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Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Band 6/7)

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Band 6 £35,392 -£42,618 , Band 7 £43,742 - £50,056 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner - (Band 6 / 7)

Band 6 - Year one (must successfully complete Year 1 to progress)

Band 7 - Year Two & Three (on successful progression through MSc modules and completion of end point assessment)

Fixed Term 3 Years - (Substantive Band 8a awarded upon successful completion of MSc Advanced Practice and core competencies)

Apprentice Opportunities:Airedale General Hospital, Acute Medicine, Emergency Department, Acute Frailty.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner. The apprentice advanced clinical practitioner role is a 3-year training programme which the post holder will study at post-graduate level to gain a master's degree in Advanced Clinical Practice at an approved Higher Education Institute (HEI). In order to achieve qualification as an ACP, you must successfully achieve the completion of an end-point assessment.

The apprentice ACP post is part subsided by National Health Service England (NHSE) and offers of employment is subject to:
  • Funding secured from NHSE
  • A place gained on an HEI accredited apprentice advanced practice course
  • NHS pre-employment checks

Please note this advert may close before closing date if we receive high number of applicants

Main duties of the job

Alongside academic studies, the apprentice ACP is required to successfully complete advanced practice clinical core competencies. These competencies may be provided by the trust or national competencies depending on the area in which you work. Initial first year training may take place within the Acute Medicine clinical areas (Acute Assessment Unit & Ambulatory Care Unit) in order to support the apprentice ACPs knowledge and skills development with peer support from experienced ACPs before moving to a speciality area.

Part of the apprentice standard is a minimum of 30hours per week is required for clinical contract. Directed study time of 7.5 hours per week will be allocated. This study time is also to be used to maintain compliance with mandatory training.

About us

At Airedale we require a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team, responsive to the needs of contemporary health care demands. We pride ourselves on being dynamic teams and departments with a reputation as a great place to work and to train. In addition, at Airedale General Hospital we provide a creative, enthusiastic, and motivating environment and our catchment area includes the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

We are committed to education and practice development and will provide an induction package suitable to your learning needs as well as multi-disciplinary clinical supervision. An in-house teaching programme offers the opportunity to develop skills to meet your individual needs and we offer an excellent NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave and various staff discounts.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details about the Apprenticeship please see attached advert , job description and person specifications..

Person Specification



  • Registered with relevant professional body (NMC part 1, or HCPC allied health professional governing body. minimum 5 years.
  • Degree- level registration qualification or equivalent post-registration award.
  • Appropriate specialist level qualifications
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Life Support qualifications (BLS / ILS)
  • Relevant teaching qualification / evidenced experience
  • Non-medical prescribing or eligable to undertake the educational programme whilst training.


  • ALS provider / instructor
  • Experience of working within acute / emergency medicine
  • Working towards a master's degree in advanced practice.



  • Experience working within an acute / emergency setting to which they are applying for (minimum two years)
  • Ability to work with and motivate nurses and medical staff
  • Evidence of managing complex patients in stressful and emotional situations where life-changing events are being communicated and clinically managed
  • Evidence of contribution or leading audit programs within practice
  • Evidence of continuous professional development and the practical application of new skills to the workplace
  • Cultural awareness


  • Working at a band 6 or 7 level or equivalent experience
  • Managerial responsibilities
  • Direct supervision of junior staff
  • Supervision and appraisal of staff and students
  • Experience of delivering training and education for health care professionals
  • oExperience in managing and delivering sustained change

Employer details

Employer name

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust


Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Skipton Road


BD20 6TD

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