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Dementia and Delirium Specialist Practitioner

Band 7

Main area
Dementia and Delirium
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 15 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-4757-A
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£45,780 - £51,393 pro rata, inc HCA
Closing
12/08/2020 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with over 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,000 staff based across five main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, caring and enthusiastic practitioner with a minimum of 2 years’ experience at band 6 as an adult nurse, occupational therapist or a mental health nurse to join our dedicated Dementia and Delirium (DAD) Team. The post holder will have previous hands on experience of caring for patients with dementia and/ or delirium and supporting their carers. You will also feel confident delivering DAD related training. The post holder will also have a sound working knowledge of and experience of using objective cognitive assessments either in an inpatient or outpatient setting (such as Memory Clinic).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Emma Ouldred
Job title
Dementia and Delirium Lead Nurse
Email address
emmaouldred@nhs.net
Telephone number
020 3299 2478