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Service Evaluator (Admiral Nursing)

Dementia UK

Salary:£40,800 to £48,960 (based on experience)

Location:Home-based

Job Description

Service Evaluator - North & Midlands regions

Are you a clinician or an individual with experience of evaluation across health and social care?

Are you committed to building the evidence based for specialist nursing within dementia care and will you share our commitment to improving services for families affected by dementia?

If so, you may be interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing team which is integral to building the evidence base for the effectiveness of Admiral Nursing.

It’s a very timely point to be joining the Service Evaluation team as we are coming to the end of Dementia UK’s first national evaluation programme ‘Getting Evidence in to Admiral Nurse Services’ (GEANS) and you will have an opportunity to be part of consolidating the learning from GEANS and shaping and influencing the evaluation strategy moving forward in line with the strategic aims of the charity.

You will be developing robust and focused service evaluation plans for all new and evolving Admiral Nurse Services.  Advising on data collection processes, management, interpretation and data analysis and supporting teams to produce evaluation reports for a range of audiences. You will also be key in contributing to other projects across the team.

Working alongside Admiral Nurses you will provide direct evaluation support and expert skills (quantitative and qualitative) to individuals and teams, offering coaching and facilitation. You will also be working across teams within Dementia UK including fundraising and communications, business development and professional and practice development.

What is an Admiral Nurse?

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who provide vital support to families affected by Dementia

Admiral Nurses are experienced Registered Nurses or Registered Mental Health Nurses  working with people affected by dementia

The majority of Admiral Nurses work within the NHS supporting people in the community

Admiral Nurses also work in other care settings such as:  Acute Hospitals; Hospices; Palliative care; Care homes; Domiciliary agencies and in the community supported by Voluntary Organisations

Admiral Nurses are supported with regular training and mentored for their well-being and continued professional development

What Admiral Nurses do?

Admiral Nurses manage a clinical caseload

They are available to support families from the point of diagnosis to providing grief counselling

Support at the end of life of the person with dementia

Admiral Nurses use their specialist clinical skills to provide family carers with the tools and skills to best understand the condition

They provide emotional and psychological support through periods of transition, when carer breakdown is most likely

They work together with families and other dementia services using their experiences and expertise to foresee and avoid crisis and upskill others in their pathway

Admiral Nurses works with organisations to provide advice on financial, legal, housing and any other difficult issues families faces

To take on this exciting role you will have:

Demonstrable knowledge and experience of health and/or social care service evaluation

A sound working knowledge of service evaluation methodology, tools and frameworks

Excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and written

Experience of co-production and partnership working with health and/or social care professionals and strong collaborative facilitation skills.

Understanding of the needs and challenges of families affected by dementia

Be a team player, able to be flexible and adaptable to deliver agreed priorities and meet required deadlines.

We hope you will be inspired to want to join us and look forward to receiving your application which should consist of a CV and covering letter.

 

Closing Date – 22nd September 2017

Shortlisting Date – 25th September 2017

Interview Date – 2nd October 2017

 

Job posted on 8 September 2017.

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