Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Salary: £28,050 to £36,644 pa

Employer: South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Warwickshire

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

As part of an exciting new service development, South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust is working in partnership with the charity Dementia UK to provide an Admiral Nursing service, focused on supporting inpatients and their families affected by dementia.

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. You will enhance this through providing specialist dementia advice and support to professional colleagues across various departments and services within the hospital.

Employed by South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust, and being based at Warwick Hospital, 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. In addition you will have the opportunity to access relevant post-graduate courses and develop professionally, informed by the Admiral Nurse Competency Framework.

For further details / informal visits contact: Ellie Ward (Head of Nursing Emergency Division) on 01926 495321 Ext 8159 / 07767 701705 or Jen Lovegrove (Dementia UK) on 07747 372928.

Apply online on the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: 10th January 2019

Interview date: 22nd / 23rd January 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Salary: £33,222 – £43,041

Employer: South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Herefordshire

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

As part of an exciting new service development, South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust is working in partnership with the charity Dementia UK to provide an Admiral Nursing service, focused on supporting inpatients living with a dementia, their families/carers affected by dementia and the multidisciplinary teams caring for them.

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 the person with dementia and their carers / families during their acute stay and across care transitions. You will enhance this through providing specialist dementia advice and support to professional colleagues across various departments and services within the hospital.

As Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead, you will be responsible for developing and delivering this new service and providing clinical leadership and support to the Band 6 Admiral Nurse.

Employed by South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust, and being based at Warwick Hospital, you will be supported by Dementia UK to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through one-to-one intensive support from a dedicated Consultant Admiral Nurse during the first six months of the service, as well as on-going 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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ellie Ward (Head of Nursing Emergency Division) on 01926 495321 Ext 8159 / 07767 701705 or Jen Lovegrove (Dementia UK) on 07747 372928.

Apply online on the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: 10th January 2019

Interview date: 22nd / 23rd January 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Salary: £33,222 – £43,041

Employer: Wye Valley NHS Trust

Location: Herefordshire

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

As part of an exciting new service development, Wye Valley NHS Trust is working in partnership with the charity Dementia UK to provide an Admiral Nursing service, supporting families affected by dementia across the acute-community pathway.

We are looking for an exceptional, registered (adult / mental health) nurse with a passion for and experience of, providing person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care. Combining direct work with families with 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.

Each of the Admiral Nurses will be based in one of our community hospitals or the County hospital. You will focus on leading and delivering person-centred dementia care and optimising the outcomes for people with dementia and their carers within the hospital setting, and will also offer an outreach into the community to support families with complex needs at high risk of admission. The Admiral Nurses will work together with a cross-system mindset to ensure that care transitions are well managed, discharge is supportive and effective and carers feel better able to carry on in their caring role.

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 will 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.

For further information, please contact Jen Lovegrove, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK on 07747 372 928 or jen.lovegrove@dementiauk.org, and Glenda Harris on 01568 614211 or glenda.harris@wvt.nhs.uk.

Apply online on the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: 8th January 2019

Interview date: 4th February 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Salary: TBC

Employer: Morris Care

Location: Shropshire

Hours: 38 hours per week

Are you a Registered Nurse who is passionate about dementia care?

Due to exciting new developments, in partnership with Dementia UK, Morris Care is looking to recruit an Admiral Nurse with a passion for working with residents’ families living with dementia.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who work with and support families and carers of people living with dementia. Working collaboratively with other professionals, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers. They use a range of interventions to help people live positively with the condition and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships.

As the Admiral Nurse within Morris Care, you will provide and influence the clinical leadership and delivery of person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care across all six of our Homes in the Shropshire and Cheshire area. You will work with colleagues, other agencies and relatives to continue to develop and enhance the experience of carers and families affected by dementia by providing support, expert guidance and practical solutions.

Employed by Morris Care Ltd, 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 will 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.

This is an exciting opportunity for Nurses with significant experience in dementia care, looking for a new challenge and who wish to build their skills in this innovative and leading nursing model. The successful applicants will be NMC registered with clinical knowledge and experience in relation to care required in care home settings.

