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Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Band 8a
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Employer type
John Coupland Hospital
£48,526 - £54,619 per annum
Salary period
18/04/2023 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Band 8a


We Listen, We Care, We Act, We Improve

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....Fit for now, fit for the future.

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Job overview

Are you a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner?

Come and join us at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

We have a vacancy on Scotter ward at John Coupland Hospital in Gainsborough, one of four community hospital sites across Lincolnshire, providing nurse-led inpatient care. Our care pathways include both rehabilitation and palliative care.


Main duties of the job

What are we offering?

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria in the person specification and can provide evidence of significant experience in the treatment of long-term conditions, frailty, and palliation. Candidates will also hold a non-medical prescribing qualification.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate the right values and behaviours and have excellent leadership and communications skills.

As part of a team, you will work as an autonomous practitioner, with support from our ward medical practitioners. 

If you fit this description and have the motivation and flexibility to join this evolving service, this an excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled team to provide quality care.

Working for our organisation

Who are we?

Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS Trust (LCHS) are the primary community healthcare provider across Lincolnshire. Delivering services aimed to support people to manage their own health closer to home, both in the community and in our nurse led inpatient units.

As an organisation we have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and are playing an integral part in shaping future health service provision countywide alongside our partners in Health and Social care.

Living in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is wonderfully diverse, from a thriving University City in the centre, to the rolling hills of the Wolds and the beautiful 30 mile stretch of sand at the coast. We celebrate the mix of heritage and modern developments which provide fun opportunities for all the family. 

Thinking of relocating?

Lincolnshire boasts an affordable lifestyle and LCHS also offer relocation packages for successful applicants.  

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria in the person specification and can provide evidence of significant experience in the treatment of long-term conditions, frailty and palliation. You will be required to have and an MSC in Advanced Clinical Practice.  Candidates will also hold a non-medical prescribing qualification.

There may also be an opportunity to work with our Urgent Care colleagues to gain insight and experience in this area of care.

Please see attached job description and person specification for detailed outline of the role’s main duties.

The current vacancy is for a full-time role working day shifts pro rata over a 7-day period.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Health Care Professional holding current registration with appropriate regulatory body.
  • Postgraduate study in Advanced Clinical Practice/Autonomous Practice at Masters level
  • Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
  • Safeguarding-level 3 or willingness to undertake
  • Teaching and assessing qualification

Previous Experinece

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of recent and on-going personal development including obvious leadership development
  • Experience of education and training issues/requirements for undergraduate and post graduate members of professions.
  • Extensive post registration experience in relevant settings, including experience in the management of minor illness, and long term conditions
  • Demonstrates specialist knowledge of operational management, education and leadership
  • Skills for analysis of service delivery and improvement planning.
Desirable criteria
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge and experience of the governance agenda locally.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyInvestors in People: GoldStonewall Health ChampionsMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Elizabeth George
Job title
Clinical Service Lead
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Telephone number
07759 702297
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