Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Learning Disabilities Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: MacIntyre

Location: Based in Milton Keynes – but is a national role so requires national travel

Salary: £37,570 – £43,772

Contract: 2 years fixed term

Hours: 35 hours per week

Due to an exciting new partnership between Dementia UK and MacIntyre a new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered nurse to join MacIntyre as a Learning Disabilities Admiral Nurse.

This unique post will be the first specialist Learning Disabilities Admiral Nurse post in the country, solely supporting people with a learning disability within MacIntyre who have, or are suspected to have dementia, along with their families/carers and wider circle of support. This specialist learning disability Admiral Nursing Service will provide specialist one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions, whilst also supporting the best practice of MacIntyre staff, to optimise the support for people with a learning disability and dementia and their families/carers, by delivering and championing person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care.

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual with a passion for, and experience of, providing person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care. The successful applicants will be NMC registered with significant post-registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia, their carers/supporters and people with learning disabilities.

This exciting new service will operate as a partnership between Dementia UK and MacIntyre, as the host organisation. The Admiral Nurse post will be based from MacIntyre’s Head Office in Milton Keynes but will work nationally, offering consultation to MacIntyre staff and offering support to the person living with dementia as well as their families/carers supported by MacIntyre anywhere in the UK through face to face consultation and virtual support. As this post is delivered in partnership with Dementia UK, you will receive support to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through monthly clinical supervision and practice and professional development.

Further information regarding the main duties and responsibilities of the Learning Disabilities Admiral Nurse please review the attached job description and person specification.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact either Sarah Ormston, Health, Dementia and Wellbeing manager, MacIntyre or Maisie Ogier, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK.

Sarah.ormston@macintyrecharity.org – 01908 230100

Maisie.ogier@dementiauk.org  – 07849 828866

View the job description and apply online.

Closing date: 19th January 2020

Interview date: 29 January 2020 (in Milton Keynes)


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Charnwood GP Network

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire

Salary: £37,570 – £43,772

Contract: 18 months fixed

Hours: 37 hours per week

As part of an exciting new service development, Charnwood GP Network and Dementia UK are working in partnership to bring an Admiral Nursing service to Charnwood & Beacon Primary Care Networks, with the aim of supporting families affected by dementia with complex needs.

We are looking for an exceptional, registered (adult / mental health / learning disabilities) nurse with a passion for, and significant experience of, providing relationship-centred dementia care. Combining direct work with families alongside supporting the best practice of health and social care professionals, you will call upon your impressive knowledge of evidence-based bio-psychosocial interventions to improve the experience of carers / families affected by dementia.

You will work across the area covered by the nine GP practices which form Watermead & Beacon Primary Care Networks and be an integral part of the MDT providing proactive, wrap-around care alongside partner organisations. As this role will help to shape the post-diagnostic dementia pathway, we are also looking for someone skilled in service development and evaluation.

The contract will initially be offered on an 18 month, fixed term basis. Secondment opportunities would be considered at the discretion of the current employing organisation.

This post is delivered in partnership with Dementia UK who will support you to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through monthly clinical supervision and practice and professional development. You will become part of a national network of Admiral Nurses and develop professionally, informed by the Admiral Nurse Competency Framework.

Further information regarding the main duties and responsibilities of the Admiral Nurse role can be found in the job description and person specification.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Jen Lovegrove, Business Development, Dementia UK on 07747 372928.

View the job description and apply online.

Closing date: 17th December 2020

Interview date: TBC


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust

Location: North East Essex – Colchester/Tendring

Salary: £30,401 – £37,267 Per Annum (band 6 AFC)

Contract: One year fixed term

Hours: 37.5 hours

In early 2019 a new and exciting Admiral Nurse Service was launched in North East Essex, hosted by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and in partnership with Dementia UK.  This service provides specialist dementia support for families and carers across the locality. The fully established service is now seeking a further band 6 Admiral Nurse to complete the team.

Under the supervision of a Band 7 Admiral Nurse Clinical Team Lead, and alongside a further Band 6 Admiral Nurse you will provide person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care and support improvements in the experience for families affected by dementia across the North East Essex Locality (Colchester and Tendring).

