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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Acute Medicine

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join our dynamic team of ACP's working across acute medicine (main areas include MAU and SDEC). You will be responsible for a diverse patient caseload, allowing you to gain expert clinical experience in a wide range of patient conditions and practical procedures. We are passionate about improving our patient care and experience and in ensuring the continuous development of our workforce the ACP for Acute Medicine will be an integral part of these developments.

Hours per week: 19.5

Main duties of the job

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) will work at an advanced level focusing on the care of the acutely unwell medical patient, exercising a high degree of professional autonomy and demonstrating complex decision making.

The ACP will utilise advanced clinical assessment and treatment skills in order to deliver comprehensive, holistic clinical assessment, providing diagnosis, interventions and treatment plans within their professional scope of practice.

The post holder will work across the Medical Admissions Unit (MAU) (and other medical areas as patient needs dictate) focusing on the assessment and care of the acutely ill medical patient providing clinical cover across the 7-day ACP rota period

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • V300 Non-medical Prescribing qualification (or evidence of working towards)



  • Demonstrate knowledge of Advanced Practice.
  • High level of clinical knowledge relating to Acute medicine
  • Professional awareness of knowledge of the national agenda/developments and innovations in acute and urgent care



  • Advanced clinical assessment skills (consent, history taking, clinical examination, order and interpret diagnostics, formulate management plan)
  • Advanced communication, negotiation and listening skills
  • Advanced clinical assessment skills (consent, history taking, clinical examination, order and interpret diagnostics, formulate management plan)
  • Supportive team member both professionally and personally


  • Transferable skills within an advanced practice role



  • Proven experience of working as an independent practitioner
  • Experience of teaching and mentoring of staff.
  • Evidence of implementing innovative practice



  • Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements.

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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