Nursing Associate Dementia Support

Rutland County Council
NHS Band 4 Equivalent (£22,571 - £24,920)
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/05/2022 at 23:59

Rutland County Council are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual with a passion for, and experience of, providing relationship-centered dementia care. The successful candidate will be joining our team to provide specialist dementia support to families across Rutland as a Band 4 Nursing Associate. This Admiral Nurse service, hosted by Rutland County Council in collaboration with Dementia UK, provides specialist dementia support for families and carers. This is a rewarding opportunity for an experienced individual to join a successful service in Rutland meeting the multiple, and often complex, needs of families affected by dementia.

About you… 

  • Educated to a GCSE level or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with people with dementia
  • A thorough understanding of how dementia affects individuals’ day to day care and life
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering a wide range of therapeutic interventions to support people living with dementia and carers in caring role
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to organise, prioritise and adjust own workload to enhance the delivery of carer support whilst assessing and managing risk. 

About the role… 

  • As a Rutland County Council Nursing Associate, the post holder will provide support and guidance to people with dementia and their carers; helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives.
  • To offer support and guidance to clients in a variety of ways, whether 1:1 or through group work. This may be face to face or remotely, depending on the needs of the person and the needs of the service.
  • The role will be integrated and work in partnership with other professionals, providing a seamless service across Health and Social Care and the Voluntary sector.
  • The post holder will be a part of the Admiral Nurse Service, which sits within Adult Social Care in Rutland County Council.
  • The post holder provides support to the Clinical Nurse in Dementia Care for a caseload of patients living with dementia and will be undertake regular reviews, offering signposting and delivering low-level interventions such as Assistive Technology, Life Story Work and memory strategies. The role is also expected to assist in providing dementia awareness training 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS are paid by us. 

Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments. 

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more: 

To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Tracy Webb at 

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at

How to apply

To apply for this role click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below. If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.

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Once you have access to your JGP account you will be able to complete the application form in stages, saving and amending it until you are happy to the submit your completed application. You should use the Personal Statement section to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the role profile attached.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed