Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Challenging Behaviour Ward

St Peter Port, Guernsey, Crown Dependencies
£ 21000 - 24500 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
11 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019

Job Description

Applications are invited from Healthcare Assistants, qualified to NVQ3 (or equivalent) with a genuine committment to working with older people to join the comprehensive Mental Health service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey , in the Channel Islands.

The Unit is a 15-bedded ward dedicated to care for patients with behaviours that challenge.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.

The current Guernsey Band 3 salary is up to £23,367 plus an annual bonus of £1,167 and higher penalty rates; weekday (from 18:00) evenings and all day Saturdays with 80% on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

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 harbour town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

This unique integrated health service delivers a diverse range of healthcare services within the hospital, and supporting people in the wider community.

The Older Adult Mental Health Service has a four in-patient centres; including an assessment ward through to the later stages of an individual's experience of dementia, as well as Community Day Services.

They have recently launched their Island-wide Dementia Framework; striving to make the island Dementia Friendly so that their older population feel valued and are treated with the dignity and respect that they so rightly deserve.

All of this is reliant on the excellent calibre of Healthcare staff recruited to a very high standard.

Person requirements:

An experienced Healthcare Assistant, qualified to NVQ3 level, or equivalent.

Passionate about working with older people who have behaviours that challenge.

The desire to work in a team and organisation committed to person-centred care and giving you time to care.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:

- A higher-than-UK salary.

- An annual bonus of £1,167 paid each February

- 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

For an insight into Jarrodean as a Consultancy and for a summary of all current roles visit Apply

If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.


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