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Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Urgent Community Response)

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
West Bromwich
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to expand our Advance Clinical Practitioner workforce. This is available to both AHPs and Nurses with ACP qualification educated at masters level.

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust is a friendly, integrated healthcare provider focused on improving the life chances and health outcomes of our diverse population.

We have three strategic objectives:

People: To cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff Patients: To be good or outstanding at everything we do

Population: To work seamlessly with partners to improve lives

We run services from Sandwell, City and Rowley Regis Hospitals, Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham Treatment Centre, the Lyng and Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre. Our GP practices and community teams provide care in schools, healthcare centres and at home.

Our next milestone is opening the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), a once in a career opportunity to shape care transformation within and beyond the hospital walls. MMUH will host the busiest Emergency Department in Europe, with state of the art facilities and future development of a Learning Campus.

Our Urgent Community Response team will be critical to the model of our acute hospital. The UCR team are integral to delivering care in peoples home as part of the home first standard. This team is part of the Get It Right First Time (GIRFT) and our no wrong door ethos.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be an autonomous practitioner, conducting independent health assessment for undifferentiated undiagnosed conditions around the nine UCR conditions.

They will provide clinical leadership and support for tACPs and the wider UCR team workforce across Primary Care, Community and Therapies group. The post holder will have the opportunity to contribute to service development, contribution to governance, and clinical standards.

They will support and play a key role in the development and supervision of advanced practice within the team.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated care organisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises. The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails

    Person Specification



    • Registered with relevant professional body- e.g. NMC/HCPC
    • Masters Degree in Advanced Practice
    • Independent non-medical prescribing, if from a core profession in which NMP is supported or when relevant to the role
    • Life Support qualification


    • Leadership / management course.
    • ILS/ALS/APLS/ATLSdelete as appropriate



    • Extensive clinical experience
    • Excellent clinical and practical skills
    • Evidence of practice within the four pillars of Advanced Practice
    • Evidence of continuous professional development and the practical application of new skills to the workplace
    • Direct supervision of junior staff


    • Experience of working within specialty

    Personal Qualities


    • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
    • Demonstrate self-belief, self- awareness and ability to self-manage.
    • Ability to deal with complaints sensitively, avoiding escalation where possible
    • Critically analyse complex information and evaluate a range of options to identify service improvements practice
    • Demonstrate ability make recommendations to improve practice to improve efficiency whilst also improving patient experience

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust (Community)

    West Bromwich

    B71 4HJ

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