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Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Breast Care

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Crumpsall, Manchester
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in joining our Breast team as a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) full-time, 37.5 hours? This is a band 7 post progressing to band 8a on completion of training. The 2 year course will commence in September 2024 and training will be practice and university based.

There has never been a better time to be a Trainee ACP and the opportunities for you at Manchester Foundation Trust are amazing. We're committed to providing the best patient and family experience. As one of the largest Trusts in England we have a strong track record of achieving NHS performance targets and delivering excellent clinical outcomes.

The Division of Surgery is excited to offer a unique opportunity to recruit a dynamic and motivated Trainee ACP with breast care experience to work as part of our friendly and talented breast care team based at North Manchester General Hospital.

The successful candidate will be fully supported to meet their professional development needs.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will strive to deliver high quality care to all patients. This role will be pivotal in providing clinical expertise in the delivery of the future models of care for greater Manchester.

You will be given an educational and clinical Consultant assessor who will provide guidance, training and feedback whilst undergoing training., working towards the 4 pillars of advanced practice , enhancing your clinical skills and providing safe patient care.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Speciality qualification
  • Teaching qualification
  • Nursing degree
  • Advanced communication skills or equivalent
  • GCSE Mathematics and English Language (grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 6 years post registration experience
  • Recent breast experience


  • Change management experience



  • Portfolio of evidence showing achievements in practice/speciality
  • Significant evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups
  • Evidence of presentations at local, regional, national level
  • Comprehensive or relevant post qualifying experience

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunay's Road

Crumpsall, Manchester

M8 5RB

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