Band 7 Nurse Specialist - Learning Disability and Autism

Guernsey, Crown Dependencies
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
10 Nov 2020
10 Dec 2020

Job Description

We are seeking a capable and experienced Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist for Adult Learning Disability and Autism to join the Senior Team on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.

Role Summary:
To provide specialist support and advice to the MDT in the management of patients with learning disabilities and/or autism
To ensure that systems and processes are in place to identify patients with LD and /or autism and that their pathways of care are reasonably adjusted to meet their needs
To ensure the availability of a comprehensive range of patient information, designed for and with patients with LD and/or autism
To ensure that families and carers of patients with LD and/or autism are properly supported, informed and engaged
To develope and delivering an effective training strategy in relation to LD and/or autism
To develope a programme of audit to assess and identify potential improvements in the care of patients with LD and/or autism

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scales.
The current Guernsey Band 6 salary is up to £55,315 plus an annual bonus of £1,286 and higher unsocial hours enhancements; 36% evening/Saturday and 72% Sunday/BH.
Annual leave starts at 36 days up to 42 days with full credit for NHS service for annual leave and sick leave.

The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of Britain's finest and best-kept beaches, an especially mild and sunny climate, and an offbeat, historic harbour town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

This unique integrated health service delivers a diverse range of services including diagnosing and treating patients in the island's acute hospital complex, and supporting people with in the wider community.
The States of Guernsey provides an excellent Learning Disabilities Service, including a new state-of-the-art Autism Hub, supported by modern equipment and reliant on Healthcare professionals recruited to a high standard.

Person requirements :
Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse with full registration with the NMC.
Significant post-graduate Learning Disabilities experience at senior level.
Completion of a recognised Teaching and Assessing/Mentorship qualification.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
- A higher-than-UK salary.
- An annual bonus of £1,286
- A flat rate 20% income tax.
- No Council tax or VAT
- A relocation payment of £5,000*
- On-site Staff Accommodation - three months free*
- A generous allowance for private rental accommodation*
- A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low.
*Full T&C in relocation directive

For an insight into Jarrodean as a Consultancy and for a summary of all current roles visit Apply

If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.

Ref: LD1025-GY

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