Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Admiral Nurse

Location: North West

Employer: Belong

Salary: £39,475 pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 39 hours per week

In partnership with Dementia UK, we are looking to appoint an Admiral Nurse to our successful and highly valued Admiral Nurse Service.  This is part of Belong’s strategy to ensure excellence in dementia care and nursing practice by establishing a holistic pathway of services supporting people with dementia and their carers through the dementia journey.

Belong provides specialised support and enablement for older people, particularly those living with dementia, through our pioneering village community model.   At Belong we are passionate about the idea of supporting older people to remain part of the community in which they feel a sense of belonging and purpose and we are looking for an individual who share our values.

For further information contact Stacey McCann, Chief Operational Officer at Belong, on 07973799230 or Ceri Garratt, Business Development at Dementia UK, on 07585515653.

Apply online via the Belong website.

Closing date: Saturday 7th September


Admiral Nurse Dementia and Delirium Lead, Band 7

Location: Southport

Employer: Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Salary: from £37,570 to £43,772 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Apply online via the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st August

Interview date: Saturday 29th August


Admiral Nurse – Band 6 (three vacancies)

Location: Hertfordshire

Employer: Carers in Hertfordshire

Contract: Substantive

Hours: 37.5 per week

We are seeking to recruit 3 exceptional individuals 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 (07917 186841) or Maisie Ogier, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK (07849 828866) for an informal discussion about this role.

Download the job description and the FAQ document.

Apply online via the NHS jobs website.


Interview date: Wednesday 18th September


Admiral Nurse – Band 6

Location: Lincolnshire, countywide – location to be confirmed

Employer: St Barnabas Hospice

Contract: Fixed term contract until June 2021

Hours: 37.5 per week

Specialist Dementia Nurse Opportunities

June 2019 saw the launch of a countywide Admiral Nurse Service in Lincolnshire. The new service is creating exciting job opportunities for nurses who would like further professional development in dementia care and to work with neighbourhood teams, in the community and hospices.

We are looking to recruit to 1 more full time Admiral Nurses to work as part of this county wide service.  Secondment opportunities will be considered; however line manager approval is needed to support this.

The Lincolnshire Admiral Nurse Service is hosted by St Barnabas Hospice and will provide specialist dementia support for families when times are difficult and challenging by providing expert guidance and practical solutions. The service is a two year pilot that is being jointly commissioned by Lincolnshire County Council, Dementia UK and St Barnabas.  The partnership will work together with key stakeholders to develop the service and support its implementation across the county. The post holder will support the development of expert and evidence-based nursing care and support for people with dementia and families in Lincolnshire. Dementia UK will support you to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through monthly clinical supervision and ongoing practice & professional development.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Admiral Nurse Lead- Tom Rose (tom.rose@stbarnabashospice.co.uk / 07826921324), or Charlotte Harris, Business Development Officer (Charlotte.Harris@dementiauk.org / 07876 442534)

Apply online via the NHS jobs website.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th August

Interview date: Monday 9th September


Admiral Nurse – Band 7

Location: Sidmouth Hospital (working across the Sid Valley community)

Employer: Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Salary: £37,570 – £43,772

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week

The Sid Valley Admiral Nurse has been supporting families living with the complexities of dementia since March 2017.  We are now looking for an exceptional  new 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).

Download the job description.

Find out more and apply online via the NHS jobs website.

Monday 19th August

Interview date: Friday 30th August


Consultant Admiral Nurse – Specialist Advisor (Band 8b)

Location: Homebased with some national travel required

Employer: Dementia UK

Salary: £52,306- £60,983 (Dependent on experience)

Contract: Fixed term for two years

Hours: 37.5 per week

This is a national specialist Consultant Admiral Nurse post for Lewy Body Dementia. The role will be supported by and work alongside Dementia UK and the Lewy Body Society to raise awareness of Lewy Body Dementia, driving policy and developing specialist care for families affected by Lewy Body Dementia. The successful applicant will be an ambassador for Dementia UK and the Lewy Body Society, seeking out opportunities to raise awareness of Lewy Body Dementia and Admiral Nursing. The Consultant Admiral Nurse will also promote and encourage sign up to Join Dementia Research and UK Dementia research programmes.

The Consultant Admiral Nurse will provide strategic, professional, clinical leadership and consultancy in nursing practice. The post holder will be expected to contribute to and influence training and education programs to increase awareness and promote best practice in Lewy Body Dementia care.

For more information about this post please contact Paul Edwards, Director of Clinical Services, Dementia UK: paul.edwards@dementiauk.org.

To apply for the role of Consultant Admiral Nurse- Specialist Advisor (Lewy Body Dementia) please send your most up to date CV and a covering letter describing your knowledge, skills and experiences and why you have applied for the role, to recruitment@dementiauk.org.

Download the job description.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd August, 5pm

Interview date: Monday 9th September


 

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