Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Admiral Nurse – Palliative and End of Life Care Nurse Specialist, Band 7

Employer: Garden House Hospice Care

Location: Letchworth

Hours: 37.5

Salary: £32,330-£42,623 per annum

Contract: Full time

Due to exciting new developments between Dementia UK and Garden House Hospice Care we have a vacancy for an Admiral Nurse. As an Admiral Nurse at Garden House Hospice Care you will enable people living with dementia with specialist palliative care needs and their families at the hospice and within North Hertfordshire, to access the best quality of life and symptom management at the end of life.

Employed by Garden House Hospice Care you will be supported by Dementia UK, you will join the wider network of Admiral Nurses and you will be supported through Practice Development, Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional Development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

Garden House Hospice Care provides free specialist palliative care for patients, families and carers facing life limiting illnesses. By joining our team you will join our vision of providing safe and effective specialist palliative care with dignity and respect to those people facing a life limiting illness from across North Hertfordshire.

For an informal discussion please contact either Jane Baumeister – jane.baumeister@ghhospicecare.org.uk, 01462 679540 – at Garden House Hospice Care, or Maisie Ogier – Maisie.Ogier@dementiauk.org, 07849 828866 – Business Development Officer at Dementia UK.

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Closing date: Thursday 4th September 2018

Interview date: TBC


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Location: Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro

Hours: 37.5

Salary: £33,222 – £43,041

Contract: Permanent

As part of an exciting new service development, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 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 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 and outcomes of carers / families affected by dementia during their acute stay and across care transitions.

This senior post will form an integral part of the Safeguarding Hub which is part of a new innovative strategy for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. Working alongside and sharing your expert knowledge of dementia and mental health with colleagues across safeguarding, mental health and social services, it is envisaged that patients and families will benefit from better outcomes, safer and improved quality of care.

Employed by the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, and being based at Truro, 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 Rachel Johnstone, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK on 07876 442923 or Frazer Underwood, Consultant Nurse and Associate Director of Nursing, RCHT, on 07909 002438.

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Closing date: Wednesday 26th September 2018, 11.59pm

Interview date: Monday 8th October 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Elmham Surgery

Location: Dereham, post holder will be expected to work across South Norfolk

Hours: 37.5

Contract: 1 year fixed term

This is an exciting opportunity for one experienced, registered nurse to play an instrumental role in developing a new service in Norfolk to meet the multiple, and often complex, needs of families affected by dementia.

The service operates across the localities of Norwich, North Norfolk and South Norfolk, with two nurses based in each locality and employed by the corresponding host organisation. We currently have a vacancy in the South Norfolk locality, for a one year fixed term position. Secondment opportunities would be considered at the discretion of the current employing organisation.

The main purpose of this role is to provide specialist dementia nursing expertise and support to those affected by dementia, with a specific focus on family carers/ supporters who experience difficulties within the localities of Central Norfolk.

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 & professional development. You will become part of a national network of Admiral Nurses, you will have the opportunity to access a post-graduate course in dementia nursing and develop professionally informed by the Admiral Nurse Competency Framework.

You will be part of a team of Admiral Nurses managed and led by an Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead.

Admiral Nursing is a challenging, demanding and often rewarding role. If you are looking for a career development opportunity and have the skills and attributes to become an Admiral Nurse please contact Emma Krzyz, Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead emma.krzyz1@nhs.net, or Charlotte Harris, Business Development Officer charlotte.harris@dementiauk.org  for an informal discussion.

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Closing date: Friday 28th September 2018

Interview date: Thursday 18th October 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Northamptonshire Adult Social Services

Location: Kettering/ working across Northamptonshire

Hours: 37.5

Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse to join the Admiral Nurse Team at Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS) on a substantive basis in the role of Admiral Nurse.

The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role is to provide specialist dementia nursing expertise and support to those affected by dementia, with a specific focus on family carers across Northamptonshire.

Through person centred holistic care the Admiral Nurse will meet the multiple, and often complex, needs of families affected by dementia. They will improve the experience of carers and families affected by dementia by providing support, expert guidance and practical solutions. Based in the Holistic Intermediate Care Team within NASS the Admiral Nurse will work with other health and care professionals across a range of services locally.

