Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Harrow Council

Location: Harrow

Salary: £33,618 – £36,350

Contract: Fixed term (18 months)

Would you like to join us to change the way we deliver frontline services for families affected by dementia? Adopting and pioneering early intervention and Restorative Practice approaches, Dementia Care is changing in Harrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Dementia Nurses to join the well-established teams within Harrow Adult Social Care and Harrow Carers as specialist Admiral Nurses in a Fixed Term contract for up to 18 months.

The Admiral Nurse Service will work collaboratively with other professionals and the voluntary sector partners and Dementia UK, through a service collaboration agreement to deliver person-centred support to families and carers of people with dementia across Harrow. They will deliver evidence based dementia care and a range of therapeutic interventions to help people live positively, develop skills, improve communication and maintain relationships.

You will be employed by the London Borough of Harrow and will work in partnership with Harrow Carers and community and inpatient services across Harrow, focussing particularly on supporting colleagues in primary care. You will be supported by Dementia UK through monthly practice development, clinical supervision and continuing professional development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

This is an opportunity to build your skills and knowledge in a local authority setting and to expand your clinical practice in a rewarding, supportive and forward thinking team.

The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role is to provide clinical leadership in the delivery of person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care within operational areas of Harrow Council and Harrow Carers to improve the experience of carers/families affected by dementia.

About you:

We are looking for a passionate registered nurse with post registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carer’s. We welcome applications from qualified Nurses who are able to show initiative and can support the development of the Admiral Nurse Service to an outstanding standard.

For more information about these roles please contact:

Jules Knight, Consultant Admiral Nurse. Mobile: 07889569824 email: jules.knight@dementiauk.org

Jayne Rigg, Interim Lead for Governance and Quality Assurance. Mobile: 07562 209355 email: jayne.rigg@harrow.gov.uk

Visit the NHS jobs website to apply.

Closing date: 19th January 2020


Senior Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Harrow Council

Location: Harrow

Salary: £37,464 – £41,292

Contract: Permanent

Would you like to join us to change the way we deliver frontline services for families affected by dementia? Adopting and pioneering early intervention and Restorative Practice approaches, Dementia Care is changing in Harrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Dementia Nurses to join the well-established teams within Harrow Adult Social Care and Harrow Carers as specialist Admiral Nurses in a Permanent basis.

The Admiral Nurse Service will work collaboratively with other professionals and the voluntary sector partners and Dementia UK, through a service collaboration agreement to deliver person-centred support to families and carers of people with dementia across Harrow. They will deliver evidence based dementia care and a range of therapeutic interventions to help people live positively, develop skills, improve communication and maintain relationships.

You will be employed by the London Borough of Harrow and will work in partnership with Harrow Carers and community and inpatient services across Harrow, focussing particularly on supporting colleagues in primary care. You will be supported by Dementia UK through monthly practice development, clinical supervision and continuing professional development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

This is an opportunity to build your skills and knowledge in a local authority setting and to expand your clinical practice in a rewarding, supportive and forward thinking team.

The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role is to provide clinical leadership in the delivery of person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care within operational areas of Harrow Council and Harrow Carers to improve the experience of carers/families affected by dementia.

About you:

We are looking for a passionate registered nurse with post registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carer’s. We welcome applications from qualified Nurses who are able to show initiative and can support the development of the Admiral Nurse Service to an outstanding standard.

For more information about these roles please contact:

Jules Knight, Consultant Admiral Nurse. Mobile: 07889569824 email: jules.knight@dementiauk.org

Jayne Rigg, Interim Lead for Governance and Quality Assurance. Mobile: 07562 209355 email: jayne.rigg@harrow.gov.uk

Visit the NHS jobs website to apply.

Closing date: 19th January 2020


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 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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