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Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Hospital Out of Hours)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £57,349 Per annum pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for registered healthcare professionals to join the Hospital Out of Hours Team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as a Advanced Clinical Practitioner.

Hospital Out of Hours is a team that provides and coordinates care to patients across a wide range of inpatient specialities across the Trust, outside of normal working hours.

AFC Band: AfC Band 7 rising to Band 8a once the post holder has successfully demonstrated the completion of the relevant Masters in Advanced Practice, and a portfolio of evidence containing supervised learning events which demonstrate completion of the clinical element of the core curriculum outlined in the Multi-Professional Advanced Clinical Practice Framework (HEE 2017).

We are happy to support those who have partially completed MSc ACP programmes in attaining their full masters.

Please note this advertisement is for both full time and part time opportunities.

Main duties of the job

To act as an autonomous, accountable practitioner working on their own initiative and in collaboration with nursing, medical and allied health professionals.

To act as team co-ordinator as required. Effectively co-ordinate team activities, being the 1st point of contact and prioritising the workload of the HOOH team, allocating tasks to appropriately skilledpersonnel to ensure appropriate and timely care for acutely ill adults.

Royal Hallamshire Hospital (RHH): When necessary, to act as team co-ordinator to be the 1st point of contact for site management issues related to staff, patients, general public, theenvironment and equipment, ensuring escalation where appropriate to the Duty Site Matron.

To provide specialist advice and safe and effective clinical care to adults who require urgent or emergency care.

To prioritise and refer individuals for further assessment and care.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals is a large, multi-site NHS Foundation Trust, which includes regional tertiary, and specialist centres. The Hospital Out of Hours team provides clinical support, and coordination, across these sites and disciplines outside of normal working hours.

Please also note this vacancy is banded dependent upon applicants experience relevant to this post. The banding of the successful applicant/s will start at Band 7 unless applicants meet the necessary threshold of skills and experience required to start on Band 8a.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • (Band 7) Registered General Nurse with valid NMC
  • (Band 7 & 8a) 1st Degree or equivalent experience
  • (Band 7) APACS
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Non-Medical prescribing
  • (Band 7 & 8a) To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998.
  • (Band 8a) Registered Health Professional with appropriate valid registration.
  • (Band 8a) MSc in Advanced Practice (or equivalent qualification).


  • (Band 8a) Evidence of further education.



  • (Band 7) Evidence of working as an ACP/Nurse Practitioner
  • (Band 8a) Significant evidence of working as an Advanced clinical Practitioner (ACP).
  • (Band 8a) Evidence of teaching within an Advanced Practice setting
  • (Band 8a) Evidence of supporting educational development of Trainee ACP's.
  • (Band 8a) Significant experience in Acute inpatient environments.


  • (Band 8a)Experience in teaching position/environment.

Further Training


  • (Band 7 & 8a) Experience of team leadership
  • (Band 8a) Portfolio of evidence demonstrating practice across the four pillars.


  • (Band 7 & 8a) Leadership Course
  • (Band 8a) oComplete (or significant portfolio evidence toward) specialist. competencies.

Special Skills/Aptitudes


  • (Band 7 & 8a) Teaching Skills
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Effective negotiating & leadership skills
  • (Band 7) Intermediate (or Advanced) Life Support
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Ability to work productively in a multidisciplinary environment with commitment to working as a team member.
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Ability to complete work to deadlines
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Excellent interpersonal skills
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Excellent communication skills
  • (Band 8a) Advanced Life Support provider.
  • (Band 8a) ECG interpretation.
  • (Band 8a) Experience conducting, analysing, and presenting the results of Audit.
  • (Band 8a) Cannulation.
  • (Band 8a) Venepuncture.
  • (Band 8a) Verification of Death.
  • (Band 8a) Arterial Blood Gas performance and analysis.


  • (Band 7) Intravenous drug administration
  • (Band 7) ECG Interpretation
  • (Band 7) Advanced Life Support
  • (Band 7) Verification of death
  • (Band 7) Venepuncture
  • (Band 7) Cannulation
  • (Band 7) Ability to carry out audits and analyse results
  • (Band 8a) Advanced Life Support Instructor.
  • (Band 8a) Experience working across a variety of acute inpatient settings.

Other Factors


  • (Band 7 & 8a) Willingness to work predominantly on night duty but also in and out of normal working hours.
  • (Band 7 & 8a) Ability to work autonomously
  • (Band 8a) Ability to work to deadlines.

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Northern General Hospital

Herries Road


S5 7AU

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