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Apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The purpose of the role will be to undertake a period of three years training, under the supervision of an identified expert clinician to prepare for progression to Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Band 8A). This will involve undertaking and successfully completing work based competencies and an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice.

In year 1 all trainees will be expected to successfully complete all year 1 academic modules and assessments which include; clinical examination, managing patient conditions, research methods, issues in advanced practice and a work based learning module and associated competencies. The trainee will also be expected to maintain an up to date practice based portfolio, engaging in all work based learning events to demonstrate acceptable progress towards achieving identified competencies. The level of direct supervision will be high in year 1. Progression to year 2 will be dependent on successful completion of all elements of year 1 and will be reflected in the educational supervisor's end of year report.

Main duties of the job

In year 2, all trainees will continue to complete university modules, including independent prescribing, and associated work based competencies. The trainee will also be expected to maintain an up to date practice based portfolio, engaging in all work based learning events to demonstrate acceptable progress towards achieving all advanced level skills, and is able to demonstrate ability to consistently perform those skills at an advanced level. This will be reflected in the clinical supervisor's end of year report. There will be less direct supervision and more delegated practice during year 2.

Year 3, will enable progression of more direct advanced clinical care, whilst ensuring the education, leadership and research pillars of the role are addressed. Completion of the programme will be dependent on the apprentice successfully completing the end stage assessment.

The role will involve being an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, and as part of safe delivery of essential services, the ACP role may be required to develop competencies to practice as part of a 24 hour team.

The role of the apprentice Advanced Clinical Practitioner is dynamic, and the post holder will be highly proactive in pioneering, continually developing and embedding the future ACP role beyond the traditional scope of non-medical practice.

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About us

We employ more than 6,500 staffwho deliver compassionate care from our two main hospitals,Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as well as in community sites, healthcentres and in patients' homes. We also are incredibly proud to have almost 150 volunteers here at CHFT.

We provide a range of services including urgent and emergency care; medical; surgical; maternity; gynaecology; critical care; children's and young people's services; end of life care and outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.

We provide community health services, including sexual health services in Calderdale from Calderdale Royal and local health centres. These include Todmorden Health Centre and Broad Street Plaza.

We continue to modernise and invest in our health services to build on our strong reputation.Foundation trusts are public leaders in improving quality in health services. They are part of the NHS- yet decisions about what they do and how they do it are driven by independent boards. Boardslisten to their Council of Governors and respond to the needs of their members - patients, staff andthe local community.

Foundation trusts provide what the health service wants, yet are also free to invest quickly in thechanges to the local community needs, in striving to be the best, and in putting their patients first.

Date posted

09 June 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 7


£43,742 to £50,056 a year Dependant on experience




3 years

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number


Job locations


Acre Street




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