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Trainee / Trained Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Paediatrics

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £57,349 a year dependent on experience / trainee or qualified status
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
The paediatric team has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dynamic Advanced Clinical Practitioners to join our ACP team.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a suitability and commitment to advanced clinical practice demonstrate that they are highly motivated, patient focused and exhibit a passion for clinical practice. You will need a mature and professional attitude to working with other children and their families and have the ability to make and maintain good working relationships.

If applying for a qualified ACP position you will be required to demonstrate all of the above characteristics along with your level of practice through a portfolio of evidence.

If applying as a trainee ACP, you will also need to demonstrate the above characteristics. Your learning needs will be assessed individually, and you will be supported through appropriate academic and clinical training pathways.

Main duties of the job

The role of an ACP within paediatrics at Mid Cheshire includes performing comprehensive assessments of children and family health care needs planning, implementing and evaluating care delivery according to changing health care needs/identified problems.

The successful candidate will utilise advanced clinical skills and higher level, autonomous decision-making skills in the assessment and/or diagnosis and/or management of child health and illness including the critical application of research findings relevant to the management of children and their families.

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of hospital and community services for people across East Cheshire (population 399K) and West Cheshire and Chester (population 357K). The Trust provides high quality planned and emergency care, cardiac, critical care,child health,maternity services and intermediate care at Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford.The Trust provides over 500 beds and employs over 5,100 members of staff. A comprehensive range of community services is provided across 26 medical centres and schools through our Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership.

We have played, and continue to play, a proactive role in the development of Integrated Care plans across Cheshire & Merseyside and our local Cheshire East and Cheshire West Place-based systems. We believe, and it is the cornerstone of our five-year Trust Strategy, there is the opportunity to progress innovative, responsive and effective care in the best setting for the patient, be it in the hospital or out in the community.

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.

We welcome all applicants and assess all job applications based on knowledge, skills and experience needed for the post.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the JD and Personal Specification for detailed information. These are attached to review at your leisure.

Person Specification



  • RSCN/RN Child


  • Teaching & assessing qualification



  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice / willingness to undertake


  • Recent post registration qualification / evidence of study in specialty or related field



  • Broad range of clinical skills and experience, significant post registration experience at a senior level


  • Evidence of experience in the production and implementation of policies and guidelines

Employer details

Employer name

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Leighton Hospital

Middlewich Road



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