Band 5 Staff Nurse - Older Adult Challenging Behaviour

Guernsey, Crown Dependencies
GY2
Pay
£ 30400.0 - 38950.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
10 Nov 2020
Closes
10 Dec 2020

Job Description

Offering three months free accommodation - applications are invited from Registered Nurses with a genuine committment to working with older people to join the comprehensive Mental Health service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
The Unit is a 15-bedded ward dedicated to care for patients with behaviours that challenge, and this opportunity is open to Mental Health, General/Adult and Learning Disabilities Nurses.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.
The current Guernsey Band 5 salary is up to £37,676 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 healthcare services within the hospital, and supporting people in the wider community.
The Older Adult Mental Health Service has a four in-patient centres; including an assessment ward through to the later stages of an individual's experience of dementia, as well as Community Day Services.
They have recently launched their Island-wide Dementia Framework; striving to make the island Dementia Friendly so that their older population feel valued and are treated with the dignity and respect that they so rightly deserve.
All of this is reliant on the excellent calibre of Nurses recruited to a very high standard.

Person requirements:
Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.
Passionate about working with older people who display complex behaviours that challenge.
The desire to work in a team and organisation committed to person-centred care and giving you time to care.

This post is also open to enthusiastic graduate Nurses who are able to demonstrate specific interest and placement experience in Older Adult services and a genuine interest in developing into this sector further.


The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
- A higher-than-UK salary.
- A £11,144 bonus scheme; £1,286 at completion of 1 & 3 years service and £4,286 at 2 & 4 years (ongoing annual bonus thereafter)
- A flat rate 20% income tax.
- No Council tax or VAT
- A relocation payment of £5,000*
- Three months initial free accommodation*
- On-site Staff Accommodation or 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: MH719-GY1

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