Private Medical & Surgical Ward - Staff Nurse - Band 5

£30,000 - £33,000 yearly
  • Jarrodean Healthcare Recruitment
  • Guernsey
  • 07 Mar, 2018
Permanent Health Care

Job Description

We are seeking a capable and experienced Staff Nurse to join our client's mixed Acute Medical and Surgical Private Patient Ward team at the major health facility on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
The private patient ward comprises 19 single rooms and accepts patients from all Acute Medical and Surgical patients of all levels, including patients transferred to and from the main hospital's level 3 intensive care if required.

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 current salary for Guernsey Band 5 is up to £32,780, plus higher than UK evening (36%) and weekend (72%) penalty rates.

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.

The States of Guernsey delivers a diverse range of healthcare services within the hospital, and supporting people in the wider community.
Their Health Service provides excellent Private Acute Medical & Surgical care, supported by modern equipment and Nurses recruited to a very high standard.

Person requirements:
Registered Nurse with full registration with the NMC.
Minimum of three year's post-registration experience in an acute hospital setting
Experienced with care of both Acute Medical and Surgical patients.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
- A higher-than-UK salary
- A £10,000 bonus scheme paid over four years; £1,000 annually, £3,000 on completion of two year’s service and again at 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 our current
General Nursing jobs 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.