Admiral Nurse job vacancies

Admiral Nurse – Band 7

Employer: North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Brooker Centre Halton Hospital

Band: 7

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm excluding Bank Holidays

Closing date: 31/05/18

Interview date: 11/06/18

NWBH are working in partnership with Dementia UK to offer specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for families living with dementia through Admiral Nurses. Admiral Nurses work collaboratively with families, helping them cope with the fear, uncertainty and difficult everyday reality of dementia.

Admiral Nurses are at the forefront of dementia care and all have significant clinical experience of working with people diagnosed with dementia before taking up the role. They were named by the family of Joseph Levy CBE BEM, who founded the charity. Joseph had vascular dementia and was known affectionately as ‘Admiral Joe’ because of his keen love of sailing.

This vacancy is open to NWBH employees only and the closing date for applications is 31 May 2018.

For an informal discussion or for more information contact Tracey Fletcher Head of Service Halton Urgent Care and Living Life Well 01928 753892.

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Admiral Nurse – Acute, Band 7

Employer: Weston Area Health NHS Trust

Location: Weston General Hospital

Salary: Indicative Band 7

Band: 7

Contract: Fixed Term for 2 Years

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Monday 28th May

Interview date: Monday 4th June

As part of an exciting new service development, Weston General Hospital is working in partnership with the charity Dementia UK to provide an Admiral Nursing service, focused on supporting 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-centred and relationship-centred 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 carers / families affected by dementia during their acute stay and across care transitions.

Employed by Weston Area Health NHS Trust, and being based at Weston General 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 information, please contact Adam Smith (Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK) on 07841 496814 or Suzanne Luxton, Matron at Weston General Hospital on 01934 636363 ask for bleep 072

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Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Colten Care

Location: Winchester and Lymington

Salary: Circa £50,000 p/a plus bonus

Band: 7

Contract: Full-time

Hours: 40 hours per week

Closing date: Friday 25th May

Interview date: TBC

Colten Care, in partnership with Dementia UK, is looking to recruit two Admiral Nurses with a passion for working with families affected by dementia.  This is an exciting opportunity for nurses looking for a new challenge and who wish to take on a high profile role promoting best practice in relationship-centred dementia care throughout the company.

As an Admiral Nurse, you will use a range of clinical and therapeutic interventions to care for residents and their families within our homes, alongside supporting best practice, delivering education sessions, leading and motivating others and contributing to the strategic direction of outstanding dementia care.

The two new posts will be based at Colten Care’s Outstanding Dementia Community in Lymington and the Dementia Community in Winchester.  A key part of the role will be developing effective partnerships within the wider community and reaching out to families through drop-in events and clinics.

You will need to be a registered nurse with significant experience in dementia care and someone who can instil a passion in others for practicing in a person- and relationship-centred way.  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, including the opportunity to undertake a specialist Admiral Nursing Master’s level module.

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Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Dementia Care

Location: Newcastle

Salary:  £28,050 – £36,644

Band: 6

Contract: full-time or part-time considered

Hours: 37

Closing date: 15th June 2018

Interview date: 4th July 2018

The role will work with and support families and carers of people with dementia. Working collaboratively with other professionals, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers.  Using a range of interventions to help people live positively and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships.

If you have a registered nursing qualification and post registration qualification in dementia/older peoples care, with significant post registration experience in the care of people with dementia/older people and evidence of recent and ongoing experience, please contact us.

The post will continue to be supported by Dementia UK through Practice Development, Clinical Supervisions and Continuing Professional Development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

The post will be based in Newcastle City Centre at Dementia Care’s Advice Centre, with regular trips to Dementia care HQ. The Advice Centre is an exciting innovation for Newcastle in general, but specifically for Dementia Care, as it will be the single referral point from Memory Clinics and the NHS for all those with a diagnosis of dementia.

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Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Salary: £31,696 to £41,787 pa

Band: 7 (2 positions)

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years)

Hours: 37.5

Closing date: 31st May

Interview date: TBC

As part of an exciting new service development, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation 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 two exceptional, registered (adult / mental health) nurses with a passion for, and significant experience of, providing person-centred and relationship-centred 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 evidence-based bio-psychosocial interventions to improve the experience of carers / families affected by dementia.

One Admiral Nurse (Band 7) will outreach into the community to support families in Swindon with complex needs at high risk of admission/readmission and one Admiral Nurse (Band 7) will focus on leading and delivering person-centred dementia care and optimising the outcomes for people with dementia and their carers admitted to Great Western Hospital. Both Admiral Nurses will work together and have the opportunity to work in an integrated way across the care pathway to ensure that transitions of care are well managed, discharge is supportive and effective and carers/families feel better able to carry on in their caring role.

Both posts will be employed by the Trust and based within based within the Department of Medicine for the Elderly (DOME) at Great Western Hospital. The Admiral Nurse (Community Outreach) will spend the majority of time working in the community in Swindon but there will be opportunities for both Admiral Nurses to gain experience of working both within the community and Great Western Hospital.

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.

