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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/07/2019.

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Admiral Nurse

Job Reference: 301-IT-19-77859

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Dementia Assessment Service
£37,507 - £43,772

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

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As part of an exciting new service development, Midland Partnership Foundation Trust, Dudley CCG and Dementia UK are working in partnership to bring an Admiral Nursing service to Dudley, with the aim of supporting families affected by dementia with complex needs.

We are looking to recruit1 exceptional registered (adult / mental health / learning disabilities) nurse with a passion for, and significant experience of, providing relationship-centred dementia care. Combining direct work with families alongside supporting the best practice of health and social care professionals, you will call upon your knowledge of evidence-based bio-psychosocial interventions to improve the experience of carers / families affected by dementia.

The Band 7 Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead will be instrumental in the development and delivery of this new community focused Admiral Nurse service, working collaboratively within the local dementia pathway. The post holder will also be responsible for the line management and supervision of a Band 6 Admiral Nurse.

This post is delivered in partnership with Dementia UK who will support you to maintain and strengthen your clinical expertise as a specialist nurse through monthly clinical supervision and practice and professional development. You will become part of a national network of Admiral Nurses and develop professionally, informed by the Admiral Nurse Competency Framework.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Jen Lovegrove, Business Development Officer, Dementia UK on 07747 372928 or Julie Halpin, Operational and Clinical Lead for the Dementia Assessment Service on 01384 816039

Closing date: 31st July 2019

Proposed interview date: 12th August 2019

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2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is commited to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age,ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

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