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Age UK North Tyneside, in partnership with Dementia UK, seeks to appoint a Lead Admiral Nurse and an Admiral Nurse to work in its well established and successful dementia service, Dementia Connections.

Lead Admiral Nurse

Hours: Full time 36.25 hours per week

Salary: £38,461 - £43,289 pa

Job description

Admiral Nurse

Hours: Contract hours can be between 20 hours/week to 36.25 hours/week, to be agreed on appointment

Salary: £29,443- £37,341 pa (full time)

Job description

We are offering experienced dementia nurses the opportunity to develop practice within a community setting and to build upon experience of working in a specialist field.  The successful applicants will work within our established Dementia Connections service across the North Tyneside area.

The position will provide specialist nursing assessment, evidenced based intervention, advice and support for family carers and supporters of people with dementia, and people with dementia during the caring career/dementia journey and following bereavement.

The successful applicants will hold a registered nursing qualification with appropriate post registration experience in mental health care and dementia. Clinical experience of working with people with dementia and their carers in different settings is desirable.

You will be supported by Dementia UK through regular Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional and Practice Development to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care.

Interviews are planned for 21st January 2020

Further information and an application pack can be obtained from HR@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk

Age UK North Tyneside are proud to carry the positive about disabled people symbol due to our commitments regarding recruitment, training, retention, consultation and disability awareness. We recruit the most suitable individuals for each vacancy regardless of sex, sexuality, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, gender, marital status, social or economic background or caring responsibilities.

Closing date for applications: 9am on 13th January 2020

Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

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