Skip to main content

Advanced Clinical Practioner

Employer
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chester
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa
Closing date
23 May 2024

View more

Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working Full time : 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Ellesmere Port Hospital for a permanent Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) to be part of the ACP team (2 ACP and 1 Nurse Consultant) who manage the 3 wards at Ellesmere Port Hospital. 2 rehabilitation wards and 1 stroke rehabilitation ward.

The successful ACP will work autonomously providing, clinical care, expertise advice and leadership within the rehabilitation environment.

The successful applicant will also ensure that high quality patient care is maintained by autonomously making / maintaining clinical decisions and treatment plans to manage acute and chronic illnesses, whilst engaging within the excellent ethos of multidisciplinary working to ensure effective and efficient patient care, rehabilitation, and flow.

So, if you are an innovative, enthusiastic and dynamic ACP who enjoys the daily challenges of working in a rehabilitation care environment as part of a supportive caring and friendly team, then this is the opportunity for you.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will ensure that high quality patient care is maintained by making / maintaining clinical decisions and treatment plans to manage acute and chronic illnesses, whilst working within the excellent ethos of multidisciplinary working to ensure effective and efficient patient care, rehabilitation, and flow.

About us

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides services to West Cheshire and to Welsh patients covered by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The Trust works collaboratively within the wider Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership. Its services are provided from three locations:
  • The Countess of Chester Hospital: providing 438 general and acute beds.
  • Ellesmere Port Hospital: providing 56 beds as a rehabilitation, intermediate and outpatient facility.
  • Tarporley War Memorial Hospital: a base for community services which serve the local rural population.

The Trust employs over 6258 staff (headcount) which includes temporary bank staff and provides acute emergency and elective services, primary care direct access services and obstetric services to a population of approximately 407,000. This includes 357,000 residents in Chester and West Cheshire which includes Ellesmere Port and Neston as well as the Deeside area of Flintshire which has a population of approximately 50,000.

The Trust is a busy district general hospital and in 2022/2023, there were more than 503,342 patient attendances (inpatient, outpatient and diagnostic) ranging from a simple outpatient appointment to major cancer surgery. This is an increase of nearly 10,000 compared to the previous year when there were 494,387 patient attendances.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See Job Description for further details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. The cost of the DBS application is �23 (standard) or �43 (enhanced), this cost will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post, we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Good luck with your application.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oRegistered Nurse/Allied Health Professional
  • oMSc Advanced Practice/Clinical Masters with evidence of clinical competencies sign off
  • oNon-Medical Prescriber (V300 Extended Formulary and Supplementary Nurse Prescribing Programme).
  • oRelevant clinical skills to support clinical practice.


Desirable

  • oPost graduate Certificate in Education
  • oTrained in Advanced Life Support (Adult and Paediatric)


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • oKnowledge of advanced clinical, psychological, and social needs of patient care


Desirable

  • oLeadership and management experience


Employer details

Employer name

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Countess of Chester Hospital

Liverpool Road

Chester

CH2 1UL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

210-2024-247

Get job alerts

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

Create alert