Our client is the major Health facility on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands; we are seeking a committed and experienced Band 6 Social Worker to join their Community Older Adult Mental Health Team.
The Older Adult Service has a four in-patient centres; as well as Day Services and a Community Team comprising a MDT of Band 6 CPNs, OTs, and Social Workers.
The Community Older Adult service is Consultant-led, focusing on admissions prevention for over 65s and GP and Memory Clinic dementia referrals of all ages.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale. The current Guernsey Band 6 salary range is £41,544 to £56,090 plus an annual bonus of £1,517 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.
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 Social Workers recruited to a very high standard.
– Qualified Social Worker with full Social Work England (or devolved UK administration) registration.
– Current or recent Community Older Adult, including Dementia-specific experience.
The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
– A higher-than-UK salary.
– A generous bonus scheme; £1,350 annually
– 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.