Location: Wallasey (with occasional travel across Merseyside)
Employer: Chapel House Dementia Resource Community
Salary: £28,050 FTE (£13,459.68 to £14,592.47 per year)
Contract: 2 years fixed term
Hours: 18 hours per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered nurse to join the Chapel House DRC as a Band 6 Admiral Nurse.
The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role is to provide and influence the clinical leadership and delivery of person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care, whilst supporting the best practice the staff across Mariners Park. Mariners Park is a 16-acre estate with views of the River Mersey and the iconic Liverpool waterfront. This retirement community contains 125 homes, comprised of one- or two-bedroomed houses, apartments and bungalows, including an extra care housing scheme and the estate also has a care home which provides both residential and nursing care, including short stay respite care.
Under the supervision of a Band 7 Admiral Nurse Clinical Team Lead, and alongside a team of band 6 and 7 Admiral Nurses working with other partner organisations you will deliver evidence based dementia care and will improve the experience of carers and families affected by dementia for beneficiaries of Mariners Park providing support, expert guidance and practical solutions. You will also provide advice and support to staff working at the Care Home and on the Estate to increase their expertise in supporting individuals with dementia
Dementia UK will support you to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through monthly clinical supervision and Practice and Professional Development. You’ll become part of a network of Admiral Nurses, and will have the opportunity to access relevant post-graduate courses and develop professionally, informed by the Admiral Nurse Competency Framework
The successful applicants will be NMC registered with post-registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers/families in different settings, along with formal knowledge of dementia acquired through clinical post-graduate training/education.