Admiral Nurse, Band 6

  • Employer: Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh NHS Acute Trust NHS Foundation Trust
  • Location: Wigan
  • Hours of Work: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: £32,306 – £39,027 per annum pro rata

About the role

We are looking for an exceptional, registered (adult / mental health) nurse with a passion for, and significant experience of, providing person-centered and relationship-centered dementia care. Combining direct work with patients and families with supporting the best practice of health and social care professionals, you will call upon your impressive knowledge of holistic and therapeutic working in order to improve the experience of carer’s/families affected by dementia during their acute stay and across care transitions. Employed by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Trust and being based at the Royal Albert Infirmary, you will work as part of a team with the Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead, supported by Dementia UK to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse. You will receive on-going monthly clinical supervision and practice and professional development and become part of a network of Admiral Nurses.

The postholder will advise on the care of people with dementia and their carers/families with complex care needs from peri-diagnosis to post bereavement support. Provide specialist nursing assessment, using the Admiral Nurse Assessment Framework for carers/families affected by dementia during hospital admission. Support identification and management of co-morbidities and frailty for people with dementia and their carers/families. Support and offer guidance for those patients, families, carers for those who are isolating from Covid. Develop and support person-centred care plans for people with dementia including positive risk management (e.g. falls, delirium, depression, incontinence)

How to Apply

You can apply here.
Closing date: 20th September
Interview dates: 29th and 30th September

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