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Friday 06 January 2017
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Lead Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Dementia Rapid Response
Band 6
Full time 37.5 per week
Job ref
Newholme Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum pro rata
18/03/2018 23:59

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Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust.



The Dementia Rapid Response Team is a newly formed team that will expand over the coming year to provide home treatment to people experiencing and exacerbation of symptoms associated with their diagnosis of dementia and to those that care for them

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated individual with experiencing of working with people with dementia to join a newly formed team delivering urgent, intense person centred care to people in their own home and prevent hospital admission.

You will be joining a team of highly motivated, skilled staff experienced in delivering care and support to people with dementia. You will contribute to the development of the team and ensure delivery of a service to improve the quality of life of those accessing that service. You will receive regular supervision from experienced senior staff members and will be well supported by the wider team.

The service operates over 7 days, 365 days a year.

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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

Dawn Nicolson, Service Manager  07557 486848 or Andrea Hodson, Acting Area Service Manager on 07769 367041

If you have problems applying, contact

01332 623700 ext. 33626