Allied Health Professionals - Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner Acute Medicine

  • Department Acute Medicine (ACP) Team (RSH)
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/06/2024
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital ith cross site working at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TAP-402
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview


The Emergency Centre are looking to recruit a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner (TACP)  within the Acute Medicine footprint. 

The role is suitable for talented individuals that are identified as aspiring non-medical clinicians of the future whom with training would meet all the academic and clinical competencies required to become a qualified ACP. The role will provide the aspiring non-medical clinician with two years clinical training. On completion the trainee will need to demonstrate through formal panel appraisal and clinical assessments, achievement of all criteria. The training post will follow a Monday- Friday working pattern to ensure that they are provided with adequate clinical supervision. There will also be an element of non-clinical time to support the academic component of the programme.

Following completion, the ACP will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, supporting the Acute Medicine service.  Once qualified, there is an expectation that the successful candidate will cover a 24/7 rota and progress to a Band 8a. 

Main duties of the job

Deliver and participate in the clinical care of patients attending the Acute Medical Unit and inpatients of the Trust
Prioritise health needs and intervenes appropriately
To be professionally and legally accountable for all work undertaken to practice at an advanced level of professional autonomy and accountability that is within Trust policies and the Nursing and Midwifery Code of Conduct (2008) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Provide a level of advanced and comprehensive health assessment based on a specialist body of knowledge

Working for your organisation

This post will work for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust within the Acute Medicine footprint covering both RSH and PRH sites .  

Our aim at SaTH is to empower colleagues at all levels to have the confidence, capability, passion and knowledge, to test changes and make improvements at SaTH and the communities we serve.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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