Leadership Fellow in Advanced Clinical Practice Development

Post reference: FLP 2023 / Bid 22

Host organisation: Faculty of Advanced Clinical Practice South Yorkshire

Post location: Faculty of Advanced Clinical Practice

Potential Applicants: 

  • Medical Specialty Trainees (ST3+)
  • Dental Specialty Trainees (StR)
  • Public Health Registrars (ST3+)
  • Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) Doctors
  • Nurses / Midwives
  • Pharmacists / Pharmacy Technicians
  • Healthcare Scientists
  • Allied Health Professionals: Art Therapists, Dietitians, Drama Therapists, Music Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Operating Department Practitioners,Orthoptists,Osteopaths,Paramedics,Physiotherapists,Podiatrists,Prosthetists/Orthotists, Diagnostic Radiographer, Therapeutic Radiographer, Speech and Language Therapists

Number of Posts: 1

Post start date: August 2023

Applications are invited to work with the Faculty for Advanced Clinical Practice in South Yorkshire. The ongoing staffing crisis in the NHS will increase the need for diverse workforce development. The leadership fellow will work to maximise adoption of these roles.

Potential projects:

  • Evaluation of care home ACP support mechanisms, demonstrating admission avoidance/reduction & early discharge
  • Development of virtual wards at home & removing barriers to domiciliary remote assessment by ACPs
  • Review of social care staffing levels & provision, identifying limitations on discharge planning, reduction of readmissions & care package initiation
  • Identifying opportunities of advanced clinic practice across the maternity system, to develop midwifery advanced practice & development of physician associates in the maternity workforce
  • Preliminary estimates of ACP workforce need across the ICS to optimise discharges, rehabilitation, admission prevention for frailty & end of life care
  • Optimise training placement opportunities for workforce development, identifying obstacles to having more trainees across the system, with a view to providing solutions to training bottle necks across disciplines such as: undergraduate nursing; undergraduate medicine, physician associate studies, & ACP programmes.

The leadership fellow will work with the SY faculty of ACP on behalf of the ICS to identify priorities for these workforce developments & present solutions that can be implemented.

Interview date:  07/12/2022

Application contact: simon.clark4@nhs.net


For application instructions and to download an Application Form, please see the vacancies section on the Future Leaders recruitment website.