Grade: Band 5 £26,404 - £34,173 per annum
…have experience of working with older people who display complex behaviours that challenge?
… want to work in a team and organisation where we give you time to care?
Are you passionate about working with older people who experience dementia and are a registered nurse?
The services for older people are looking to recruit registered nurses who have a passion for working with older people. You will be working in one of our units dedicated to dementia care where high standards of person centred care are essential. With our recently launched Island wide Dementia Framework we are striving to make our island Dementia Friendly so that our older population feel valued and are treated with the dignity and respect that they so rightly deserve.
We have a comprehensive service for Older People experiencing dementia. There are four in-patient centres (including an assessment ward through to the later stages of an individual’s experience of dementia) as well as Day Services. Within the Community the team consists of one team leader, one clinical nurse specialist, four community psychiatric nurses, one occupational therapists and two community support workers.
This team also carries out a memory clinic service undertaking specialist testing leading to possible diagnosis.
Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.
Employment Permit Information
Contact: Fiona Robertson, Service Manager, tel. 01481 725241 ext. 3580, email Fiona.Robertson@gov.gg or Di Birch, Practice Development Nurse, ext. 3581
Please do not submit a CV to the contacts shown above, applications should be submitted online. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on tel. 01481 747394
Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role. This should be in addition to any CV or cover letter supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met. The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.
Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.
Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:
- Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
- Occupational Health Clearance
- Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check. Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
- Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
- Possession of a valid Right to Work document
Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and the postholder has demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.