We are seeking a capable and experienced Band 6 Deputy Manager to join the Adult Learning Disabilites Residential service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
This small group of homes provides excellent 24-hour care and support for adults with learning disabilities. The service users have a variety of both complex physical and psychological needs, and require assistance with daily living tasks, and to access the wider community.
In supporting the Service Manager you will:
– undertake the assessment of service users with complex needs.
– guide, advise and direct other staff in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care received by service users.
– contribute to the recruitment and retention of team members
– undertake the professional development review process with identified team members. Support staff with performance issues developing plan to address developmental needs.
– act as a professional role model for junior staff, promoting high standards of practice and strong professional values.
– act up as necessary in the absence of the manager.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfCbanding system, but have applied their own salary scale.
The current Guernsey Band 6 salary is up to £49,449 plus an annual bonus of £1,350 and higher unsocial hours enhancements; 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 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.
Providing an excellent Learning Disabilities Service, supported by modern equipment and reliant on Healthcare professionals recruited to a high standard.
Registered Nurse or Allied Health Profesional with full registration with the NMC or HCPC.
Post-graduate Learning Disabilites experience at senior Band 5 or Band 6-equivalent level.
Completion of a recognised Teaching and Assessing/Mentorship qualification.
To hold a driving licence.
The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
– A higher-than-UK salary.
– An annual bonus of £1,350
– Registered Nurse applicants will recieve an additional £3,000 bonus on completion of two, then four years service.
– 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.
*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.