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Frailty Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£52,963 to £59,360 per annum incl. HCAS
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Multi-Professional Advanced Clinical Practitioner

(Open to HCPC / NMC Registered Professionals)

We continue to grow as a recognised and respected multi-professional frailty and urgent care response service, and we are excited to be advertising our last Multi-Professional Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) position. The successful candidate will join an established ACP team with a wealth of experience and knowledge in frailty / urgent care delivery and be supported by the Nurse Consultant, Chief of service, Consultant Geriatricians, Visiting GP's and wider directorate senior management team.

Managing patients with frailty is a complex business. It requires a diverse knowledge base and experience. We are looking for an established and experienced Multi-professional ACP who has worked within a variety of clinical settings and speciality's, who can demonstrate a broad breath of clinical acumen, autonomy and professional standards. In addition transformational service change initiatives and the leadership qualities the team will wish to follow. You will also be experienced and comfortable in navigating uncertain clinical and strategic terrain and be solution focused.

Whilst this advert is for a qualified ACP we do not wish to miss the opportunity of a nearly qualified to apply, who can demonstrate the breath of clinical knowledge for this role but also the service transformation experience. Our new nurse consultant is all about finding that 'something different'. The team and its leadership is very forward thinking and the team will be expanding so there will be plenty of opportunity for career development and coaching.

If you want to join a team who makes it its mission to think outside the box and every voice counts, you have come to the right place.

Informal enquires should be made to the Consultant Nurse - Interviews will be planned for the 28thof September 2023.

Finally, as part of the interview process we ask that you complete your Myers / Briggs 16 personalities test and submit with your application.

Main duties of the job

To work collaboratively with the Consultant Nurse, Consultant Geriatricians, Head of Nursing, Lead Nurses, Head of Therapies, Matrons and external partners to further develop Frailty pathways, including the acute Frailty service in ED, inpatient frailty liaison.

To provide high level clinical acumen and advice to other professionals / patients / relatives

Practice autonomously, whilst being accountable and self-directed in-line with their relevant code of professional practice.

To undertake Comprehensive specialist holistic assessments for individuals presenting with frailty within the acute care setting, with the purpose of creating an individualised agreed management plan incorporating pharmacological considerations, long-term conditions management, frailty syndrome identification, prevention and management, diagnostic reasoning and initiating onward referral to specialist teams as appropriate.

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.

To lead as a driver for change, to monitor and improve standards through supervision, evidence-based practice, clinical audit, research and education.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviors that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical, and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification when applying for this position.

Should you have any queries please contact:

Anthony Moffat (Consultant Nurse) 0r 07966130406

Person Specification

Clinical Practitioner


  • Must have completed a Masters in Advanced Nursing Practise
  • Must be an Independent Prescriber
  • Must have had a varied clinical back ground across speciality's


  • Must be working with older adults
  • Must be working within an acute setting
  • Must feel competent and confident to see patients autonomously

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Frimley Park Hospital

Portsmouth road


GU16 7UJ

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