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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/11/2021.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Breast Care

Job Reference: 349-WTWA-3532848

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Breast Care
Wythenshawe Hopsital, Manchester
£47,126 - £53,219 p.a

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

There has never been a better time to be an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP), and the opportunities for you at Manchester Foundation Trust are amazing. We’re committed to providing the best patient and family experience, so we’re proud to nurture and support our Advanced Clinical Practitioners. As one of the largest Trusts in England, and as a teaching hospital for one of the largest cities in the country, we have a strong track record of achieving NHS performance targets and delivering excellent clinical outcomes.

The WTWA (Wythenshawe, Trafford, Withington and Altrincham) Division of Surgery and Theatres is excited to offer a unique opportunity to recruit a dynamic experienced and motivated Advanced Clinical Practitioner to work as part of our friendly and talented Breast Care Team based in the Nightingale Centre. The successful candidate will strive to deliver high quality breast care to all patients. This role will be pivotal in providing clinical expertise in the delivery of the future models of care for greater Manchester. The Nightingale Centre is a renowned and well respected centre of excellence for breast care with strong working relationships with both Macmillan and Prevent.

Advanced Clinical Practitioners will be given an educational and clinical Consultant supervisor who will provide guidance and feedback on a monthly basis whilst developing your portfolio, working towards the 4 pillars of advanced practice , enhancing your clinical skills providing safe and appropriate patient care.

All Advanced Clinical Practitioners at MFT are supported to participate and lead on research, service development and audit. Strong links exist with the local Higher Education Institutes this provides opportunities for our ACPs to develop their teaching and education skills as part of their role. Manchester Foundation Trust has been instrumental in developing the future of research and development focusing on sowing the seeds to further our ambition; to improve the care and treatment we provide for our patients, carers and service users. You will have weekly continued professional development time and weekly teaching which is provided by the Consultant team within WTWA. The successful candidate will be educated to Masters Level, including independent non-medical prescribing.

Our aim is to improve the sustainability, quality and efficiency of services, enhance integrated services with the community and improve care pathways, delivering a truly person centered service.

The successful candidate will be provided with a robust induction and personal development plan to meet their professional development needs.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the Trust Values and Behavior's framework, acting as a role model to multidisciplinary teams and provide support to staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKaty EllisJob titleNurse ConsultantEmail addresskathryn.ellis2@mft.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

for further information please contact ;

Katy Ellis

Nurse Consultant

Nightingale Centre

Wythenshawe Hospital


We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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