Band 3 HCA – Mental Health Acute Inpatient

Band 3 HCA – Mental Health Acute Inpatient


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Applications are invited from experienced Healthcare Assistants with specific experience in Acute Mental Health to join the Acute Inpatient team on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
The Unit is the only Acute Inpatient facility on the island of Guernsey, for patients experiencing severe symptoms requiring a period of inpatient stay.
The Unit aims to; provide care in the least restrictive environment, reduce service users’ vulnerability to crisis and maximise their resilience and minimise the length of hospital admission by facilitating early discharge with active involvement in discharge planning.

Please note:
Staff Accommodation is not be available for this role, although there is a housing permit and option for private rented accommodation available but applicants should research the cost of private rented accommodation on Guernsey before applying. 
Employer sponsorship is not offered with this post and if not a UK or Irish national you must hold unrestricted and non time-limited leave to remain in the UK to be considered for this post. 

Guernsey has adopted the NHS AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scales.
The Guernsey Band 3 salary range from 1st Jan is £27,950 to £30,926 plus an annual bonus of £1,605 and higher unsocial hours enhancements; 40% evening/Saturday and 80% 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.
All of this is reliant on the excellent calibre of healthcare staff recruited to a very high standard.

Person requirements:
At least 2 years relevant experience in an Acute Mental Health setting.
Completion of NVQ3 or equivalent qualification 
Passionate about working with Acute Mental Health 
The desire to work in a team and organisation committed to delivering high quality care
Independent and non time-limited leave to remain in the UK (not requiring employer sponsorship)

The benefits of working for the States of Guernsey include:
– A higher-than-UK salary.
– An annual bonus of £1,605
– A flat rate 20% income tax.
– No Council tax or VAT
– A relocation payment of £5,000*
– 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

We are a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Healthcare staff.
As a nurse-led consultancy, our detailed understanding of the complexity of such roles places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Recruiting Managers.

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