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Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£50,952 to £57,349 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you a highly motivated, Advanced Clinical Practitioner, looking for a new challenge?

The Community Rapid Response Team on the Isle of Wight have an exciting opportunity to join our team. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Advanced Clinical Practitioner (AHP or Nursing registration accepted) to support the delivery of an urgent community response service to patients in their own homes.

The ACP must be s able to work autonomously, making high level decisions to treat patients with complex needs with a 'think home first' approach.

Main duties of the job

The team operate 7 days/week from 08:00-18:00/10:00-20:00 and the primary function is to reduce hospitalisation rates for adults, including the provision of an urgent community response.

The team consists of a consultant nurse practitioner, advanced clinical practitioners, registered nurses, physiotherapy, an occupational therapist, associate practitioners, and a social care officer.

Referrals come from: primary care, community rehabilitation, local hospice, Age UK, emergency portals, acute wards, and adult social care.

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide highly specialist person centred care which always considers peoples safety, privacy and dignity using advanced clinical knowledge that is evidence based.

As part of a multi-professional team, the post holder will practice autonomously, whilst being accountable and self-directed in line with the relevant code of professional conduct.

To plan and manage complete episodes of care undertake independent comprehensive assessment and management of service users to incorporate pharmacological considerations making complex clinical decisions regarding service user management and clinical outcomes.

To provide expert clinical advice, leadership and support ensuring the needs of the service are met by exercising and demonstrating high levels of clinical judgement, critical analysis and advanced decision making skills.

Participate in change, to monitor and improve standards through supervision, evidence based practice, clinical audit, research and education. To promote and demonstrate best practice by integrating evidence into practice.

Contribute to the planning and development of integrated services.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Registered healthcare professional (AHP or registered Nursing)
  • Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Relevant teaching qualification
  • Registered Non-medical prescriber
  • Ability to evidence 'Expert' in the Novice to Expert trajectory and Wessex pillars of Advanced Practice
  • In-depth knowledge of issues and developments in specialty-specific area of practice
  • Evidence of effective leadership in clinical risk assessment and contingency planning
  • Evidence of skills and knowledge in the 4 pillars of advanced practice - advanced practice, education, research and innovation and leadership /
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Trust's Strategies

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


Integrated community Hub, St Mary's Hospital

Parkhurst Rd

Newport, Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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