Applications are invited from enthusiastic graduate or soon to qualify Mental Health Nurses with a genuine committment to working with older people to join the comprehensive service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
A comprehensive one-year Preceptorship program is offered and new nurses are supported through this crucial stage of their career with the typical warmth and welcome extended to all newcomers to the Island.
The Older Adult 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.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the Agenda for Change banding system, but have applied their own salary scale, as above.
Combined with the lower income tax rate and no VAT this equates to a salary of over one band higher than the UK-equivalent Band.
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.
The States of Guernsey delivers a diverse range of healthcare services within the hospital, and supporting people in the wider community.
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.
Registered or soon to qualify Mental Health Nurse with (or soon to be eligible for) NMC Registration.
This post is specifically 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.
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.
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 an overall summary of all our current Mental Health jobs click HERE; for Dementia Care roles click HERE, and for all Guernsey vacancies click HERE.
If this job is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.