An exciting new role has opened in the South East Essex Dementia and Older People’s Community Mental Health Services. We are looking to recruit a band 7 Community Dementia Nurse Specialist / Advance Nurse Practitioner to our growing team.

The service is currently in an exciting period of growth and transformation, to provide locality based community care for pre-, peri- and post diagnostic dementia care and support. We are currently in the position to recruit a full time band 7, Community Dementia Nurse Specialist / Advance Nurse Practitioner in the Castle Point and Rochford area of South East Essex. This is an interesting and exciting opportunity that will give you a challenging and rewarding role within the multidisciplinary team. We will expect you to have well-developed clinical assessment skills and ability to compile care plans in partnership with service users and carers. Also posessing excellent communication , report writing and organisational skills.

We provide services across the Castle Point & Rochford and Southend area and include the Older People’s Community Mental Health Teams (OPCMHT), the Dementia Intensive Support Team (DIST), Community Dementia Nurses (CDN) Team and the Memory Assessment Service (MAS) and comprises of Mental Health Nurses, General Nurses, Associate Practitioners and Allied Health Practitioners. The service has bases at the Harland Centre, Westcliff-on-Sea, the Sydervelt Centre, Canvey Island and at Southend University Hospital. All of the teams are an integral part of the established service and work jointly with the Acute Trust, Community Health Services, Mental Health, Primary Care, Intermediate Care Unit and other agencies including social care, Dementia Community Support Team and Essex ambulance services.


  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme


For further details / informal visits contact:

Ann Currid Team Manager [email protected] 01702 226190


Spencer Dinnâge Operational Services Manager [email protected] 01702 226190