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 & professional development. You will become part of a national network of Admiral Nurses, you will have the opportunity to access a post-graduate course in dementia nursing 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 attached job description and person specification. We are also pleased to share the first evaluation report for the service with potential candidates, we hope this will give you a flavour of the role and opportunities it offers to the successful candidate.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Vicky Davies, Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead or Charlotte Harris, Business Development Officer.

Victoria.Davies@nass.uk.net 07557 800938
Charlotte.harris@demenitauk.org 07876 442534

We anticipate offering candidates who have been shortlisted an interview by the end of October.

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To apply please complete and return the application form to charlotte.harris@dementiauk.org.

Closing date: Friday 5th October 2018, 5pm


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: LOROS Hospice

Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £36,111 to £39,656 per annum

Hours: 37.5

Contract: Permanent

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 care. Hold qualifications in mentoring, teaching or training. 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.

Interested?  Please visit the LOROS website for an application pack; alternatively e-mail your contact details to Emma Gilliver, Human Resources Officer emmagilliver@loros.co.uk.

For further information, please contact Jen Lovegrove, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK on 07747 372 928 or e-mail jen.lovegrove@dementiauk.org or Nicola McCormack, Workforce Development Manager on 0116 231 8455 or e-mail nicolamccormack@loros.co.uk

Apply online via the LOROS website.

Closing date: Monday 24th September 2018

Interview date: Monday 8th October 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 7 – two posts

Employer: Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Location: 

  • Post 1 – Topsham, Woodbury, Exmouth, Budleigh
  • Post 2 – Honiton

Salary: £33,222 – £43,041

Hours: 37.5

Contract: Fixed term (3 years)

As part of an exciting new service development, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is working in partnership with the charity Dementia UK to provide two new Admiral Nursing posts, focused on supporting families affected by dementia.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who offer expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families involved in the care of a person with dementia with complex needs. Based within the relevant muti-disciplinary community team and working alongside nurses, therapists, primary care, social care and the third sector, you will also benefit from being a part of a Clinical Network of Admiral Nurses working across the East Devon area.

We are looking for two exceptional, registered (adult / mental health / learning disability) nurses with a passion for, and significant 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  bio-psychosocial interventions to improve the experience of carers / families affected by dementia.

The post holder will need to have the ability to work in a variety of settings including seeing carers and families individually, running groups and some teaching/training – balancing a clinical caseload with developing and maintaining a service.

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.

If you are interested in the Admiral Nurse posts and would like to contact more, please contact Rachel Johnstone, Dementia UK on 07876 442923 or Adam Smith, Dementia UK on 07841 496814.

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Closing date: Friday 7th September 2018

Interview date: Friday 21st September 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Chapel House DRC

Location: Neston GP Cluster

Hours: 37.5

Chapel House Dementia Resource Centre in partnership with Dementia UK are recruiting Admiral Nurses! Due to the expansion of our dementia services we are looking to recruit another Admiral Nurse to join our team. The Admiral Nurses will provide specialist dementia nursing expertise and support to individuals affected by dementia, with a specific focus on family carers and supporters who experience difficulties within their caring role.

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Closing date for both: Monday 17th September 2018


Admiral Nurse, Band 6 – two posts

Employer: Chapel House DRC

Location: Wirral

Chapel House Dementia Resource Centre in partnership with Dementia UK are recruiting Admiral Nurses! Due to the expansion of our dementia services we are looking to recruit another two Admiral Nurses to join our team. The Admiral Nurses will provide specialist dementia nursing expertise and support to individuals affected by dementia, with a specific focus on family carers and supporters who experience difficulties within their caring role.

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Closing date for both: Monday 17th September 2018


 

Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: The Orders of St John Care Trust

Location: Henley, Oxfordshire

Hours: 37.5

Contract: Permanent

This unique and exciting role is a collaboration between The Orders of St John Care Trust and Dementia UK.  Employed by OSJCT 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.

You will require clinical and therapeutic skills and will work within the Admiral Nurses’ Competency Framework, in return you will be supported by Dementia UK and have the opportunity to work in partnership with our employees to improve the lives and wellbeing of residents.

As an Admiral Nurse with OSJCT you will work as part of the Care Quality Team and will work closely with our Care Homes in Oxfordshire and Primary Care Services in Henley on Thames.

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 desirable and specialist palliative care skills and knowledge highly desirable. In return, we can offer you the support of a 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.

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To apply for this exciting role or for further information please contact Angie Williams, Senior Admiral Nurse, on 07786 626656.


 

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