Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP)

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 pa
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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JOB TITLE: Band 7 Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) (rising to 8a on successful completion of ACP programme)1 post covering South Locality (Grantham, Spalding and Stamford).


LOCATION/BASE ADDRESS: To be agreed at interview

BAND AND SALARY: Band 7 (rising to 8a)

NUMBER OF HOURS: 1.0 wte (37.5 hours per week)

TEMP/PERM (END DATE IF FIXED TERM): Permanent contract

We have an exciting opportunity to expand our advanced clinical workforce due to a post becoming available for band 7 Trainee ACP. This post will rise to band 8a on successful completion of ACP programme.

We are seeking committed, enthusiastic and compassionate individual/s to train as an ACP to join our Community Mental Health Division to deliver the highest quality care to our patients. Successful applicants will undertake an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice at Sheffield Hallam University whilst carrying out clinical practice within our community division under guidance of an identified clinical supervisor. You will need to be able to commence study in Autumn 2022. To find out more about the ACP academic programme at Sheffield Hallam University.

You will develop specialist knowledge and skills to provide healthcare autonomously to patients. You must be a 1st level registered nurse or registered allied health professional with the ability to undertake Non-Medical Prescribing. You will need excellent communication skills and be able to liaise with patients and their families in planning their care. You will be supported to gain the skills, under direct supervision, to undertake clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with undiagnosed and undifferentiated conditions. You will develop advanced skills in clinical decision making, critical thinking, and clinical management skills based upon evidence-based practice.

Once qualified, along with clinical work across the division you will have time to undertake continued professional development alongside service development work.

The trust is also open to remote and flexible working possibilities as part of this role and dependant on business/service needs. The post holder will be expected to travel to other sites in the county as required and the trust also makes use of digital technology that allows for remote working when appropriate.

To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specification documents.

If you are interested contact Christine Coupar, Service Manager via or Stuart Pinson, Trust Lead for Advanced Clinical Practice via

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