For further information, please contact Sue Austin, Chief Operating Officer of Morris Care, on sue.austin@morriscare.co.uk or Jen Lovegrove, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK on 07747 372 928 or jen.lovegrove@dementiauk.org.

Apply online on the Morris Care website.

Closing date: 11th January 2019

Interview date: 25th January 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Salary: £33,222 to £43,041 pa

Location: Bolton

Hours: 37.5

Contract: Permanent

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for someone who shares this passion to work as a member of the dementia/older person’s team as the Trust Admiral Nurse/Dementia Nurse Specialist. This post is being supported by Dementia UK who have offered to work with the successful post holder to provide supervision, education and training.

The successful applicant will have the enthusiasm and drive to build on the great work already undertaken on this challenging agenda to enable us to consistently improve the care we deliver to our patients. You will need ambition and tenacity and the ability to engage with diverse teams and stakeholders.

A background in older persons care is essential and experience and knowledge surrounding dementia and delirium.

We expect you to perform with passion and drive, provide clinically excellent care, and be supportive to patients, relatives, and other MDT members. As the Dementia Nurse Specialist/Admiral Nurse you will be expected to promote and lead the delivery of an excellent standard of patient centred care in a supported environment.

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Apply online on the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: 13th January 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Salary: £28,050 – £36,644 per annum (band 6 AFC)

Location: Colchester

Hours: 37.5

Contract: 2 years fixed term

Due to an exciting new partnership with Dementia UK an exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered nurses to join Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) 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, whilst supporting the best practice the staff across EPUT. Under the supervision of a Band 7 Admiral Nurse Clinical Team Lead, the Band 6 Admiral Nurses will deliver evidence based dementia care and will improve the experience of carers and families affected by dementia across North East Essex by providing support, expert guidance and practical solutions.

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.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact either Rachel Lofthouse, EPUT – rachellofthouse@nhs.net,  01206 228970 – or Maisie Ogier, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK – Maisie.Ogier@dementiauk.org, 07849 828866.

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Apply online on the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: N/A

Interview date: Thursday 16th January 2019


Professional & Practice Development Facilitator for Admiral Nursing

Salary: £41,000 – £49,000 (FTE)

Location: 1 x South West of England

Contract: 1 x Full-time/ or negotiated hours – Permanent

  • Are you looking for a new challenge and interested in helping one of the UK’s leading dementia charities drive forward exciting new developments in Admiral Nursing?
  • Are you passionate about improving the lives of families affected by dementia?
  • Would you like to be involved in supporting the development of Admiral Nursing?
  • Do you have qualities of leadership, knowledge and skills in facilitating & developing practice and a vision for advancing specialist dementia nursing

Dementia UK is looking to appoint a professional and practice development facilitator to support the development of Admiral Nursing. As a member of the Admiral Nursing Directorate, you will work with the Professional & Practice Development team to provide leadership and facilitation for a defined group of Admiral Nurses, in the South West region.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who provide vital support to families affected by dementia. They work across a variety health and social care settings to provide expert clinical and emotional support, practical advice, and therapeutic interventions to help families. There are currently 260 Admiral Nurses in the UK and the charity aims to increase this to 300 by end of 2020.

Admiral Nurses are supported by Dementia UK, to access professional and practice development on a regular basis. You will be expected to work with a defined group of Admiral Nurses to help develop practice in a systematic way and demonstrate positive outcomes for families affected by dementia.

This position will be home-based, with travel focused mostly in the South West of England and with regular trips to Dementia UK headquarters in London.

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We are looking for an energetic, skilled individual who has an excellent understanding of dementia care, facilitation skills and a proven track record in leading & facilitating projects and/or practice development. If this is you, please send a covering letter, identifying your suitability for the post and a CV to recruitment@dementiauk.org. Please indicate which post you are applying for in your covering letter.

For further information please contact Rachel Thompson, Admiral Nurse Professional & Practice Development Lead on 07789 861630 or rachel.thompson@dementiauk.org OR Caroline Scates (Deputy Lead) on 07748 805169 or caroline.scates@dementiauk.org

Closing date: Wednesday 2nd January 2019 (COP)

Interview date: Thursday 10th January 2019 in London


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