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Memory Service Nurse

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum plus HCAS
Closing date
28 Nov 2023
Redbridge Memory Service.

We are looking for a band 6 RMN who is highly motivated, innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about service user person centred care to work within Redbridge Memory Service.

If you are an overseas qualified nurse and wanting to start your journey to becoming a UK based registered nurse with the NMC, you can check whether you are eligible to be supported through our Capital Nurse consortium. Please visit Whilst NELFT is happy to welcome overseas nurses we are unable to consider your application directly. You should submit your interest and apply through the Capital Nurse London group.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing assessments and supporting diagnosis for people with Memory problems
  • Comprehensive assessments in the Service Users home
  • Working effectively with the MDT and ROAMHT
  • Facilitating Mental Health Nurse led clinics in the department. To encourage and develop teamwork within the team.
  • Working effectively with our partners e.g., Local authority, Alzheimer's Society and Age UK
  • Excellent knowledge of the Mental health act and Mental Capacity Act
  • To ensure a safe working environment
  • To work with the Team in maintain accreditation from MSNAP
  • Proactively collect feedback from Service Users and their Carers.
  • Cover other teams/services, where necessary, which may require working on other sites
  • Provide managerial and clinical supervision to junior staff
  • To be a practice assessor/ supervisor
  • Education and training for the MDT or junior staff.
  • Prioritising the weekly MDT meeting, ensuring the quality of the meeting is maintained
  • Dealing with and investigating complaints
  • Act up in the absence of the Lead

  • About us

    COVID-19 VaccinationWe continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.Probationary PeriodThis post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).Starting with NELFTNELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.High Cost Area Supplement - LondonThis post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata).

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    We are looking for an RMN who is highly motivated, innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about service user person centred care to work within the Redbridge Memory Service.

    This band 6 post is suitable for a Mental Health Nurse familiar in the assessment and review of people with memory problems and in supporting the delivery of post diagnostic group interventions to patients who have a diagnosis of dementia and to family carers. Redbridge Memory Service is a busy and high functioning service which operates Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

    Redbridge Memory Service is a Multi-disciplinary Team who provides excellent levels of care to Service Users and their Carers in the community. The successful candidate will have an interest in the needs of older adults and will have responsibility for a defined caseload utilising evidence-based practice and client centred principles in assessing, planning and implementation. He/she will have excellent verbal and written communication and IT skills.

    We are looking for candidates who are registered Mental Health Nurses, who have an interest in working with older people, enjoy working in a team and are able to contribute positively to the teams continuous improvement culture.

    North East London Foundation Trust provides services in four London Boroughs, of which Redbridge is one, and easily reached by car and public transport.

    Do you want to be part of an innovative organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

    Here at NELFT, embracing a Just and Compassionate Culture is our commitment to our colleagues and to our patients that we will support and promote a culture based on fairness, respect, honesty, and trust, ensuring that we have consistent leadership behaviours and styles across the Trust. Our vision is to create an engaging place to work in partnership, where we value diverse perspectives and work in an environment in which you feel valued, supported, understood, and developed. Our professional relationships are built on a foundation of mutual respect, trust and honesty. We are committed to welcoming and making everyone feel valued here at NELFT.

    We embrace continuous learning to improve patient outcomes and we provide outstanding professional development opportunities for our workforce. If you want to grow and progress your career with an organisation that values its people, take the first step on an exciting career journey and join us today.

    Person Specification



    • At least 1 year experience working in a healthcare service
    • Must have mentorship training
    • Memory service experience
    • Registered Mental Nurse with at least 1 years experience



    • An awareness of NHS Plan, NICE, NSF and clinical governance priorities
    • Knowledge of medications used in treatment of dementia and BPSD
    • Knowledge of dementia and relevant therapeutic interventions



    • Basic awareness of IT and IT Skills



    • To be aware and demonstrate the Trust Values
    • To be able to travel efficiently throughout the area
    • Strong commitment to Team work and development
    • A positive attitude to making a difference for people with dementia and their carers
    • A genuine interest in creative and innovative approaches to assessment of Memory
    • A commitment to working flexibly and in several locations, including client homes

    Employer details

    Employer name

    NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


    Hass Seven Kings

    Aldborough road North



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