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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/06/2020.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: 425-A-20-41153

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Medicine Division
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join our busy but friendly team here at Sheffield Children’s NHSFT. (Applications will be considered for ACP’s who are due to qualify in September 2020).

Applications are invited from motivated individuals with expert clinical skills, managerial and service development experience. This is a new post that will supplement our existing trainee ANP programme.

The successful applicant ideally must hold a recognised Advanced Clinical Practitioner master’s degree including the V300 qualification of an independent prescriber. You should be able to evidence well developed clinical examination skills to assess, diagnose, treat and provide advice, care and management for elective and non-elective patients, with diagnosed or undiagnosed undifferentiated illness. The applicant must also be confident in referring to other appropriate health care services e.g. Patients own GP, Secondary Care and Community Services and provide clinical leadership as required

You will be working closely with the consultants and junior doctors providing initial assessment and decision making, urgent investigations and treatment of acutely unwell patients. You will work closely with the acute medical take as well as many other specialist teams, aiming to avoid unnecessary admissions or treat in a timely manner, supporting the trusts 4hr standard.

You will be provided with a consultant educational supervisor who will support you in your development, as well as receiving supervision from peer group and senior nurse support.

When fully established the ACP service will undertake a 24/7 rota consisting of day and night shifts.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic professionals who are innovative, dynamic, with enhanced clinical skills and have a good understanding of the processes and demands of acute care.

For further details / informal visits please contact Amanda Hodgson, Head of Nursing, MEDicine Division on 0114 2717706 or via email;

Closing date:            Monday, 8th June 2020

Interview date;          TBC

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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