Advanced Practice Fellow

Our Dorset

Closing date: Monday 6th February 2023


Job Title: Advanced Practice Fellow

Hours: Up to 3 days per week (based on 12-month contract) 22.5 hours per Week

Pay: Hourly Rate 24.10 (Based on current Afc8a)

Contract Type: Fixed Term (One Year)

Responsible Too: Workforce Transformation Lead / Advanced Practice Workforce Transformation Lead

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician with a background in advanced clinical practice to work in a system leadership position providing Primary Care with support and guidance in the ongoing development of Advanced Practice. The post would suit an Advanced practitioner looking to work part time or as an addition to their current clinical practice.

Role Summary

  • The Advanced Practice Fellow will be responsible for scoping Advanced Practice roles within primary care in Dorset to support further modelling as to the benefits of Advanced Practice.
  • With a clear understanding of the AP Multi-professional framework and HEE governance, the AP fellow will map this against current PC standards and offer guidance, where appropriate, to practices and Primary Care Networks.
  • The AP fellow will work with PCN’s and practices to support workforce planning to include AP where relevant, to add value to services.
  • The post holder will work to develop a framework of support for AP’s and those in training to ensure their roles add value to Practices/PCNs across Dorset and that trainees are well supported.
  • The AP fellow will ensure that practices have adequate levels of supervision for trainee and qualified AP’s mapped against HEE guidance and recognising areas requiring further support.
  • The AP fellow will support the PC Training Hub with scoping for education and support practice to complete and be compliant with the HEE Governance Matrix.
  • The post holder will support the development of Advanced Practice both for individuals and service progression inclusive of all professional backgrounds.
  • The AP fellow will support the development of speciality roles adhering to relevant Career frameworks.
  • The post holder will identify the immediate requirements for development and training of APs across Primary Care in Dorset.
  • The AP fellow will collaborate closely with the AP Leads, where appropriate, including the Dorset ICS AP Lead, to ensure equity of AP across organisations.
  • The post holder will assist with signposting and advise for clinicians, practices and PCN’s,

Person Specification 

Personal/Professional development:

The post-holder will have access to the Dorset Primary Care Training Hub Flex Fellowship training programme:

This includes:

  • Dorset ICS’s Project Manager Lite programme
  • Leadership Development
  • Access to a coach
  • Presentation Skills workshop
  • Access to our peer support network for Fellows


  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters.   They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately. Similarly, colleagues, partners, stakeholders and shareholders have a right to confidentiality.
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff, colleagues and other healthcare workers.

The PCTH reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time. Other objectives may be agreed with the AP fellow during the fellowship.

If you wish to apply for this Fellowship Programme, please complete the Expression of Interest form attached and send with your CV to

 Please return by Monday 6th February 2023

Expression of Interest Advanced Practice Fellow

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