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Admiral Nurse - Acute

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

Job Details

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

The Admiral Nurse will lead, deliver and coordinate relationship-centred dementia care, in order to improve the experience of carers/families affected by Dementia with complex needs, during the acute stay and transitions of care within operational areas of York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Cross site working will be required.

Main duties of the job

In line with the Admiral Nurse Competency framework at an enhanced specialist level, the post holder will provide:
  • Specialist bio-psychosocial assessment and support for people with Dementia and families with complex needs
  • Facilitation of education and training for staff in the delivery of evidence-based Dementia care
  • Clinical leadership with policy development and quality improvements
  • Consultancy to other health and social care professionals regarding Dementia
  • Manage a team of Admiral Nurses within York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else

Person Specification

Qualifications and Continued Professional Development


  • Registered Nurse (RN/RNMH/RNLD)
  • Evidence of continued professional development/training in relevant areas, including dementia and leadership
  • Post graduate qualification in relevant field


  • Postgraduate qualification in dementia/leadership



  • Significant post registration clinical experience of supporting people with dementia and their carers/families


  • Experience of leading/managing a service
  • Experience of supporting practice development/ quality improvement and service evaluation

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Cross Site


YO31 8HE

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