Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Admiral Nurse Band 6

Employer: Carers in Hertfordshire

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: Band 6

Contract: Substantive

Hours: 37 hours per week

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  or Maisie Ogier: 07849 828866

View the job description and apply online via the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: 8th December 2019

Interview date: 17th December 2019


Learning Disabilities Admiral Nurse

Employer: MacIntyre

Location: Based in Milton Keynes – but is a national role so requires national travel

Salary: Band 7 Agenda for Change

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

Download the recruitment pack.

Apply online.

Closing date: 1st December 2019

Interview date: 11th December 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7 (G10)

Employer: Harrow Council

Location: London Borough of Harrow

Salary: £37,464 – £41,292 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week

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.

View the job description and apply online via the Harrow Council website.

Closing date: 1st December 2019

Interview date: 16th December 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 6 (G9)

Employer: Harrow Council

Location: London Borough of Harrow

Salary: £33,681-£36,350per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week

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.

View the job description and apply online via the Harrow Council website.

Closing date: 1st December 2019

Interview date: 16th December 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 6

Employer: Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Little Bromwich Centre, Birmingham and Solihull

Salary: £30,401 – £37,267 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Registered Nurse with the Birmingham and Solihull Admiral Service. This post is in the city-wide Admiral Nurse Service, which is part of the Mental Health Services for Older People division.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families involved in the care of a person with dementia with complex needs. They use a relation-centred approach and provide a range of supportive therapeutic interventions. They are supported by a charity called Dementia UK who provides ongoing training, support and supervision to Admiral Nurses.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with older adults and in dementia care. They will need to have excellent communication skills, be able to work in a self-motivated way and be flexible in their approach.

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. They will need to be passionate about Dementia care and be prepared to work both individually and as part of a team that is striving for Excellency.

The post-holder will also be expected to carry out duties commensurate with a Band 6 Nurse including duty working and screening referrals.

The role involves travelling to see carers of families living with dementia in their own homes, doing teaching and running groups so the successful applicant must be able to travel.

Admiral Nursing is a challenging, demanding and often rewarding role.

For further details / informal visits contact: Jackie Gale, Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead/Team leader on 0121 301 5830 or Jen Lovegrove from Dementia UK on 07747 372928.

View the job description and apply online via the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Interview date: 21st November 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Employer: Charnwood GP Network

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire

Salary: £37,570 – £43,772

Contract: 18 months fixed

Hours: 37 Hours per week

As part of an exciting new service development, Charnwood GP Network and Dementia UK are working in partnership to bring an Admiral Nursing service to Charnwood & Beacon Primary Care Networks, with the aim of supporting families affected by dementia with complex needs.

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

You will work across the area covered by the nine GP practices which form Watermead & Beacon Primary Care Networks and be an integral part of the MDT providing proactive, wrap-around care alongside partner organisations. As this role will help to shape the post-diagnostic dementia pathway, we are also looking for someone skilled in service development and evaluation.

The contract will initially be offered on an 18 month, fixed term basis. Secondment opportunities would be considered at the discretion of the current employing organisation.

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 and professional development. You will become part of a national network of Admiral Nurses 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 job description. 

Apply online on the NHS Jobs website. 

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Jen Lovegrove, Business Development, Dementia UK on 07747 372928.

Closing date: 7th November 2019

Interview date: 19th November 2019


Admiral Nurse

Location: Linden House, Lymington

Employer: Colten Care

Salary: circa £50,000

Contract: Full time, substantive

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.

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Closing date: TBC

Interview date: TBC


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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