Senior Admiral Nurse – Young Onset Dementia, Band 8a
Location: Charing Cross, London
Employer: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Salary/ banding: Band 8a Agenda for Change, £52,643 – £58,558 pa
Contract: 12 months fixed term contract
Brief description of the role
As part of an exciting new partnership between Dementia UK and Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust we are offering an experienced nurse, with a passion for dementia, the opportunity to support families living with dementia. You will be predominantly based at Charing Cross within the memory service, as well as working with the trust’s dementia team and supporting patients with young onset dementia in other areas.
Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who work with and support families and carers of people with dementia. Working collaboratively with other professionals, seeking to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers, using a range of interventions to help people live positively with the condition and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships.
In this specialist role you will act as an expert resource, providing advice on nursing care in relation to clinical interventions, policies, service development and delivery for individuals with young onset dementia and their family carers.
You will become part of a network of Admiral Nurses and will be supported by Dementia UK through protected practice development and clinical supervision as well as continuing professional development, including the opportunity to undertake a specialist Admiral Nursing Master’s level module.
You will need to be a registered nurse with significant experience of working with people and families living with dementia and a commitment to practicing in a person and relationship-centered way.
The post holder will be an exceptional individual who can influence, lead and motivate staff at all levels.
This is an exciting opportunity for a nurse looking for a new challenge wishing to build their skills in this innovative and leading nursing model.
Charing Cross Hospital has a proud heritage of caring for our patients and continues to push the boundaries of cutting edge treatment and is one of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s five leading hospitals.
To find out more about the role of an Admiral Nurse, candidates are also encouraged to complete Dementia UK’s free online Pre Admiral Nurse e-learning course. This could be in advance of the interviews or upon an offer of employment being made. Details about this course can be found here.