Inpatient Mental Health Operational Manager – 8A

Inpatient Mental Health Operational Manager – 8A

British Territories/Channel Islands|Guernsey

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British Territories/Channel Islands|Guernsey

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£5K relocation, £Bonus, Accommodation

Applications are open for an experienced senior Mental Health Nurse to lead the five inpatient Ward Managers and their teams within the major health facility on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Nursing, you will provide highly visible professional leadership to the multi-disciplinary teams.
The remit comprises the only Acute Inpatient facility on the island offering admission to working age adults and four Older Adult Units – Admission, Challenging Behaviour, EMI and a Physical/Mental Health Unit.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.
The current Band 8A salary is up to £67,429 plus an annual bonus of £1,350 however 2022 salary negotiations currently at final stage

The States of Guernsey delivers a diverse range of healthcare services, diagnosing and treating patients within the hospital, and supporting people in the wider community.
Their Mental Health Services provides excellent care, supported by Mental Health Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals recruited to a very high standard.

Person requirements:
Registered Mental Health Nurse with valid NMC Registration.

A minimum of five years Inpatient Mental Health experience, with at least one year at Ward/Unit Manager level or higher
Experience of leading and managing teams effectively
Experience of performance management
Teaching skills
A flexible and creative approach to treatments/models of care and adapt to developing needs of the service.

In possession of, or working towards a recognised post-graduate Management qualification.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
– A higher-than-UK salary.
– A £1,350 bonus annually
– 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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