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Advanced Practitioner

The Advanced Practitioners will work autonomously across Primary, Community and Acute Services during the in and out of hours period, covering seven days including public holidays. They will be responsible for the clinical decision making for the population including assessment and treatment of patients in across the Primary, Community and Acute settings.

The Advanced Practitioner will work closely with the multidisciplinary team (MDT)/medical staff including the OOH Hub and Acute Services. Communicate on a daily basis about any patient they have seen overnight/ at weekend and who needs to be followed up by the GP / Acute Services during normal working hours

The Advanced Practitioner provides assessment, clinical care and management of both stable and acutely unwell patient and his/her family, making complex, autonomous decisions using advanced skills and knowledge, having overall responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the delivery of advanced care. Medical telehealth/telephone support will be available when required from an identified source.

Registered Nurse / AHP / Pharmacist with valid NMC/HCPC / GPHC Registration.

Educated to/working towards/operating at Masters Level.

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced clinical practice and expertise within speciality / area of practice that demonstrates the required breadth of knowledge required to lead safety, effectively and efficiently.

Comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the speciality.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Lorraine Stevenson, MINTS Team Leader, on.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Bradlay Lang, Recruitment Administrator, on.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage. ???????

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit

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