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Nurse/AHP Consultant - Band 8b

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston upon Thames
£64,408 to £73,961 per annum incl HCAS pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Emergency Department, SDEC and UTC at Kingston.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and forward thinking Nurse/AHP Consultant to join and lead the team of qualified ACPs in both the ED ad SDEC departments

The post holder will provide leadership and clinical expertise to the teams on the wards.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the clinical role with the ACP's supporting the Medical Team within ED and SDEC.

Main duties of the job

As an autonomous practitioner you will have the ability to lead, influence, and deliver a comprehensive clinical assessment working across medical/nursing and AHP professional boundaries to ensure patients receive the appropriate care, demonstrating complex communication skills, judgement, discretion, and decision making as well as the management of the clinical needs for the patient and family.

You will be passionate in delivering direct clinical care as well as clinical leadership by supporting the nursing and medical workforce, and ultimately, the departmental and Trust vision.

The successful applicant will be responsible for and lead a team of Advanced Clinical Practitioners, trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Emergency Practitioners ensuring they are all working within their scope of practice.

Further enhanced links to clinical audit and research will be of focus and a pivotal role in developing strategies not only for the department but colleagues and departments across the Trust, with care pathways and practice areas being enhanced.

About us

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames.We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring- Safe - Responsible - Value Each Other- Inspiring

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

Person Specification



  • RGN or equivalent 1st Level
  • Advanced Clinical Practice Masters
  • Non-Medical prescribing Qualification



  • Demonstrate experience of working at Senior Level
  • Demonstrate Experience of Emergency Department Working
  • Advanced Life Support



  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Excellent written, IT & verbal communication skills
  • Complaints management
  • Staff Management

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital

Galsworthy Road

Kingston upon Thames


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