As this post is delivered in partnership with Dementia UK, you will receive significant support to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through monthly clinical supervision, practice and professional development and access to masterclasses. You will also become part of the wider network of Admiral Nurses across the country. This is a unique opportunity to build your skills and knowledge and to expand your clinical practice in a rewarding, supportive and forward thinking team.

The successful applicants will be NMC registered with post-registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers/supporters in different settings, along with formal knowledge of dementia acquired through clinical post-graduate training/education.

View the job description and apply online.

Closing date: 5th January 2020

Interview date: 17th January 2020


Lead Admiral Nurse

Employer: Age UK North Tyneside

Location: North Tyneside

Salary: £38,461 – £43,289 pa

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

We are offering experienced dementia nurses the opportunity to develop practice within a community setting and to build upon experience of working in a specialist field.  The successful applicants will work within our established Dementia Connections service across the North Tyneside area.

The position will provide specialist nursing assessment, evidenced based intervention, advice and support for family carers and supporters of people with dementia, and people with dementia during the caring career/dementia journey and following bereavement.

The successful applicants will hold a registered nursing qualification with appropriate post registration experience in mental health care and dementia. Clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is desirable.

You will be supported by Dementia UK through regular Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional and Practice Development to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

For further information, please contact Consultant Admiral Nurse Sharron Tolman at sharron.tolman@dementiauk.org.

If you are interested in applying, please download the full job description and associated application form and send to HR@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk

Closing date: 9am on 13th January 2020

Interview date: 21st January 2020


Admiral Nurse

Employer: Age UK North Tyneside

Location: North Tyneside

Salary: £29,443- £37,341 pa (full time)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Contract hours can be between 20 hours/week to 36.25 hours/week, to be agreed on appointment

We are offering experienced dementia nurses the opportunity to develop practice within a community setting and to build upon experience of working in a specialist field.  The successful applicants will work within our established Dementia Connections service across the North Tyneside area.

The position will provide specialist nursing assessment, evidenced-based intervention, advice and support for family carers and supporters of people with dementia, and people with dementia during the caring career/dementia journey and following bereavement.

The successful applicants will hold a registered nursing qualification with appropriate post registration experience in mental health care and dementia. Clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is desirable.

You will be supported by Dementia UK through regular Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional and Practice Development to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

For further information, please contact Consultant Admiral Nurse Sharron Tolman at sharron.tolman@dementiauk.org.

If you are interested in applying, please download the full job description and associated application form and send to HR@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk

Closing date: 9am on 13th January 2020

Interview date: 21st January 2020


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: The Orders of St John Care Trust

Location: Wiltshire

Salary: up to £38,500 per annum

Contract: permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Admiral Nurses have the unique opportunity to make a difference every day to the lives of those living with and affected by Dementia.

Are you….

  • Dynamic, highly motivated and have a genuine interest in improving the lives of people affected by dementia?
  • Ready to build deep and understanding relationships with those affected by Dementia?
  • Prepared to face new and rewarding challenge each day?

This exciting post is collaboration between OSJCT and Dementia UK and is part of OSJCT’s strategy to ensure excellence in care and nursing practice.

As a key member of the Care Quality Team, you will use your skills, knowledge and experience to facilitate improvements in both quality of care and quality of life within the context of relationship centred care, particularly for those residents living with a dementia. You will also be working closely with formal carers and relatives to provide support and advice, including facilitating carer support groups in individual Care Homes.

You will be based in Wiltshire, supporting up to 20 residential care homes, with occasional travel to our other counties.

You will be highly motivated, with current clinical therapeutic skills and able to work within the national Admiral Nurses’ Competency Framework as defined by Dementia UK and the Royal College of Nursing.

In return you will be supported by both organisations and have the opportunity to work in partnership to improve the lives and well being of our residents.

The successful candidates should:

  • Hold NMC Level One Registration – RMN/RGN
  • Have a proven track record of facilitating service improvements.
  • Be able to work autonomously, flexibly and travel across the Trust as required.
  • Possess strong process, teaching, organisational and communication skills.

View the job description and apply online.

Closing date: Thursday 12th December 2019

Interview date: TBC


Admiral Nurse – Band 6

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.

an informal conversation about the role, please contact Cathrina Moore cathrina.moore@dementiaresourcecommunity.co.uk  – 0151 3532043

Closing date: TBC

Interview date: TBC


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