Skip to main content

Trainee Advanced Care Practitioner - Surgery

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

View more

Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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 Surgical 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

Join us at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, where our passion for excellence drives everything we do.

We're on a mission to provide high quality, safe care to our patients, in an environment our incredible staff are proud to work in.

Our vision, 'To provide excellent care for the communities we serve,' is not just a statement it's a promise we live by every day. Guided by our core Values - Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, and Trusted - we're determined to make a real difference in the lives of those who matter most: our patients and their families.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to continuous improvement, come join us and let's make a difference together!

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Current Health and Care Professions Council registration (HCPC)
  • Extensive post registration experience of which significant experience within Acute care environment at Band 6 level or above
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Evidence of effective 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
  • Evidence of proactive involvement in the mentorship and development of nurses or other AHP in a clinical / academic practice
  • Computer literacy
  • Non-medical prescriber



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

Physical and Mental


  • Physical effort - post holder required to exert frequent moderate physical effort for several short periods
  • Mental effort - to exert frequent concentration on patient assessment and responding to frequent changing needs in the clinical area
  • Emotional effort - the post holder will at times be dealing with distressing and emotional circumstances

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Mytton Oak Road



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert