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Advanced Community Practitioner - Urgent Treatment Centre

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
The Urgent Care Centre based at mid cheshire hospitals and are looking for an Advanced Practitioner to join our small dynamic and friendly team making a real difference in patient care. The team is a GP led service, made up of, ACPs, senior nurses, technician's and admin support staff.

The Advanced Care Practitioner will need to be a competent in using their expert clinical knowledge and skills. They must have a full masters and prescribing rights They will have the freedom and authority to act and make autonomous decisions in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients

Main duties of the job

The post holder will require excellent communication skills which should include communicating clearly, sensitively and effectively with patients, families and professionals.

We are looking for someone with high energy levels, a positive can do attitude that can work alongside colleagues to deliver safe, kind and effective care.

Work autonomously, carrying out in-depth clinical assessment of patients with complex multiple healthcare needs. Being able to diagnosis, treatment and discharge as appropriate.

Work collaboratively, maintaining effective communication, with other professionals and agencies to ensure patient needs are met.

Demonstrate advanced communication skills and provide support when delivering diagnosis.

Collect, collate, evaluate and report information, maintaining accurate patient records.

Participate in the development of services and assists the implementation of change

Provide education and development opportunities for others. Being able to support all members of the UCC team

Develop own specialist clinical knowledge and participate in the development of others' clinical knowledge.

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of local hospital and community services for people across East Cheshire (population 399K) and West Cheshire and Chester boroughs (population 357K).

The Trust provides high quality planned and unplanned/emergency care, cardiac and critical care as well as child health, maternity services, and intermediate care across our sites at Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. The Trust provides 500 beds and employs over 5,000 members of staff.
An extensive range of community services is provided across 26 medical centres and schools by our community arm, Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership, in collaboration with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FT and the South Cheshire and Vale Royal GP Alliance. With the formation of Integrated Care Systems in July 2022 the Trust became a strategic partner in both Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester 'places' and is part of the Cheshire and Merseyside partnership caring for a population of over 2.7million.
During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its 'Be Safe Be EquiPPEd' campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE.

At Mid Cheshire, our mission is to inspire hope and provide unparalleled care for the people and communities of Cheshire, helping them to enjoy life to the fullest.

Job description

Job responsibilities

CCICP supports staff and service development and prioritises the wellbeing of its staff with excellent access to resources and support. We also pride ourselves in staff development and training with a variety of internal and external courses available to staff to ensure the ongoing maintenance of high standards within the workforce.

If you are interested in joining our fabulous team please get in touch to discuss further.

We welcome applications from a wide range of suitably experienced clinicians from a variety of professional backgrounds with a HCPC or NMC registration. Applications will also be considered for candidates who are unable to meet the personal specification but relevant clinical experience and are willing to commence on a developmental / training role.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse or AHP



  • Masters Degree in Advanced Practice OR Evidence of Level 7 for Clinical Examination and Diagnostic


  • Prescribing



  • Community Experience



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Evidence of commitment to sustained professional development including leadership
  • Evidence clinical expertise and caseload management
  • Evidence of involvement in research and development

Employer details

Employer name

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Leighton Hospital/VIN

Middlewich Road



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