Admiral Nurse

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 23 January 2022

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual who has experience of providing specialist dementia care to join our Admiral Nurse team at Hampshire Hospital Foundation Trust.

Acute Care Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who work within the acute care setting working with and supporting families and carers of people with dementia

Main duties of the job

As part of an exciting new service development, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is working in partnership with the charity Dementia UK to provide a new Admiral Nursing service covering our three hospital sites.Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who offer expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families involved in the care of a person living with dementia with complex needs.

You will work alongside multidisciplinary teams, adult services and third sector providers. You will benefit from being part of our wider inter-trust mental health team.

We are looking for an exceptionally skilled, Registered Nurse (adult/mental health/learning disability) with a passion for, and demonstrable track record of, providing person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care with a strong sense of advocacy and equalities for this client group. 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 and quality of life of families affected by dementia.

About us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) provides hospital services to around 570,000 people living in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire, and specialist services to patients from all over the country. We deliver a full range of district hospital services in a variety of locations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Dementia Experiencce


  • Experience of working in Dementia Care


  • Experience of with Dementia Care wihtin an acute setting

Indepth Knowledge of Dementia


  • Experience of Dementia Qualification

leadership skills


  • demonstarte good leadership skills


  • leadership qualification

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

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Aldermaston Road


RG24 9NA

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Rachel Hayden


Date posted

29 December 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations


Aldermaston Road


RG24 9NA

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