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Admiral Nurse (Dementia Nurse)
 
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The London Borough of Sutton ‘has shown just what can be achieved when everybody in the system works together to support joined up care’ CQC (2017)


We have changed the way we deliver frontline services for families affected by dementia. The face of Dementia Care is changing in Sutton, our commitment to developing staff, our culture of openness and manageable caseloads contributes to an environment of learning and development and continuing to improve our services.


About the Job:


Admiral Nurse (Specialist Dementia Nurse) – Hospital Pathways Team

Salary – Band 6, £31,998 - £39,147 (£41,025 unconsolidated maximum through progression)

36 hours - permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Dementia Nurses to join the well-established team within Sutton Adult Social Services as an Admiral Nurse (Dementia Nurse).


The Sutton Admiral Nurse Service works collaboratively with other professionals to deliver and relationship care to families and carers of people with dementia across Sutton.  They deliver 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 Sutton and will work in partnership with community and inpatient services across Sutton, 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 team.


About you:


We are looking for passionate registered Nurses with clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers. 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.


We can offer:


A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days
  • Fuel allowance
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounts in local shops
  • Season ticket loan
  • Parking allocation
For information about the role contact John-Paul Burn Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead Tel: 0208 770 4638

For information about Dementia UK contact Claire Ferris Claire.ferris@dementiauk.org


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