For further information, please contact Consultant Admiral Nurse Adam Smith, Dementia UK, on 07841 496814 or Claire Watts, Matron, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 01793 607333.

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Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: LOROS Hospice

Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £31,696 to £41,787 depending on experience

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 30 hours per week

Are you a specialist dementia nurse? Do you have expertise in palliative & end of life care? If so we would like to hear from you.

Due to exciting new developments in partnership with Dementia UK we have a vacancy for an Admiral Nurse to lead on education and training provision of specialist dementia nursing expertise and assist with service design/development to support patients with dementia.

This role will provide education and training for end of life/specialist palliative care to patients and families living with a diagnosis of Dementia and a primary diagnosis of cancer or other terminal illness, as well as delivering education, training and support to a range of health and social care professionals.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who work with and support families and carers of people 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.

Based at LOROS Hospice, 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.

You should be a registered nurse, with significant experience in a palliative care and dementia setting. Hold qualifications in teaching or training and in dementia/older people’s care. You will have the compassion, focus and desire to become a real ambassador for end of life dementia care, supporting families at every step of the way.

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Closing date: 18th May 2018

Interview date: 5th June 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: The Orders of St John Care Trust

Location: Lincolnshire

Salary: Up to £36,000

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

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

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Closing date: 3rd June 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: London Borough of Sutton

Location: Sutton

Salary: £31,998 – £39,147 (£41,025 unconsolidated maximum through performance related progression)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours

The London Borough of Sutton ‘has shown just what can be achieved when everybody in the system works together to support joined up care’ CQC (2017)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two experienced Dementia Nurses to join the well-established team within Sutton Social Services as specialist Admiral Nurses.

The Sutton Admiral Nurse Service works collaboratively with other professionals to deliver person-centred and relationship centred care to families and carers of people with dementia across Sutton.  They 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 Sutton and will work in partnership with community and inpatient services across Sutton, 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.

About you:

We are looking for a passionate registered nurse with post registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers. 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.

We can offer:

 A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days
  • Fuel allowance
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounts in local shops
  • Season ticket loan
  • Parking allocation

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For information about the role contact John-Paul Burn Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead Tel: 0208 770 4638

For information about Dementia UK contact Claire Ferris Claire.ferris@dementiauk.org

The closing date for this role is Sunday 27th of May 2018.


Admiral Nurse, Welwyn Garden City

Employer: Isabel Hospice

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Herts

Salary: £31,696 to £41,787 depending on experience

Contract: Permanent

Employed by Isabel Hospice you will be supported by Dementia UK through Practice Development, Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional Development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care. As an Admiral Nurse at Isabel Hospice you will work as part of the core care team at Isabel Hospice and the “Hospice at Home” team and will work closely with Community Specialist Palliative Care Teams, community nursing service, and support therapy teams to identify the palliative care needs of people with dementia on their caseload.

You should be a registered (adult/mental health) nurse, with significant experience at Band 6 or above in dementia care, a degree in a relevant subject is essential and specialist palliative care skills and knowledge highly desirable. In return, we can offer you the support of a full multi-professional team, access to further education, clinical supervision, a range of staff support services and the opportunity to be involved in developing new initiatives.

For an informal discussion please contact either Jane Slater, HR advisor at Isabel Hospice, or Maisie Ogier, Business Development Office at Dementia UK.

Jane.slater@isabelhospice.org.uk  –  01707 382584

Maisie.Ogier@dementiauk.org  – 07849 828866

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Closing date: 20th May           

Interview date:  4th June


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Garden House Hospice Care

Location: Letchworth

Salary: £31,696-£41,787

Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, registered nurse to play an instrumental role in developing a new service as part of Garden House Hospice Care to meet the multiple, and often complex, needs of families affected by dementia.

Employed by Garden House Hospice Care this new 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’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.

This post is supported and part-funded by Garden House Hospice Care and Dementia UK.

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The closing date for this role is Thursday 17th of May 2018.

 


 

 

 

Clinical Supervisor to facilitate Admiral Nurse Peer Group clinical supervision

We are inviting expressions of interest from suitably experienced and qualified clinical supervisors to facilitate peer group, clinical supervision for Admiral Nurses, specialists in dementia care.
Peer group clinical supervision group is held monthly for 2-hours, with a maximum of 10 Admiral Nurses in each group.

Positions are currently available in the following sites/regions to commence in TBC

Name of region(s)

Hereford
• Venue: National College for the Blind, Venns Lane, Hereford, HR1 1DT
• Date: First Wednesday of the month. Commencing Aug/Sept 2018

You are invited to apply by sending your CV and a supporting letter for the post of clinical supervisor, outlining how you meet the identified requirements to: recruitment@dementiauk.org

We offer an hourly rate of £75 plus remuneration for travel time and expenses.

Two references supporting your application will be required. Please include their names and contact details.

Closing date for expressions of interest: 8th June 2018
On line or face to face interviews will be arranged individually for 28th June 2018

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For further information please contact Gayle Madden; Professional and Practice Development Facilitator on;
Gayle.madden@dementiauk.org OR 07881386233


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