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Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (XR07)

Nursing Cohort
St James University Hospital
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Sep 2021
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Band 7 - Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Our Trust is recognised for our staff engagement, great care, and rated GOOD by the Care Quality Commission. Would you like the opportunity to join our team as a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (TACP)?

If you are a passionate, empowered, and patient-centered health professional, you could work as part of our multi-professional teams providing leadership, expertise, advice, and support within your specialty and beyond.

Successful candidates will be supported in their TACP development, through high-quality clinical supervision, with time dedicated for continuing professional development and funding to complete an advanced clinical practice MSc under the apprenticeship programme. Candidates must be registered with a profession that is eligible to complete independent Non-Medical Prescribing training and as part of the apprentice standard, the minimum contracted hours allowable are 30 hours.

There are several TACP roles available across many Clinical Service Units (CSU) specialties. Please refer to the attached additional vacancy-specific document for individual CSU adverts.

Your application will be directed to only ONE area for consideration. Please choose by copying and pasting ONE area only from the additional vacancy-specific document as it is written, into the mandatory box in your application. Please contact us if you are unsure of where to apply or for guidance.
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  • You will need to also apply for a place on an apprentice advanced practice masters MSc course with our chosen education provider. You will be asked to apply only when successful at interview.

    On successful completion of the apprentice training program and obtaining an advanced practice MSc award, candidates will be eligible to apply for an ACP position at LTHT.

    These posts are partly subsidized by Health Education England (HEE) and an offer of employment is subject to:
  • LTHT securing funding from HEE
  • A place on an apprentice advanced practice MSc course
  • NHS Pre-employment checks

  • Interested candidates are invited to discuss these posts, advice for university places, and organize a visit if required. Please see the separate advert for paediatric TACP roles. Please contact the appropriate area (details found in the additional information section) or for further information.

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    This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

    Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

    Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

    Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

    Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

    If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

    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.

    Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website .

    From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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