Admiral Nurse (Dementia Specialist Nurse)
Quay Health Solutions CIC
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Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference?
North Southwark Primary Care Network (PCN) in collaboration with Dementia UK have an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse with a passion for providing relationship-centred dementia care to develop an Admiral Nursing service and to join our expanding nursing team.
Under the supervision of a Band 7 Admiral Nurse, you will work with and support people with dementia and their families who have complex needs. As an Admiral Nurse you will provide specialist one-to-one support, guidance, and practical solutions for families, and support rollout of best practice by being a role model.
You will be an integral part of our primary care multi-disciplinary team (MDT) and join a growing and mutually supportive team in a forward thinking and stimulating environment. This role will evolve and develop over time and is fundamental to the delivery of high quality dementia services.
Main duties of the job
You will be employed by Quay Health Solutions and based in Spa Medical Centre in Bermondsey, London and your role will include community working across the whole of Southwark. You will work under the direct management of the Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead, and will receive ongoing support from Dementia UK to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse within dementia care. You will become part of the wider network of Admiral Nurses and will have the opportunity to access relevant post graduate courses and develop professionally, as informed by the Admiral Nurse Competency Framework.
The successful applicant will be an NMC registered nurse, with significant post-registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and supporting their carers/supporters in different settings, including the primary care setting, along with formal knowledge of dementia acquired through clinical post-graduate training/education.
To find out more about the role of an Admiral Nurse, candidates are encouraged to complete Dementia UKs free online: Pre Admiral Nurse eLearning course. This could be in advance of the interviews or upon an offer of employment being made.
Quay Health Solutions (QHS) is the GP Federation for North Southwark and has 14 member practices covering a population of about 200,000 patients. QHS is the designated lead practice that holds contracts and employs staff on behalf of the North Southwark Primary Care Network (PCN) that is made up of the same member practices.
QHS holds contracts to deliver a range of primary care services, as well as being the employer for all PCN staff.
GP Care Home Practice providing an enhanced primary care service in line with PCN contract requirements to 500 older people living in nursing and residential care homes across Southwark.
Population Health Management services delivered through our member practices to improve prevention and early intervention for cardiovascular disease and coordinated care for people with frailty, dementia and complex needs.
You will join a team of highly motivated clinicians and managers that have a track record of improving care for our population.
If you would like to discuss further please contact:
Rebecca Dallmeyer, Quay Health Solutions -Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela Moore, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK email@example.com
Claire Ferris, Development Lead, Dementia UK firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will commence the week of the 3rd of October.
Please see attached the job description and person specification for the Admiral Nurse (Dementia Specialist Nurse) role.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).