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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Community

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Community Advanced Clinical Practitioner with strong clinical leadership skills who is passionate about providing high quality care and competent in managing chronic diseases, minor illnesses and telephone consultations. Working within unplanned Unplanned Services in North Lincolnshire the Community ACP will have a blended role supporting virtual ward and intermediate care. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding service working closely with the Community urgent response, Unscheduled Care, Intermediate care and the acute trust. Please note that if we receive a high volume of applicants we reserve the right to close the advert early.

Main duties of the job

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) role is at the forefront of our Community Response Team developments with non-medical practitioner's crossing professional boundaries, undertaking traditional medical roles and leading the way for inter-professional practice. The Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) will be able to assess and treat varied clinical cases, having advanced skills to assess the patient with a differentiated or undifferentiated clinical diagnosis. Advanced communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills will be used to initial assess and provide on-going patient care. Working within local and nationally agreed protocols and guidelines, the ACP exercises independent judgement to assess, investigate, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the clinical care and management of Community patients. They work collaboratively within the multi-professional team and support the education and development of nursing, medical and allied-health professionals. The Community ACP will have a blended role supporting the Community Urgent Response over 7 days, Intermediate Care, Virtual Ward and collaborate with Primary care. The long-term goal of the Community response team will be to develop wrap-around alternatives to hospital admission for Northern Lincolnshire residents in conjunction with Primary care.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

education and qualifications


  • oDegree Level education, NMC or HCPC registered
  • oMSc Advanced Practice
  • oIndependent Prescriber
  • oCPD Portfolio to demonstrate learning and development


  • oTeaching/ Assessment and mentoring qualification
  • oLeadership course

Occupational experience and abilities


  • oSignificant relevant post-registration experience within the specialty
  • oCompetent in the planning and managing of complete clinical episodes of care for all patients working autonomously
  • oExperience of teaching at informal and formal level.
  • oAble to role model and lead whilst working independently and within a team.
  • oParticipated in research, audit and developed service improvement strategies


  • oParticipated in research, audit and developed service improvement
  • oProven leadership skills
  • oKnowledge of Trust IT systems/ IT proficient

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Global House


DN15 7BH

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