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Senior Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are excited to invite Advanced Practitioners with suitable relevant experience to join our Community Resource Team in Bridgend as the Senior Advanced Practitioner of the Acute Clinical Team.

The Acute Clinical Team is a rapid response service that aims to avoid admissions to hospital and respond to people experiencing a functional/frailty crisis at home. The service manages adults and the majority of service users are older adults living with frailty syndromes and multiple health problems.

The team has an established group of expert multi-professionals supported by a dedicated resource of Consultant Physicians. Our integration into CTMU Health Board provides exciting opportunities and challenges to establish the model of the service across the wider Health Board area.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply

Main duties of the job

The post holder will lead the Acute Clinical Team, the rapid response, multi-disciplinary element of the CRT. They will both clinically and managerially lead the service and support the team of Advanced Practitioners to manage a caseload of acutely unwell and/or acutely functionally impaired patients.

The Senior Advanced Practitioner will act as the initial senior clinical point of escalation, supporting and advising the team with clinical problems and when appropriate, respond to patients in their home to undertake clinical assessments and reviews. The Senior Advanced Practitioner will maintain a close relationship with the Consultant Physicians to safely manage the caseload.

The Senior Advanced Practitioner will also act as the overall manager for the ACT and CRT Nursing, providing line management to senior staff, supporting operational leaders in staff management and working with the wider team of senior staff and managers throughout the CRT to co-ordinate the overall provision of the CRT services.

The Senior Advanced Practitioner will also need to engage in service design projects, workshops, network with multiple key stakeholders throughout the health service, private and education sectors to further practice development and push the agenda for growing and developing this intermediate care service. Growing awareness of the service to ensure good service uptake and evidencing the effectiveness of the service to inform the future business plan and growth of the service.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Please see the attached Job Description, Technical Document and draft Scope of Practice to learn more about what this post entails. The draft Scope of Practice will be completed with the successful candidate upon their appointment in to post where their individual skills, abilities and strengths can be reflected in the document.

We recommend getting in touch with the existing post holder (available until 29/05/2024) or the recruiting manager to better understand the scope of this expansive and interesting role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Professional Registration (NMC, HCPC)
  • Level 7 level Education (Masters) relevent to area of practice
  • Advanced Specialist Knowledge of patient pathways
  • Advanced theoretical knowledge and practical experience to carry out clinical consultation and/or examination relevant to area of practice.
  • Independent Prescribing qualification
  • Evidence of maintaining an Advanced Practice Portfolio


  • Management/Leadership qualification or possess equivalent skills and experience



  • Extensive post registration clinical experience in advanced practice within speciality area.
  • Evidence of performing at Advanced Level of Practice.
  • Proven track record of working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams.

Skills and Attributes


  • Clinical skills competence for environment/ setting.
  • Demonstrate leadership/ supervision experience.



  • Ability to travel in a timely manner throughout the organisation.
  • Able to work hours flexibly.


  • Welsh Language Skills are desirable at level 1 in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in Welsh.

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Trem y Mor

Bettws Road



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