Admiral Nurse – Band 6

  • Location: Huddersfield
  • Employer: South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 pa
  • Contract: Part-time
  • Hours: 27 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to work within the Kirklees Admiral Nurse team on a part-time basis.

The successful applicant will be employed by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, but the Admiral Nurse model & name is the brand of charity Dementia UK and as such we work in partnership with them.

The charity supports the provision of specialist dementia care for family, carers and people with a dementia and has devised the concept of Admiral Nursing for this purpose. It supports the development of Admiral Nurses by providing access to professional and practice development, clinical supervision and a competency framework to promote and maintain excellent standards and specialist skills.

Admiral Nurses are Registered Mental Health Nurses whose hallmark is their specialism in dementia care. Theywork alongside family carers and people living with dementia, in varied community settings. Working collaboratively with other professionals and agencies, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their carers. They use a range of interventions that help people live positively with the condition and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships.

There will be a mandatory requirement to study for and successfully complete the relevant post-graduate course for the successful candidate.

This post provides an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative practitioner. You will develop your nursing practice within a community setting and build upon your experience of working in an expanding area of mental health nursing. You will need to be able to work autonomously as well as within a team.

Full UK driving licence and use of own car is essential.

Please contact Michelle McGowan – Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead for an informal discussion about this opportunity on 01484 343126.

*Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early in light of a large response.

Apply online via the NHS Jobs website.

Closing date: 3rd July 

Interview date: TBC