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Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Gastroenterology

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum/ pro rata
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking to recruit a Trainee ACP (Advanced Clinical Practitioner) to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. This exciting and challenging role will be part of the non-medical workforce within Gastroenterology services and be part of the wider medical team. This speciality already has many advanced and non- medical practitioners working within this department however, this is the first role of its kind and will encompass a depth and breadth of practice within this speciality. This will include leading on ward-based care, outpatient clinics and developing a speciality procedure skill to help outpatient services on qualification.

Main duties of the job

As a Trainee ACP, you will be part of a wider ACP team on a structured academic and clinical training programme and be expected to gain a full Master's Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice including a non-medical prescribing qualification.

As a Trainee ACP, you will work alongside fellow clinicians to provide care in the Trust and we anticipate that you will have a significant presence clinically and will eventually provide enhanced levels of care.

** Please note that the Masters level qualification for this post will be funded through the apprenticeship levy and therefore the following criteria must be met:
  • GCSE Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent in Maths and English Language. *
  • Must not be on an Apprenticeship or any other Government funded training.
  • Must not have a qualification at the same or higher level in the same vocational area.
  • Has been a UK resident for 3 or more years or meets the eligible and valid residency status and permission to work in the UK criteria in Annex A of the linked funding document:2223_Employer_Rules_Version_1_Final.pdf (

About us

TheShrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer yougreat career prospects and a fantastic work-life balance. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have state of the art facilities, supportive friendly teams and excellent professional development opportunities.

As an organisation we strive to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (To provide excellent care for the communities we serve) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most - our patients and their families

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered or Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • 5 years post registration experience of which 3 years experience at Band 6 or above
  • Evidence of extensive professional/clinical knowledge
  • Specialist clinical training and continued professional development
  • Evidence of people management and leadership skills
  • Ability to work/study at Masters level and complete associated academic qualification for role within a set timeframe


  • Evidence of involvement in policy and practice change
  • pro-active involvement in the mentorship and development of nurses or other allied health professionals
  • Computer literacy
  • Non-medical prescriber



  • Demonstrates specialist expertise underpinned by theory acquired through CPD
  • Involvement in programmes of care, protocols and clinical audit
  • Effective communication/negotiation skills
  • Excellent clinical reasoning / decision making
  • Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentoring learners

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital - With Cross site working

Mytton Oak Road



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