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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Band 8a Trauma and Orthopaedics

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for and 8a Lead Advanced Clinical Practioner (ACP) to join a well-established Trauma and Orthopaedic Team as an Acute Frailty ANP at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Llantrisant. The post holder will need to be in receipt of a MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice or equivalent qualification as well as an independent prescribing qualification.

The post holder will be expected to demonstrate advanced clinical practice skills and knowledge to enable autonomous assessment, management, investigations and diagnostic evaluations of the frail older patient. A clear understanding of frailty syndromes being essential to this position.

The post holder will need to demonstrate the ability to lead broad services and service redesign and change. Alongside this they will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to provide education and mentorship to a wide MDT audience. The post holder will need to carry out relevant research and audit and have a clear understanding of appropriate research methodology to enable evaluation of service changes.

Lead Advanced Clinical Practitioner to:

Lead a team of clinical practitioners in the context or orthogeriatric.

Leading on Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in the context of pre and post operative care.

Service development

Research in relation to frailty and orthogeriatric care

Main duties of the job

Assessment and diagnosis - admit and discharge

Investigational management - therapeutic and non-therapeutic

Employ higher level communication skills to other health care professionals, patients and relatives

Carry out research in relation to frailty/ COTE

Manage the team and service on a day to day basis

Involvement and lead on HB strategy groups

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

ANP and Prescribing qualification


  • English



  • T& O experience

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Royal Glamorgan Hospital



CF72 8XR

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