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Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Apprentice)

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Doncaster/ Worksop
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
A number of exciting opportunities have arisen for full time (minimum 30 hours) Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioners (apprentices) to join team DBTH in a number of specialties including:



Stroke - DRI


Surgery T& O- DRI

To be part of our team, successful candidates will be an experienced nurse or allied health professional, have excellent leadership and clinical skills, as well as evidence of continuing professional development, have drive, ambition, passion, a flexible approach and be dedicated to working in a fast paced, challenging but exciting environment in a well-established and supportive MDT.

Successful post holders will undertake the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice masters degree programme (level 7 apprenticeship)) run in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University and candidates must be committed to completing both the academic, clinical and leadership requirements of the programme.You will be required to fulfil the full apprenticeship and commit to three years of study.

Pay will commence mid-point Band 6 on successful completion of academic modules yr 1& 2 and completion of core competencies, you will then progress to band 7. Completion of programme expected within 3 years, unless exceptional circumstances

Interviews will be held on 20th & 21st May 2024

Main duties of the job

The trainee ACP will work within a defined scope of practice and to agreed clinical standards applied within a Trust wide and local setting.

The role will be multifactorial and include prescribing and advanced clinical assessment of all systems, diagnostic skills and understanding of investigations. The role will improve the quality of and access to health care provision and strengthen professional leadership

As a trainee ACP, you will provide high quality clinical care for patients presenting with a variety of conditions, providing a comprehensiveclinical assessment,requesting and interpreting investigations, decision making, provision of treatment, prescribing, evaluation of care and referral to other healthcare professionals if required.

Whilst working autonomously thetrainee ACP will always work within a multi professional team led by a Consultant.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC or HCPC Registration
  • Leadership skills
  • Teaching and assessing qualification or equivalent experience
  • Level 6 1st level degree. Willing to work towards a recognised advanced practice qualification at level 7 including advanced physical assessment and consultation skills, non-medical prescribing, chest radiography image interpretation, acute and emergency care, specific and core competencies.
  • Portfolio demonstrates continual professional development IT literate.


  • ALS provider/instructor
  • Masters level study
  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner Training programme/ modules
  • Demonstrate professional development post-registration
  • Evidence of mandatory training updates
  • Management qualification Leadership training

Knowledge and Experience


  • Minimum of 3 years post registration (NMC or HCPC) clinical experience
  • Extensive post registration experience, a considerable amount of which must be as a fully qualified professional within an acute or unscheduled care setting
  • Evidence of management skills gained through theory and or practice
  • Experience of mentoring and developing staff Broad post registration clinical experience. Complex reasoning, critical thinking, reflection and analysis to inform assessments, clinical judgements and decisions.
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team Demonstrate implemented research into practice.


  • Evidence of research or audit experience

Personal Attributes & Skills


  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates effective team management
  • Understands and overcomes barriers to effective communication
  • Ability to problem solve, analyse, compare and interpret complex information before making a decision
  • Prioritises clinical workload and assess associated risks, taking appropriate action
  • Demonstrates good organisational skills
  • Ability to present information to individuals and groups as required using appropriate resources
  • Able to demonstrate the flexibility required of the role
  • Reliable


  • Negotiating and influencing skills

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Trust Wide

Armthorpe Road

Doncaster/ Worksop


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