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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/11/2020.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Acute Medicine

Job Reference: 421-LTUC-1591B

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Acute Medicine
Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust cares for the population in Harrogate and the local area as well as across North Yorkshire and Leeds. We also provide children’s services in the North East in County Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Gateshead and Sunderland.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you.

Harrogate District Foundation NHS Trust are a high performing district hospital based in North Yorkshire close to Leeds and York. We provide care to a population of over 260,000 across Harrogate and District, delivering acute and community services which encompass a wide variety of specialties including children's services, dental services, district nursing, community therapy and minor injuries units to name a few.

We are pleased to invite applications for an Advanced Clinical Practitioner post in Acute medicine. Our service includes a 28 bedded admission ward and a Same Day Emergency Care service which has recently undergone a refurbishment to expand the space and allow further growth in SDEC patient care.

As part of this development work we have renewed our focus on the ACP role as we believe these roles are pivotal to the ongoing success of these specialty and the organisation. As a result we now have an additional trainee ACP in Acute Medicine and are recruiting an additional two trainees in other specialities. Further, we have recently recruited a new Associate Specialist in Acute Medicine and are advertising for a further post.

Applications are invited from ambitious and quality focused individuals who feel they can commit to their development and the support of the specialty. Strong clinical skills and leadership qualities are required to help drive the assessment ward and SDEC service forward. A willingness to contribute fully to the development of the ACP body and a keen interest in innovation and practice improvement are key.

In return we offer a place in our friendly, supportive, high performing organisation and the opportunity to widen your experience whilst being part of a growing service.

Informal discussions and visits are welcomed

Please contact Charlotte Barker, Lead ACP at or Helen Siewruk-Barnes at to discuss further or arrange a site visit.

**This job advert will close as soon as a sufficient amount of applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if you are interested.**

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, physical or mental health condition, addiction or other healthcare need.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates, as the employing body will, in those circumstances, be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test requirements, as required by UKVI. All applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates, on their application.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you automatically authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, should you be appointed.

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