Band 7 Hospital Site Practitioner

£48,000 - £65,000 yearly
  • Jarrodean Healthcare Recruitment
  • Guernsey
  • 06 Mar, 2018
Full Time Health Care

Job Description

We are seeking a capable and experienced Band 7 Site Practitioner/ Site Manager to join the Senior Team at our client's busy acute Hospital on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
As the most senior Nurse on site, you will co-ordinate services across the Hospital and will be the first point of contact for ward staff, outside normal working hours.
Duties include; attending cardiac arrests, acting as expert clinical resource, providing specialist advice to staff and managing other acute situations.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the Agenda for Change banding system, but applied their own salary scale, which is up to £48,127 for Band 7.
Penalty rates are 36% upload for night duty. Sundays and Bank Holidays are paid at 72% in Guernsey.
Combined with the lower tax rate and no VAT this equates to a salary of over one band higher than the UK/NHS equivalent.

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 harbor town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

Our client delivers a diverse range of healthcare services, including advising, diagnosing and treating patients within the hospital, and supporting people with disabilities in the wider community. Our client delivers excellent medical and surgical care supported by modern equipment and a very high standard of nursing care.

Person requirements:
Registered Nurse with full registration with the NMC.
Significant post-graduate Acute or Critical Care experience at senior Sister/Charge Nurse level as a mimimum.
Completion of a recognised Teaching and Assessing/Mentorship qualification.
ALS certified, or able to update and proficient at managing Cardiac Arrest situations.
Ability to work autonomously and manage acute situations.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
- A higher-than-UK salary
- A £10,000 bonus scheme paid over four years; £1,000 at completion of one and three years service and £4,000 at two and four years.
- A flat rate 20% income tax.
- A relocation package and on-site Staff Accommodation or subsidised rental accommodation provided.
- A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low.

For a summary of all current Management roles click HERE and for all Guernsey opportunities click HERE.

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