Band 5 Community Nurse - Admissions Prevention - Guernsey
We are seeking an experienced Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our client's busy Community Nursing Team in their Rapid Response / Admissions Prevention Unit, on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.This is a multi-disciplinary team whose aim is to prevent avoidable emergency admissions to Hospital and Nursing Homes, with patients who have been assessed as medically stable to remain at home.Range of conditions will include falls, fractures, patients with terminal illness, exacerbation of chronic conditions and persons with permanent disability who require rapid access to support.Please note: Guernsey has adopted the Agenda for Change banding system, but applied their own salary scale, as above. Combined with the lower tax rate and no VAT, this equates to a salary of over one band higher than UK Band 5.Our client delivers a diverse range of healthcare services, including advising, diagnosing and treating patients within the hospital, and supporting people with disabilities in the wider community. 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.Person requirements:Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.A diverse clinical background in either Community or A&E, including strong clinical assessment skills.Excellent interpersonal skills.The benefits of working in Guernsey include: - A competitive salary, plus GBP1,000 bonus after one year in post, and a further GBP3,000 upon completion of two year's service.- A relocation package or single subsidised accommodation can be provided.- A continental atmosphere where the people are friendly and taxes are considerably lower than the mainland.Medic International is a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Primary Care staff. As a nurse-led consultancy, our detailed understanding of the complexity of the Community Nurse role places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Recruiting Managers.For a summary of all current Medic International Primary Care vacancies click HERE and for an overall summary of all Guernsey vacancies click HERE.If this job is not for you, please remember we offer a generous GBP500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.