Nursing - Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Emergency Department

  • Department Emergency Department
  • Salary £38,890.00 – £44,503 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/10/2020
  • Interview Date 09/11/2020
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TCP-563
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner's (ACP) for the Emergency Department. This exciting and challenging role will be part of the non-medical workforce within the Emergency Department, primarily based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, with a requirement to work at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

You will be required to have:
• Extensive post graduate clinical experience.
• Experience at Band 6 level or above.
• Experience of working within a Secondary Care environment

As a Trainee ACP you will be part of a wider ACP team on a structured academic and clinical training programme and be expected to gain a full Masters in Advanced Clinical practice including a non-medical prescribing qualification.

As a trainee ACP you will work alongside fellow clinicians to provide care in the Trust and we anticipate that you will have a significant presence clinically and will provide expert level of care. Training and assessment will be closely supported by a named Consultant mentor who will meet with you regularly to discuss your progress and provide support and feedback as well as performing assessments on your progress.

On achievement of all academic and clinical qualifications this post will progress to a Band 8a and potentially beyond, working a 24/7 rota.

Further details / informal visits contact:

Name Emma Jones

Job Title: Lead Advanced Clinical Practitioner


Tel: via switchboard

or Kim Carroll, Advanced Clnical Practitioner


Tel: via switchboard

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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