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Advanced Clinical Practitioner- Band 8a

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum inclusive
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner with a passion for Emergency Care? Are you looking for a new challenge? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for ACPs to join our busy, thriving Emergency Department!

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our Emergency team. We pride ourselves in being a cohesive, dynamic team and department with a well established team of ACPs and Senior ACPs. The successful postholders will benefit from practising within the areas of Resus, Rapid Assessment, Majors and Same Day Emergency Care.

As part of our ACP programme, successful candidates will also have the opportunity for internal rotation to the specialties of ITU, Anaesthetics and Medicine as well as being integrated into our established teaching programme. Whilst the majority of the workload is clinical, our ACPs are also active in leadership, governance, education and research.

Applicants must possess MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and Independent Prescribing. They must have significant experience of working within emergency/acute clinical care with the ability to see and treat patients autonomously within the Emergency Care setting. They must have some evidence of Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) competences or be committed to undertake them.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality clinical assessment and intervention and treatment for a caseload of a variety of patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

To work autonomously at an advanced clinical level in the direct delivery of high quality care, making critical clinical decisions based on thorough clinical assessment and interpretation of diagnostic interventions and delivery of therapeutic interventions.

To demonstrate sound clinical decision making and deliver expert care for a wide variety of patients presenting to the Emergency Department with undifferentiated diagnoses

To work within the four pillars of the 'Multi-professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice' through collaboration with clinical teams to meet the needs of patients supporting the delivery and development of service, policy and procedures, and ensuring the maintenance of high quality care and clinical excellence.

To provide clinical expertise, support and leadership within the ACP, medical, nursing and allied health teams.

To support the corporate team in developing and delivering the Trust Advanced Practice strategy and vision.

To contribute to the delivery of training and education within the Emergency Department and maintain own professional development and competence.

To take opportunities to lead or contribute towards research and audit in the pursuit of the continued pathway towards clinical excellence.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application, please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Tosin Aragbaiye, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5934. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse or Allied Health Professional (NMC or HCPC)
  • Masters Degree in Advanced Practice, or relevant higher level degree plus PG Diploma in Advanced Practice
  • MSc Advanced Practice including Non Medical Prescribing


  • Knowledge of more than one area of clinical practice ie surgery, medicine, orthopedics, ITU
  • ALS, ATLS, EPALS provider



  • Evidence of managing caseload of acute presentations in ED
  • Evidence of change management.


  • Experience of leading and managing within a multi-professional team



  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively and to work in a high-pressure environment

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Queens Hospital

Rom Valley Way



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