Advanced Clinical Practitioner Lead

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South Tees Hospitals N
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Competitive salary
16 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
Role Type
Start Date
37.5 hours

Advanced Clinical Practice Lead

The ACP Lead is a new and exciting opportunity, co-ordinating and supervising a large cohort of students studying a new apprenticeship ACP Programme. This will be a challenging and developmental role to co-ordinate the education programme and activities required to support the ACP in practice and for a higher level of study.

The post holder will be responsible for taking forward the Trust ACP strategy and organisational adherence to the Trust ACP policy. The post holder will lead the co-ordination of the Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) student's activities in education and clinical settings within the Trust. Working within the local and nationally agreed frameworks for the ACPs the post holder will;
  • Ensure that the students currently studying for a Master's degree will be fit for purpose and ready to integrate into the workforce. These students will have undergone training to meet the academic and core clinical requirements relevant to the role of the qualified ACP.
  • Ensure that the ACP training program is fully aligned to the Trust strategic plan for workforce and operational delivery

The ACP Lead will be responsible for the development of a Supervision Framework for the students to include medical supervision by the nominated Consultant, academic supervision in practice and the development of a clinical supervision strategy to be integrated into this Framework.

The post holder will be responsible for the design and content of an education programme to facilitate the achievement of all of the core competencies identified for the ACPs. This will include skills stations and the use of simulation exercises in preparation for assessment by the University.

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Please note that this vacancy may close early.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Theanna Davison (De Sancho), Corporate Nursing & Midwifery Learning Partner

Tel: 01642 850850 ext. 57157


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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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