Mental Health (Acute) Ward Manager

Mental Health (Acute) Ward Manager

British Territories/Channel Islands|Guernsey

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British Territories/Channel Islands|Guernsey

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£5K relocation, £Bonus, Accommodation

We are seeking an experienced Band 7 Ward Manager to lead the team on their 17 bedded Acute Inpatient Unit within the major health facility on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
The Unit is the only Acute Inpatient facility on the island offering admission to individuals aged 18 upwards experiencing functional mental disorder whose clinical presentation warrants a period of inpatient care.
The Unit aims to; provide care in the least restrictive environment, reduce patients vulnerability to crisis and maximise their resilience and minimise the length of hospital admission by facilitating early discharge with active involvement in discharge planning.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.
The current Band 7 salary is up to £58,081 plus an annual bonus of £1,350, higher penalty rates; 36% evening/Saturday and 72% Sunday/BH.
An additional bonus of £3,000 applies at the end of year two and again at year four of service.

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 post-graduate Acute Mental Health experience, with at least one year at Sister/Charge Nurse level.
Completion of a mentorship qualification.
In possession of, or working towards a recognised post-graduate qualification.

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