Intensive Care – Staff Nurse

Intensive Care – Staff Nurse


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£5K relocation, £Bonus, Accommodation

AfC employees in Guernsey awarded a further 5.8% from the 1st January 2024. 
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our client’s busy Level 3 Critical Care team, at the major Health facility on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.

The Unit comprises eight beds; four level 3 and four level 2 beds. Nurse patient ratio of 1:1 (ITU) 1:2 (HDU)
As part of the hospital expansion there is a new 12-bedded state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit build in progress due to open in 2024.
The Unit is Consultant-led with a growing Advanced Critical Care Practitioner (8A) team.

You will be passionate about what you do – keen to develop your career to utilise knowledge and best practice principles to care for critically ill patients. 
Supported by the Unit’s fast-tracked staff development programme there are opportunities for band 5 Nurses to progress quickly to band 6 level.
The Unit is committed to revalidation and to support this work provide payment for the cost of your NMC registration.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfCbanding system, but have applied their own salary scale.
The Guernsey Band 5 salary range from 1st Jan is £36,900 to £47,590 plus an annual bonus of £1,605 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 excellent care, the Unit is supported by modern equipment and reliant on Healthcare professionals recruited to a high standard.

Person requirements:
Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.
Minimum of six months post-registration experience in an ICU setting.
Able to manage a ventilated patient with minimal supervision.
Nurses with 12 months experience in a High Dependency, Coronary Care or similar Critical Care setting who are keen to develop skills to an ICU setting are also welcome to apply

The benefits of working for The States of Guernsey include:
– A higher-than-UK salary.
– A generous bonus scheme; £1,605 annually and an additional £3,000 at completion of 2 & 4 years (ongoing annual bonus thereafter)
– 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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