Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Admiral Nurse Band 6

Employer: University Hospitals of Leicester

Location: Leicester

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary:£30,401 – £37,267

Contract: 2 years fixed term

Are you passionate about improving care for people living dementia?

University Hospitals of Leicester in partnership with Dementia UK have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated nurse to join our new Admiral Nursing Service in the Trust

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual with a passion for, and  experience of, providing person-centered and relationship-centered dementia care. The post holder will have vision and energy to provide clinical and professional leadership to support this new initiative in the Trust. You will need to combine working directly with patients and families alongside supporting   best practice in health and social care professionals.

As the Admiral Nurse  you will be responsible for delivering this new service alongside the  Band 7 admiral nurse, calling on your  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.

The successful appointee will demonstrate the ability to advance clinical practice in this field, enhancing staff knowledge and skills as well as enhancing care for patients and families.

You will possess a natural personal resilience to inspire and motivate staff and promote a positive culture to improve care for people living with dementia, improving patient experience and ensuring dignity is at the forefront of care provided.

Employed by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, and primarily based at Leicester Royal Infirmary, you will be supported by Dementia UK to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse from a dedicated Consultant Admiral Nurse during the first six months of the service. There will be 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. We appreciate this is a specialised area and together UHL and Dementia UK are committed to supporting your continual professional development and leadership capability in The Admiral Nurse role.

If are passionate about improving person centred care for people living with dementia  and can demonstrate skill and experience in leading change to develop a quality service focusing on patients and families living with dementia , then we would like to hear from you.

Apply online.

Closing date: 12th May 2019

Proposed interview date: TBC


Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead

Employer: South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Warwick hospital

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £37,570 to £43,772 pa (Pay Band 7)

Contract: Permanent

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.

Apply online via the NHS job website.

Closing date: 12th May 2019

Proposed interview date: 3rd June 2019


Admiral Nurse Band 7

Employer: Wye Valley NHS Trust

Location: Herefordshire

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £37,570 – £43,772 per annum

Contract: Permanent

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.

The Admiral Nurse will be based in the County hospital and 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 undertake line management for the Band 6 community Admiral Nurses who offer an outreach into the community and 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 / jen.lovegrove@dementiauk.org or Glenda Harris, Lead Nurse Divisional Development at glenda.harris@wvt.nhs.uk or 07929 503899.

Apply online via the NHS job website.


Admiral Nurse Band 6

Employer: Wye Valley NHS Trust

Location: Herefordshire

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: ££30,401 – £37,267 per annum

Contract: Permanent

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.

The Admiral Nurse will be Locality based, one each in Leominster and Ross on Wye and will focus on delivering person-centred dementia care and optimising the outcomes for people with dementia and their carers within the community hospital and offer an outreach into the community and 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: 07747 372928 / jen.lovegrove@dementiauk.org, or Glenda Harris, Lead Nurse Divisional Development on 07929 503899 or glenda.harris@wvt.nhs.uk.

Apply online via the NHS job website.


Admiral Nurse Band 6

Employer: Rotherham Doncaster and South Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Doncaster

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £30,401 to £37,267 pa

Contract: Fixed term – 12 months

We are offering an experienced dementia nurse the opportunity to develop your practice within a community setting and to build upon your experience of working in a specialist field.  The successful applicants will work within our established Dementia Connections service across the North Tyneside area.

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.

The position will provide specialist nursing assessment, evidenced based intervention, advice and support for family carers and supporters of people with dementia, and people with dementia during the caring career/dementia journey and following bereavement.

The successful applicants will hold a registered nursing qualification with appropriate post registration experience in mental health care and dementia. Clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is desirable. Formal knowledge acquired through clinical post graduate study of a Masters degree in a relevant area or extensive clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is also desirable.

You will be supported by Dementia UK through regular Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional and Practice Development to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

Apply via the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: 30th April 2019

Interview date: 10th May 2019


Admiral Nurse Band 6

Location: North Tyneside

Hours: 18 hours

Salary: TBC

Contract: Permanent

We are offering an experienced dementia nurse the opportunity to develop your practice within a community setting and to build upon your experience of working in a specialist field.  The successful applicants will work within our established Dementia Connections service across the North Tyneside area.

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.

The position will provide specialist nursing assessment, evidenced based intervention, advice and support for family carers and supporters of people with dementia, and people with dementia during the caring career/dementia journey and following bereavement.

The successful applicants will hold a registered nursing qualification with appropriate post registration experience in mental health care and dementia. Clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is desirable. Formal knowledge acquired through clinical post graduate study of a Masters degree in a relevant area or extensive clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is also desirable.

You will be supported by Dementia UK through regular Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional and Practice Development to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

Further information and an application pack can be obtained from HR@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk.

Closing date: 10th May 2019

Interview date: TBC


Clinical Supervisor to facilitate Admiral Nurse Peer Group clinical supervision

Salary: hourly rate of £75 plus remuneration for travel time and expenses

Location: TBC, Leicester

Hours of work: 2 hours per month

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.

Download the job description.

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.

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

Closing date: 23rd April 2019
Interviews: On line or face to face interviews will be arranged individually for 29th May 2019


Admiral Nurse (Advanced Dementia Support Team- The End of Life Partnership in collaboration with Dementia UK)

Employer: Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit

Location: Winterley, Sandbach

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £33,222 – £43,041 pa pr

Contract: Permanent. Job share/Part Time considered

Using a facilitation model, you will provide specialist advice and knowledge to enable best practice for the care of/management of people with a diagnosis of advanced dementia and those close to them. You will work within the Advanced Dementia Support Team across three CCG localities; East Cheshire, South Cheshire and Vale Royal, engaging with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders across health, social, private and voluntary care sectors.

The aim of the team is to identify best practice and perceived barriers to achieving competent and compassionate care for people with advanced dementia and those close to them.

For further details / informal visits contact Ceri Garratt, Dementia UK on 07585 515653 or ceri.garratt@dementiauk.org

To apply or find out more visit the NHS Jobs website

Closing date: 23rd April 2019

Interview date: 8th May 2019


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