We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual with a passion for, and experience of, providing person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care, to join our Admiral Nurse Service to provide specialist dementia support to families across Hertfordshire.
In 2017 a countywide Admiral Nurse Service was launched in Hertfordshire, hosted by Carers in Hertfordshire. This service provides specialist dementia support for families and carers across the county when times are difficult and challenging by providing expert guidance and practical solutions. Due to the continued success of the service and additional funding from Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, the service is expanding.
The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role within the Carers in Hertfordshire team 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. Under the supervision of a Band 7 Admiral Nurse Clinical Team Lead and alongside a team of nurses you will deliver evidence based dementia care and support improvements in the experience for families affected by dementia.
As these posts are 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. 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.
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.
If you consider that you have the skills and abilities to join the team in this exciting role please contact Lesley Potter, Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead or Maisie Ogier, Business Development Officer (Dementia UK) for an informal discussion about this role. Lesley Potter: 07917 186841 ; Maisie Ogier: 07849 828866
Location: Home based. Geographical area to be identified and agreed with Senior Consultant Admiral Nurses
Reporting to: Locality Senior Consultant Admiral Nurse
Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum
Contract: Full time, substantive contract
Hours: Full time roles are based on a 5 day week of 37 hours including a daily lunch break of one hour
The post holder will clinically support new Admiral Nurse Teams for their first 6 – 9 months in post by providing expert professional advice, guidance and support. With support from the Senior Consultant Admiral Nurse (SCAN), the CAN will work in collaboration with the Business Development, Service Evaluation and Professional & Practice Development Teams to ensure that Admiral Nurses receive ongoing support with their professional development, meet the requirements of the AN Competency Framework and have ongoing support with their host organisation.
The Consultant Admiral Nurse will maintain their clinical competence by an active involvement in clinical practice, which could include, having a small clinical caseload or by providing specialised dementia advice and interventions.
The post holder will have responsibility in the four main areas:
Professional Leadership & Consultancy – analyse, synthesise and evaluate practice: – provide specialist expert nursing advice and consultation at local and national levels on the identification, implementation and evaluation of evidence based interventions with families living with the effects of
Expert Practice – demonstrate advanced clinical skills, expert nursing practice, knowledge, training and experience in relation to dementia care. Ability to identify risks and benefits of new developments in this area of practice and to provide clinical supervision to
Service, Practice and Policy Development – the post holder will translate the charity’s strategic vision and plans into practice in order to support new Admiral Nurse Teams throughout the The role will focus on developing the standards, nursing care, practice and services delivered to families living with dementia throughout designated areas of the UK.
Education, Training, Research and Development – identify the education and training needs of various disciplines of staff, including those from other partner agencies, who provide care and treatment to people affected by dementia. Work with relevant agencies, to influence, develop and deliver appropriate teaching, learning and education. Work with relevant stakeholders to influence the research agenda at local and national levels and to actively participate in relevant research activity in the clinical
Location: Sidmouth Hospital (working across the Sid Valley community)
Employer: Royal Exeter and Devon NHS Trust
Salary:£37,570 – £43,772 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours
The Sid Valley Admiral Nurse has been supporting families living with the complexities of dementia since March 2017. We are now looking for an exceptionalnew nurse to continue delivering this service, hosted by the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and delivered in partnership with the charity Dementia UK.
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 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 a registered (adult / mental health / learning disability) nurse 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 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 Emily Oliver, Dementia UK (07849 834657) Rachel Johnstone, Dementia UK (07876 442923) or Shiobhan Pickering, RD&E 01297 300450 .
Salary: £30,784 – £36,597 pro rata, per annum (depending on experience) plus company car
Hours: 37.5 hours
In partnership with Dementia UK, The Royal British Legion are looking to add to their team of successful and highly-valued Admiral Nurse Service and are now looking to appoint an Admiral Nurse in Hampshire.
You will work with and support families and carers of people with dementia, by using a range of interventions to help people live positively with the condition and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships. Working collaboratively with other professionals, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers.
They are looking for someone who has the compassion, focus and desire to become real ambassadors for dementia care. Based at home, you will provide a peripatetic service, visiting people in their homes and community settings. The successful candidate will support the Lead Admiral Nurse in providing this service. You will be a RMN or RGN (with an accredited dementia qualification) and have had a minimum 2 years post qualification experience in dementia care and experience of working with carers of people with dementia and their families.
Your professional development will be additionally supported by Dementia UK’s comprehensive practice development framework which includes monthly facilitated peer group supervision and practice development session.
These are exciting opportunities for focused individuals to assist in developing and providing this new service. In return you’ll be offered a competitive salary, company car, employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers and on-going professional development.
Part time hours for this post would be considered.
If you have any questions or would like any more information, please contact Sharon Court: 07918563766.
Due to Colten Care’s exciting partnership with Dementia UK, we are looking to recruit an additional Admiral Nurse to our existing team. The team is made up of three Admiral Nurses, one of which is a Consultant Admiral Nurse.
We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual who shares our passion for delivering great dementia care and delivering on our dementia promise; ‘Supporting you to overcome the challenges associated with dementia.’
The primary focus of the role is to deliver specialist dementia nursing expertise to our residents and their families throughout Colten Care. The Admiral Nurse team provides leadership, education, consultancy, expert practice and family support to ensure our residents live well with dementia.
This post is based in our ‘outstanding’ dedicated dementia community in Lymington with a peripatetic reach to our elder-frail communities in the surrounding area. As part of our community offer you will also play a key role in the local community sharing your expertise.
This is a high-profile senior role with the potential to make a real difference. The post includes practical, clinical care of residents within our homes alongside providing families with psycho-social assessment and interventions to support them in their journey as family carers. There is a wider remit of consultation, education and evaluation, acting as the ‘expert resource’ for dementia at Colten Care.
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.