Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Job summary

'This exciting post is aligned to the 'Virtual ward' that sits within our Urgent Community Response team and model. The key focus of this role is to support delivery of acute care within the community setting that enables patients to receive the care and management required to reduce hospital attendance, ensuring they remain within their home or usual place of residence. The post will work alongside a multidisciplinary team consisting of ACP Consultant, Consultants, Senior Nurses, Therapists and Health Care Assistants utilising digital technology.

As an Organisation, we are invested in our ACP work force and recognise that protected time is paramount within the ACP job plan that will then support delivery within 4 pillars of practice'

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be practising autonomously as an advanced practitioner within theurgent Crisis Response Team providing patient-centred clinical care. This will encompass the skills of advanced clinical assessment, examination, diagnosis, and treatment within an agreed scope of practice. The post holder will support new ways of working that focuses on efficient and patient focused service, and will ensure the safe treatment, referral and discharge of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed presentations in their area.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Undertake independent comprehensive assessment and management of patients to incorporate physiological and pharmacological considerations, making multifaceted complex clinical decisions regarding patient management and clinical outcomes. This assessment will be carried out within 2 hours of the referral to CRT.

The post holder will be responsible for providing advanced clinical care and expertise in care delivery including judgement, discretion and decision making to patients as per individual scope of practice and through the advanced clinical competency framework provided by the MSc programme.

The post holder will provide a seamless, high quality service from referral through to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and review, referring to other specialists as required. Provide guidance to staff, patients and their families and carers on pathway navigation.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification

education and qualifications


  • NMC


  • practice teacher



  • community


  • community experience



  • post reg experience


  • communication skills



  • organised and autonomous


  • managment programme

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