Admiral Nurse (Dementia Nurse)

Havant and Waterlooville Primary Care Network


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Job summary

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who work with and support people with dementia and their families who have complex needs.  You will lead Havant and Waterlooville’s Dementia Health & Wellbeing Team (a small established team of dementia-specialist Health & Wellbeing Coaches, who will underpin the work of the Admiral Nurse) across the six GP practices within the PCN and will also influence and lead on the delivery of work streams to improve the experience of care for people living with dementia, and their families.

Main duties of the job

You will be employed by the Bosmere Medical Practice on behalf of Havant and Waterlooville PCN, working under the management of the Clinical Director for the PCN and will receive ongoing support from Dementia UK to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse within dementia care. You will also 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. Havant and Waterlooville

About us

In collaboration with Dementia UK, Havant and Waterlooville Primary Care Network (PCN) is looking to recruit a registered nurse (RGN, RNM, RNMH, RNLD) with a passion for, and experience of, providing relationship-centred dementia care to join the PCN as an Admiral Nurse.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who 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, alongside supporting best practice and providing role modelling across the PCN.

Person Specification



  • The successful applicantwill be an NMC-registered nurse,withsignificantpost-registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia andsupportingtheir carers & supporters, along with formal knowledge ofdementia acquired through clinical post-graduate training & education.


  • To find out more about the role of an Admiral Nurse, candidates are encouraged contact us (see below) for an informal chat and to click the link to take a look at Dementia UKs free online: Pre Admiral Nurse eLearning course.

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Havant and Waterlooville Primary Care Network


Bosmere Medical Centre

Solent Road




Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Rosie Lewis


Date posted

13 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 7




Fixed term


12 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number


Job locations

Bosmere Medical Centre

Solent Road




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