Admiral Nurse job vacancies


Consultant Admiral Nurse, Band 8a

Location: Gloucester

Employer: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Salary: £44,606 to £50,819 pa

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract:Permanent

As part of an exciting new service development, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dementia UK are working in partnership to recruit a Consultant Admiral Nurse who will strategically and clinically lead on the delivery of relationship-centred dementia care in order to optimise the outcomes of families affected by dementia.

We are looking for an exceptional, registered nurse leader (adult / mental health / learning disabilities) with a passion for and significant experience of, providing relationship-centred dementia care.  Engaging with the executive board, your work will span the delivery of expert clinical practice, professional leadership and consultancy, education, training and research whilst establishing a service which will optimise the pathway and experience for families from admission through to discharge and across transfers of care.

As a transformational leader, you will inspire and motivate staff to deliver on a new dementia strategy and you will role model excellent dementia care through a small caseload of the most complex families affected by dementia.  There will also be the opportunity to take up an honorary contract with the Association of Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester, which will enable you to bridge the theory to practice spheres, as a clinical academic.

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 and person specification.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Emily Oliver, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK on 07849 934657 (or Rachel Johnstone, Dementia UK, on 07876 442923), Steve Hams, Director of Quality and Chief Nurse on 07810 622691 or Carole Webster, Deputy Chief Nurse on 07990 756490.

Download the job description.

Apply online.

Closing date: 18th July 2019

Proposed interview date: TBC


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Location: West Devon Primary Care Network – based at Abbey Surgery, Tavistock

Employer: Livewell Southwest

Salary: £37,570 – £43,772 pa

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: 1 year fixed term

As part of an exciting new service development, Livewell Southwest CiC and Dementia UK are working in partnership to bring an Admiral Nursing service to the West Devon Primary Care Network, 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 three GP practices which form the West Devon Primary Care Network 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 a one-year, 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 and person specification.  You can also download an FAQ document and read an Interview with an Admiral Nurse.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Emily Oliver, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK on 07849 934657 or Louise Higgins, Deputy Locality Manager on 077177 33497.

Please note that you are warmly invited to attend a Recruitment Drop-In event on 20th June to find out more about the role.

Apply online.

Closing date: 7th July 2019

Proposed interview date: 22nd July 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 6 (3 positions)

Location: Hertfordshire

Employer: Carers in Hertfordshire

Salary: Band 6

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Substantive

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 Person Specification.

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

Closing date: 5th July 2019

Proposed interview date: 16th July 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 7

Location: St Asaph, North Wales

Employer: St Kentigern Hospice

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

This Admiral Nurse is a new post that has been developed in partnership with Dementia UK, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Trust and St Kentigern Hospice.

The successful candidate will join the innovative and pioneering nurse led model of hospice care focussing on family support for families affected by Dementia and other long term conditions.

You will be based St Kentigern Hospices our new building with its first class facilities including community cafe.

You will join the wonderful family of St Kenitgern Hospice who are ever striving to adapt and meet the needs of the extraordinary community that they serve.

NHS Pensions honoured.

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

Closing date: 28th June 2019

Proposed interview date: 22nd July 2019


Admiral Nurse, Band 6 – multiple vacancies

Employer: St Barnabas Hospice

Location: Lincolnshire

Hours: Full and part time hours available

In June 2019 a countywide Admiral Nurse Service is being launched 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 2 more Admiral Nurses to work as part of this county wide service. Full and part time hours are available.

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.

The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role is to deliver person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care within the community and operational areas of St Barnabas Hospice to improve the experience of carers/families affected by dementia.

Further information regarding the main duties and responsibilities of the Admiral Nurse role can be found in the job description and person specification. You can also download an FAQ document about these new roles and an information guide to the Employment benefits offered by St Barnabas Hospice– this includes the ability to transfer existing NHS pensions.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Nurse Consultant Kerry Bareham, Kerry.bareham@stbarnabashospice.co.uk / tel 07484024895 or Charlotte Harris, Business Development Officer, Charlotte.Harris@dementiauk.org / tel: 07876 442534.

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

Closing date: 16th June 2019

Proposed interview date: 28th June 2019


Admiral Nurse

Employer: The Orders of St John care trust

Location: Lincoln

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

This exciting post is collaboration between OSJCT and Dementia UK and is part of OSJCT’s strategy to ensure excellence in care and nursing practice.

As a key member of the Care Quality Team, you will use your skills, knowledge and experience to facilitate improvements in both quality of care and quality of life within the context of relationship centred care, particularly for those residents living with a dementia. You will also be working closely with formal carers and relatives to provide support and advice, including facilitating carer support groups in individual Care Homes.

Although your base will be in Lincolnshire, this post will involve travelling across OSJCT, with the possibility of some overnight stays.

You will be highly motivated, with current clinical therapeutic skills and able to work within the national Admiral Nurses’ Competency Framework as defined by Dementia UK and the Royal College of Nursing.

In return, you will be supported by both organisations and have the opportunity to work in partnership to improve the lives and well being of our residents.

To apply and view the full job description please visit The Orders of St John care trust website

Closing date:  TBC

Proposed interview date: TBC


 

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