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Advanced Clinical Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Emergency Department
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
27/08/2020 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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The  Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) hosts the busiest Emergency Department in the East of England seeing over 120,000 patients every year. Team NNUH are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and passionate RCEM credentialed Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP). This role is key in continuing our #JourneytoOutstanding and ensuring that patients are at the heart of everything we do.

Our team currently consists of 4 Credentialed ACPs and 13 ACPs who work across all areas of the Department in delivering a high standard of clinical care to our patients As an ACP, you will provide an autonomous, high quality, patient focused, efficient and comprehensive assessment of complex patients arriving into the Emergency Care within Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. You will provide advanced theoretical knowledge and specialist clinical skills in the care and management of patients. The Department will support your continued development in order to support the four pillars of advanced practice. The successful candidate will contribute to clinical governance within the service by participating in audit and research as part of the multi-disciplinary team. If the successful candidate has specific areas of interest these can be supported by the department as well as allowing you to develop your clinical practice and take on more enhanced and advanced skills.

Training will be supported by the consultant body and the service is Consultant led with professional leadership from the APC lead. The Trust and department has strong links with local HEI and we encourage our team to be involved in the education of the next generation of ACPs and Nurses

This role includes working a clinical pattern covering a 24/7 rota.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: 15th September 2020

Open for applications: 29th July 2020

Close for applications: 27th August 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paul Read
Additional information

Paul Read - Lead Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Tel: 01603 289261