Band 7/8A Pain Management Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 7/8A Pain Management Clinical Nurse Specialist


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Bonus, £5,000 relocation, Accommodation

AfC employees in Guernsey awarded a further 5.8% from the 1st January 2024.
We are seeking a capable and experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Pain Management Service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
This role can be appointed on either the Band 7 or Band 8A scale, dependant on experience and qualifications. 

Reporting to (and deputising for) the Pain Clinical Nurse Consultant you will;
– provide pain management to patients with acute, sub-acute and chronic pain conditions across the Island of Guernsey.
– work with all members of the MDT to ensure the continuity of pain relief is provided that is holistic, effective and individualised to meet the patient’s need.
– attend daily Inpatient ward round, Outpatient clinics, Outpatient titration, Weaning medication clinics, Transition clinic and clinics on the island of Alderney as may be required. The Inpatient to Outpatient ratio approx 70% / 30%.
– complete adhoc patient reviews post discharge and to participate in weekly integrated team meetings. 

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scales.
The Guernsey Band 8A salary range from 1st Jan is £67,355 to £80,716, the Band 7 range is £52,932 to £69,605, both plus an annual bonus of £1,605.
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 harbor town in St. Peter’s Port, the island’s capital.

This unique integrated health service delivers a diverse range of services including diagnosing and treating patients in the island’s acute hospital complex, and supporting people with in the wider community.
Guernsey provides excellent patient care, supported by modern equipment and reliant on Healthcare professionals recruited to a high standard.

Person requirements:
Registered Nurse with full registration with the NMC.
Current Band 6 experience (or non-NHS equivalent) of at least two years in an acute and/or chronic Pain Management role 
Completion, part-completion or willingness to undertake a Masters level qualification in Pain Management
Completion of a recognised Teaching and Assessing/Mentorship qualification.

The benefits of working for The States of Guernsey include:
– A higher-than-UK salary.
– A generous bonus scheme; £1,605
– 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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