Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Salisbury Foundation Trust and the Acute Medical Unit. We are looking for an established Advanced Clinical Practitioner to support in the running and continued development of an integrated SDEC within AMU.

The unit has approximately 50 admissions a day Monday-Friday including ED, SDEC and GPs attendances and is well supported by the Acute Physicians'.

We recognise the profile of Advanced Practice needs raising within the department and a key element of this role would be in helping advocate for and building an ACP workforce to meet the future demands of the service.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the rapid assessment, diagnostics and treatment of patients within the Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) and Acute Medicine setting, using an advanced level of professional accountability, autonomy and judgement. This includes highly complex decision-making across a broad range of situations/conditions.

To work autonomously, using advanced knowledge and skills, underpinned by theory and experience, to holistically assess the identified patient caseload, using a range of methods across a broad range of, often complex, patient conditions within Acute Medicine and SDEC.

To plan and manage complete episodes of care, working in collaboration with Acute Medical Physicians and others, delegating and referring as appropriate, to ensure timely, effective patient management and optimise health outcomes, in line with nationally recognised best practice.

The post holder will deliver an 80% clinical component to their role and 20% related to service development, appraisal, clinical audit, teaching, self-development and research.

To play a key operational role and maintain a pro-active approach to managing and leading clinical pathways and flow.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Masters degree

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

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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

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury Foundation Trust



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