medicine consultant. The role will include working across a shift system which will include evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.
  • We are happy to consider full or part time hours.
  • For candidates who are not currently qualified, but are enrolled to a university to complete their ACP qualification, a band 7 trainee post will be considered if applicants are able to demonstrate experience working at a senior nurse/practitioner level within the urgent and emergency car setting. Transition to Band 8a will occur on completion of the ACP course, and a period of consolidation of learning through completion of set objectives.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

General Requirements


  • NMC/HCPC Registered
  • ANP/ACP diploma
  • First level healthcare degree
  • Evidence of post registration qualification relevant to specialty.


  • ALS
  • Leadership course



  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

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

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Barnet Hospital

Wellhouse Lane



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