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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 two experienced Dementia Nurses to join the well-established teams within Harrow Adult Social Care and Harrow Carers as a new service with specialist Admiral Nurses.

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 regular 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 Senior 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 two passionate registered nurses 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.

If you would like to have an informal discussion prior to submitting your application to discuss the role and this new service then we can arrange a telephone call during the 22nd – 31st July (week days only). Please call Jules Knight Mobile: 07889 569824 or Jayne Rigg Mobile: 07562 209355 or Email: jayne.rigg@harrow.gov.uk

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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