Preceptorship Staff Nurse - Older Adult Mental Health
Offering three months free accommodation - applications are invited from enthusiastic graduate or soon to qualify Registered Nurses on both the Mental Health and Adult/General registers 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; - An Assessment Unit fpr patients over 75 usually admitted at a time of crisis (open to Mental Health Nurses only) - A Unit for patients who are deemed to have behavious that challenge and cannot be supported in their own homes (open to Mental Health, Adult/General, or LD Nurses) - A Residential EMI Unit including respite beds (open to Mental Health, Adult/General, or LD Nurses) - A Unit for patients living with complex physical health conditions including dementia and end of life care (open to Mental Health, Adult/General, or LD Nurses) - In addition to Community Day Services.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.
The current Guernsey Band 5 salary range is £34876 to £44981 plus an annual bonus of £1,517 and higher unsocial hours enhancements; 36% evening/Saturday and 72% Sunday/BH.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 Mental Health Nurses recruited to a very high standard.Person requirements:Registered or soon-to-qualify Mental Health, Adult/General, or LD Nurses (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 generous bonus scheme; £1,350 annually and an additional £3,000 at completion of 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.
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