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Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you ready to take your clinical leadership skills to the next level? We're seeking an experienced and dynamic Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join our team and play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional patient care.

As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner with us, you'll have the opportunity to provide dynamic and professional clinical leadership, engaging in advanced clinical activities while upholding the highest standards of care. Working closely with our lead consultant, lead nurse, Deputy Sisters/Charge Nurses, Practice Development Team, and Multidisciplinary Team, you'll collaborate to ensure each patient receives the tailored care they deserve, enhancing their overall experience.

Main duties of the job

  • Uphold Excellence: Ensure top-tier patient care standards, catering to each person's needs for optimal health outcomes.
  • Direct Patient Engagement: Perform in-depth patient evaluations through face-to-face reviews, whether in person or virtually, to gauge needs and potential progression towards further care.
  • Virtual Patient Interactions: Connect with patients via phone or video, providing necessary support and guidance.
  • Attend Daily Virtual Board Meetings: Participate in virtual rounds to stay informed and contribute to patient management discussions.
  • Virtual Ward Prescriptions: Issue prescriptions for virtual ward patients when necessary, ensuring timely and appropriate treatment.
  • Provide Guidance on Patient Care: Advise the virtual ward nursing team on patients experiencing changes in clinical status, facilitating informed decision-making.
  • Facilitate Smooth Transitions: Assist in patient discharge processes, collaborating with primary care and community services, and preparing discharge documentation.
  • Monitor Test Results: Regularly review patient test results to track progress and adjust treatment plans accordingly.
  • Embrace Flexible Work Dynamics: Adapt to varied work settings, including acute trust facilities, technological platforms, and patient residences, to deliver care effectively.
  • Please read full job description attached to vacancy

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Working to deliver standards of practice within the following four pillars of Excellence and in line with the National Standards
  • Clinical Demonstrate critical understanding of their broadened level of responsibility and autonomy and their own limits of competence and Scope of Practice.
  • Management and Leadership able to role model effective leadership behaviours, show resilience and manage effective governance strategies, which support the agenda for change within the Trust.
  • Education and Training able to identify, support and develop learning interventions for both self and MDT team members.
  • Audit and Research to look at areas for quality improvements to care, use audit processes and both formal and informal research methods to improve service delivery.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oRegistered Nurse/AHP with current registration
  • oMSc Advanced Practice
  • oManagement/leadership certificate of equivalent or in process.
  • oPost registration experience in clinical speciality or equivalent.
  • oMentorship or teaching qualification



  • Competence in the interpretation of diagnostics and clinical decision making
  • Leadership role.
  • Dealing with critical incidents and complaints.
  • Patient care and public involvement.


  • Up to date evidence of 4 Pillars of Practice
  • Roster management and safe staffing.
  • Budget management.
  • Experience in leading, managing and developing a team
  • Audit and research in practice



  • Continuing professional development in portfolio
  • Practice requirements/competencies for RN/AHP in line with mandatory training.
  • Knowledge of trust policy and procedures.
  • Professional leadership within governance framework.
  • National strategy for Nursing and MidwiferyAHP.
  • NMC/HCPC Code

Key Skills


  • Ability to work autonomously and the the ability to interpret diagnostics
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Act as clinical supervisor, role model and preceptor.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care.
  • IT skills


  • Project development skills.



  • Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives cultural, religious and emotional needs and beliefs
  • Motivation and enthusiasm.
  • Willing to develop by expansion of the role.
  • Flexible approach to working patterns

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Crosssite - Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital



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