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Advanced Clinical Practitioner

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 Pro rata/per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

37.5 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated individual to enable us to expand our well-established team of General Practitioners (GPs) and Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) working across the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre Primary Care stream and GP Out of Hours service.

The successful applicant will hold a Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice or equivalent with experience of out of hours, urgent and primary care. We will consider clinicians in year three of MSc ACP training. You will be required to work unsociable hours on a rotational basis to meet the demands of the service.

Applicants must be registered with either the NMC or HCPC.

Main duties of the job

Rotherham Urgent and Emergency Care (UECC) operates in an innovative and exciting way, using GPs and ACPs to provide primary care consultations.

This role will involve clinicians providing high quality clinical assessment, intervention, and treatment plans for undifferentiated patients, including children presenting to the primary care stream of the UECC and / or the GP out of hours service. You will work as an autonomous practitioner making appropriate referrals or discharging patients whilst utilising critical thinking and a sound evidence base. You will be expected to work across services delivering a wide range of consultation skills, including the provision of a primary care streaming, face to face consultations, telephone triage/consultations and home visiting within the local area. You will be expected to offer support for our trainee ACP workforce and junior colleagues.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for the full details about the role and the responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Current Professional NMC/HCPC Registration
  • Degree level Qualification
  • Teaching/ Mentorship Qualification
  • Qualified in Non-Medical Prescribing (v300)
  • Msc in Advanced Clinical Practice or equivalent
  • Evidence of Ongoing Professional Development
  • Portfolio evidencing competency as an ACP


  • Current Advanced Life Support Qualification (Essential if Inpatient or UECC ACP, Desirable if Community or non-inpatient ACP)



  • Demonstrate experience in a senior post
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary staff working
  • Experience of working with acutely ill patients
  • Experience of working independently
  • Experience in education of staff



  • Excellent Communication skills with clear written and oral skills
  • Effective organisational abilities, supervisory skills, leadership and change management skills
  • Awareness of current health service priorities, national and local nursing and quality agenda

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


The Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


South Yorkshire

S60 2UD

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