Jarrodean Healthcare Recruitment

Band 7 Ward Manager - Older Adult (MH) Assessment

Applications are invited from an experienced Mental Health Nurse to lead the Assessment Ward team within the Older Adult Mental Health service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
The Unit is a 8-bedded ward, dedicated to assessment of patients over 75 presenting with a full range of mental health conditions.
The Older Adult Mental Health Service has four in-patient centres; from the initial 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 AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.

The current Guernsey Band 6 salary is up to £55,315 plus an annual bonus of £1,286 and higher penalty rates; 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.

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 Nurse Managers recruited to a very high standard.

Person requirements:
Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.
Current or recent experience at senior Band 6 or Band 7 level in a relevant Older Adult Assessment setting.
Experience in leading, motivating and developing a team.
Passionate about leading a service that is robust while being innovative and open to considering new ways of working.

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 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

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

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