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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Acute Medicine

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year p.a
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The Directorate of Urgent Care is looking to appoint enthusiastic, highly motivated, and dynamic Advanced Clinical Practitioners to join our team in the Acute Medicine at North Manchester General Hospital.

At North Manchester we strongly believe in the role of the Advanced Practitioner. We actively strive to provide an environment that will ensure you continue to develop as an autonomous practitioner. You will be supported to maintain and enhance your clinical skills essential for the role and develop all the four pillars of advanced practice.

This truly is an exciting time to join North Manchester General Hospital. A once-in-a-generation opportunity will see our hospital rebuilt and the creation of a health village within our grounds. This is a real opportunity to become involved with these changes and be part of the new future of the site. You'll thrive in our open, inclusive, and collaborative environment where everyone matters, and is respected for who they are. We will help you to develop and support you to deliver your very best work.

We are changing the way care is delivered to address health inequalities in our region. We are proud of our history, serving North Manchester communities since 1876. One of the first things you will realise when you join us is the community feel and the supportive and nurturing culture.

Main duties of the job

At North Manchester we strongly believe in the role of the Advanced Practitioner. We actively strive to provide an environment that will ensure you continue to develop as an autonomous practitioner. You will be supported to maintain and enhance your clinical skills essential for the role and develop all the four pillars of advanced practice.

The consultants in our current team have varied sub-specialty interests and the team is supported by a large multidisciplinary team of junior doctors, ACPs and a dedicated physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and social work team for our unit.

We have a multi professional, diverse ACP workforce across Urgent Care. We have experienced ACPs based on our acute medical unit, in our ambulatory care unit and involved with our acute hospital at home service. There is also an established team of ACPs in adult and paediatric emergency medicine, who are RCEM credentialed or working towards this award. You will be supported to achieve your full potential by our ACP leads and Consultants.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Speciality qualification or equivalent experience
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent expereince
  • At least 5 years post qualification experience


  • Educated to Masters Level in Advanced Practice
  • Non-medical prescriber
  • Recent publication/audit



  • Portfolio of evidence showing achievements in practice/speciality
  • Significant evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups
  • Evidence of presentations at local, regional, national level
  • Comprehensive or relevant post qualifying experience

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunays Rd


M8 5RB

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