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Advanced Practitioner

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 Per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Advanced Practitioner?

Do you want a challenge?

Do you want to work with a challenging, forward-thinking team?

Do you have what it takes to give the population of Bury the best possible chance of remaining in their own residence whilst also allowing them to receive the best possible care?

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and motivated individual to the role of Advanced Practitioner to work within the Intermediate Care Tier, we would welcome a clinician with a special interest in the Frail Older person.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team encompassing both health and social care alongside links with community, primary and secondary care. We are seeking an individual with excellent clinical skills, a good working knowledge of acute conditions as well as Frailty and Elderly Care expertise. The successful individual is required to have strong communication and leadership skills and will be a dynamic and forward-thinking Clinician with a progressive approach to enhancing patient care and safety.

We would consider individuals who have completed the first year in MSc in Clinical Skills, preferably a V300 prescriber.

Main duties of the job

An autonomous practitioner, the post holder will take an active role in the advanced assessment, management and treatment of patients over 18 years of age. The practitioner will provide comprehensive healthcare sensitive to the needs of the population, including advanced clinical assessments, take history, diagnose, plan treatment, prescribe and evaluate. Leading the multi - disciplinary team across the primary, secondary and social care interfaces in Bury, you will be responsible for coordinating and meeting the health care needs of people at risk of hospitalisation or requiring a more intensive level of care in their home environment.

The post holder will provide specialised input as an independent and interdependent practitioner developing and leading relationships with members of the multi-professional team allowing for consultation and collaboration in a variety of health care settings. This will be to prevent unnecessary acute hospital admissions and keep patients in their own homes for longer and prevent premature admissions into long term care facilities.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Registered Nurse or HCPC
  • MSC in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Non Medical Prescriber
  • Masters Degree in clinical subject
  • The role requires ongoing training and compulsory CPD in order to maintain competence in the knowledge of medicines management, therapeutics, clinical governance, primary care and communication skills.
  • To demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the factors that contribute to good health and the importance of promoting these in line with the Trust's public health aims especially with regards to the cessation of smoking.


  • Community Experience



  • Substantial post registration experience at senior level

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Bury Community

Manchester Road



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