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Advanced Care Practitioner

Job Reference: 259-1781125NUH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Newham University Hospital, London
£49,349 to £55,562 per annum inc

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

The Urgent Care Centre at Newham has an opportunity for an experienced and committed individual to join the nurse led team at this busy centre which is co-located within the Emergency Department. In return we will ensure you receive support and development to enable you to deliver high standards of patient-centred care and progress to become an autonomous Urgent Care Practitioner.

    • The aim of the Advanced Care Practitioner post is to provide expert daily leadership and support to all levels of staff in the Urgent Care Centre, and to ensure high quality patient care is delivered at all times. To take appropriate steps if this is not the case.
    • To provide health education and advice.
    • To participate in the delivery and organisation of formal and informal teaching and staff development.
    • To lead on, and participate in activities/projects which contribute to the provision and delivery of evidence-base practice.
    • To be competent in assessment of patients with a range of injuries and major illnesses, including, but not limited to, chest pain, abdominal pain, and respiratory conditions.
    • The post holder will be a front line advocate for the Urgent Care Centre, helping people to make better use of the NHS locally and supporting clinicians to make the best use of their skills, thereby ensuring that the modern NHS responds to modern lifestyles.
    • The post holder will have the opportunity to rotate through the emergency department to update emergency skills.

The successful candidates will:

    • Be committed to the delivery of excellence in Urgent Care
    • NMC Registered General Nurse/Emergency Care Practitioner
    • MSC Advanced Practice
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience at Band 8a and above
    • Independent Non-Medical Prescriber
    • Working in Emergency or Urgent Care (at advanced level) or Ambulatory Care
    • Have excellent communication skills
    • Be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team
    • Be flexible and reliable

The Centre is open from 08.00 – 24.00 every day of the year and the

nurses work shift patterns of early and late long days.

If you have the necessary skills and would like to work as part of an innovative, dynamic team at the Urgent Care Centre based in Newham University Hospital, please apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you have any questions please contact Pauline Fields on 0207 363 9211.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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