Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Hollyns Health & Wellbeing


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Job summary

Hollyns Health and Wellbeing is seeking a part-time or full time experienced and enthusiastic Advanced Clinical Practitioner from any appropriate AHP background with MSc in Advanced Practice.

An Independent prescriber qualification is desirable but not essential.

GP Practice experience is desirable.

The Surgery has

  • 13,800 patients approx.

  • GPs, Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Pharmacists, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physician Associate, Administration staff

  • Chronic disease clinics for diabetes, asthma and COPD

  • Rated Good by CQC

  • Active GP and Nursing training and teaching practice

  • SystmOne clinical system

  • High QOF achievement

  • Part of a Primary Care Network with access to additional pharmacists, social prescribers, physiotherapy

  • Minor surgery, sexual health, diabetes, anticoagulation and pain management services available for patients

Main duties of the job

  • Varied role involving telephone, video and face to face consultations, telephone triage, palliative care management, home visits

  • Ability to autonomously provide clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed conditions as well as those with chronic diseases

  • Aware of the latest Government guidelines working in Primary Care in relation to Covid 19

  • Independent prescriber

  • GP Practice experience desirable

  • Working days Monday to Friday

  • Salary negotiable dependent on experience

About us

Hollyns Health and Wellbeing is a proactive practice with two sites, who offer additional services to the practice population, such as warfarin, pain management, sexual health, Level 2 diabetic clinics and minor surgery.

The administration, nursing and clinical team work over both sites and teamwork is integral in ensuring the service is run as effectively and efficiently for the patients as possible.

The successful candidate will be able to continue their service benefits if coming from the NHS in relation to the NHS Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical practice:

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) will work as an autonomous professional in a self-directed manner, with confidence, authority and expertise, undertaking comprehensive range of clinical assessments/procedures within Hollyns Health and Wellbeing. They will have direct responsibility for patient caseload, ensuring all patients have an accurate plan of care, which reflects the assessment undertaken and incorporate the issues and recommendations made.

They will assess individuals, families and populations holistically using a range of different assessment methods, using health promotion and prevention strategies; and comprehensively assess patients for risk factors and early signs of illness. Care will take place either the clinic setting or at the patients usual abode.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner will be expected to interpret and analyse highly complex clinical and non-clinical facts to form accurate diagnoses, prognoses for a wide range of conditions, to recommend / deliver the best course of intervention including the development of comprehensive packages of care.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner will plan, manage and complete episodes of care, working in partnership with others and delegating /referring as appropriate; to optimise health outcomes and resource use, as well as providing direct support to patients and clients. They will use professional judgement in managing complex and unpredictable care events and capture the learning from these experiences to improve patient care and service delivery.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner will always maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with relevant guidelines and policies. They will actively involve service users in providing feedback of their experience of the current service and suggestions for improvements.

Exemplary customer service and patient satisfaction is crucial and the post holder will ensure the very highest standards of care are provided for our patients, providing an environment where they are engaged with, cared for, and their privacy and dignity maintained at all times.

Leadership and Collaborative Practice:

The post holder will be able to implement systems to promote their contribution and demonstrate the impact of advanced level practice to the healthcare team and the wider health and social care sector.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner will need to be resilient and determined and demonstrate leadership in contexts that are unfamiliar, complex and unpredictable. They will need to engage stakeholders and use high-level negotiating and influencing skills to develop and improve practice. They will also need to work across professional, organisational and system boundaries and proactively develop and sustain new partnerships and networks to influence and improve health, outcomes and healthcare delivery systems.

Improving Quality and Developing Practice:

The post holder will work within the NMC/HCPC Code of Professional Conduct and Guidelines, Hollyns Health and Wellbeing policies and guidelines, COSHH, the Mental Health Act and other instruments of statutory legislation to ensure safe and effective professional working practices for self and others.

Person Specification



  • Registered with relevant professional body
  • Degree-level registration qualification or equivalent post- registration award
  • Masters Degree in Advanced Practice is preferred
  • Higher Level degree plus PG Diploma in Advanced Practice is advised
  • Life Support qualifications (or alternative profession specific clinically determined qualifications)
  • Relevant teaching qualification
  • Prescribing (medical and non-medical) qualifications should be achieved within a reasonable time period



  • Evidence of continuous professional development and the practical application of new skills to the work place.
  • Evidence of significant practical contributions to the development of the specific service within the past 2- years.
  • Supervision of students
  • Evidence of lead for or contribution to audit programmes within practice
  • Change Management experience and direct involvement of redesign within a service, including promoting evidence based practice.

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible, positive, problem solving approach to issues.
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team.
  • Professional and patient focused, with a strong commitment to providing high quality care.
  • Able to remain calm and polite under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to work extended hours and provide cover for sickness and annual leave
  • Capable of lateral thinking with well-developed assertiveness skills, able to successfully initiate, manage and sustain change.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective oral and

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Hollyns Health & Wellbeing


4 Glenholme Park



West Yorkshire

BD14 6NF

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For questions about the job, contact:

Louise Lewis


Date posted

13 April 2022

Pay scheme






Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number


Job locations

4 Glenholme Park



West Yorkshire

BD14 6NF

Bell Dean Road



West Yorkshire

BD15 7WA

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