Senior Admiral Nurse - G10

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Ref
21013
Vacancy type
Harrow Council
Location
Harrow
Salary
£37,464 - £41,292
Contract type
Permanent
Full/Part-time
Full-time
Hours
36
Start date
ASAP
Closing date
11/02/2020
Description

Senior Admiral Nurse and Dementia Services

Would you like to join us to change the way we deliver frontline services for families affected by dementia? Adopting and pioneering early intervention and Restorative Practice approaches, Dementia Care is changing in Harrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Dementia Nurses to join the well-established teams within Harrow Adult Social Care and Harrow Carers as specialist Admiral Nurses in a Permanent basis.

The Admiral Nurse Service will work collaboratively with other professionals and the voluntary sector partners and Dementia UK, through a service collaboration agreement to deliver person-centred support to families and carers of people with dementia across Harrow.  They will deliver evidence based dementia care and a range of therapeutic interventions to help people live positively, develop skills, improve communication and maintain relationships.

You will be employed by the London Borough of Harrow and will work in partnership with Harrow Carers and community and inpatient services across Harrow, focussing particularly on supporting colleagues in primary care. You will be supported by Dementia UK through monthly practice development, clinical supervision and continuing professional development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

This is an opportunity to build your skills and knowledge in a local authority setting and to expand your clinical practice in a rewarding, supportive and forward thinking team.

The primary focus of the Admiral Nurse role is to provide clinical leadership in the delivery of person-centred and relationship-centred dementia care within operational areas of Harrow Council and Harrow Carers to improve the experience of carers/families affected by dementia.

About you:

We are looking for a passionate registered nurse with post registration clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carer’s. We welcome applications from qualified Nurses who are able to show initiative and can support the development of the Admiral Nurse Service to an outstanding standard.

For more information about these roles please contact:

Jules Knight, Consultant Admiral Nurse. Mobile: 07889569824  email:  jules.knight@dementiauk.org               

Jayne Rigg, Interim Lead for Governance and Quality Assurance. Mobile:  07562 209355 email: jayne.rigg@harrow.gov.uk

HARROW REDEPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY CONSIDERATION

We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBT applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.                         

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