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Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Band 6/7)

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner - (Band 6 / 7)

Band 6 - Year one (Applicants who already hold a substantive band 7 relevant post will have their current grade honoured in year one)

Band 7 - Year Two & Three (on successful progression through MSc modules and completion of end point assessment)

Fixed Term 3 Years - (Substantive Band 8a awarded upon successful completion of MSc Advanced Practice and core competencies)

Airedale General Hospital, Paediatric Emergency Department, Haematology, Acute Frailty.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner. The apprentice advanced clinical practitioner role is a 3-year training programme which the post holder will study at post-graduate level to gain a master's degree in Advanced Clinical Practice at an approved Higher Education Institute (HEI). In order to achieve qualification as an ACP, you must successfully achieve the completion of an end-point assessment.

The apprentice ACP post is part subsided by HEE (Health Education England) and offers of employment is subject to:
  • Funding secured from HEE
  • A place gained on an HEI approved apprentice advanced practice course
  • NHS pre-employment checks
  • Proof of achieving Maths and English at Level 2 or willing to undertake.

Please note this advert may close before closing date if we receive high number of applicants

Main duties of the job

Alongside academic studies, the apprentice ACP is required to successfully complete advanced practice clinical core competencies. These competencies may be provided by the trust or national competencies depending on the area in which you work. Initial first year training may take place within the Acute Medicine clinical areas (Acute Assessment Unit & Same Day Emergency Care) in order to support the ACPs knowledge and skills development with peer support from experienced ACPs before moving to a specialty area.

Part of the apprentice standard is a minimum of 30hours per week is required for clinical contract. Directed study time of 7.5 hours per week will be allocated. This study time is also to be used to maintain compliance with mandatory training.

About us

At Airedale we require a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team, responsive to the needs of contemporary health care demands. We pride ourselves on being dynamic teams and departments with a reputation as a great place to work and to train. In addition, at Airedale General Hospital we provide a creative, enthusiastic, and motivating environment and our catchment area includes the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

We are committed to education and practice development and will provide an induction package suitable to your learning needs as well as multi-disciplinary clinical supervision. An in-house teaching programme offers the opportunity to develop skills to meet your individual needs and we offer an excellent NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave and various staff discounts.

Date posted

19 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


Depending on experience Band 6 £35,392 -£42,618 , Band 7 £43,742 - £50,056 per annum




3 years

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Skipton Road


BD20 6TD


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