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Advanced Clinical Practitioner-Acute Medical

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year PA
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACP) to work within Acute Internal Medicine at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust. You will be a key member of the acute medicine team and work with closely with medical team to transition to our new Acute Hospital - The Midland Metropolitan Hospital which is due to Open in Autumn this year.

The Acute Medicine department is renown for being the most popular site for Acute medical trainees and is a national centre for POCUS training and accreditation. We have the first dedicated AMU Clinical Skills Lab within the UK which houses a POCUS simulator, CVP, LP and Chest drain training equipment. Trainees receive training in POCUS, leadership, and are involved heavily in teaching and education. Feedback from the our trainees is this team provides one of the best training within the Trust. This has been credited to the teamwork family ethos that has been created and sustained. The department has been recognised with local, national and international awards/recognition of work, services and innovation including our Epicentre work by HSJ and the Parliamentary Awards.

As a member of the Acute Medical team you will work within the Acute Medical unit, Short Stay Unit and Medical Same Day Emergency care. We are keen to support colleagues to partake within audit, research and quality improvement

Main duties of the job

The ACP is accountable for independent clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with undiagnosed and undifferentiated conditions. In addition to this the ACP is also responsible for appropriately referring patients to relevant specialities for any necessary inpatient or outpatient investigations as well as facilitating safe patient discharge.

The post holder will be a 1st level registered nurse or registered healthcare professional and hold an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice or equivalent at MSc level. The job holder will work as an autonomous practitioner within a defined clinical area, delivering all aspects of management and care to a wide range of patients with varying needs, encompassing advanced clinical assessment, critical thinking and clinical management skills that are evidence based and deliver high quality patient centred care in accordance with their scope of practice.

The post holder will work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team and will play an integral role in the operational/strategic development of the service.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation 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.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.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 live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further details about this job role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

    Person Specification



    • Registered with relevant professional body- e.g. NMC/HCPC
    • Masters Degree in Advanced Practice
    • Independent non-medical prescribing,
    • Life Support qualification


    • ALS
    • Leadership qualification



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


    • Experience of working within speciality

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust (Cross site working)


    B71 4HJ

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