Current Vacancies

Sister/Charge Nurse

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing March 2018

Competitive package circa £55k - £60k pa, depending on qualifications and experience, includes salary, pension, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information)

Do you have acute care experience (AAU/AMU/ED/ICU)? Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to help nurture a new generation of nurses?
Then we may have just the position for you.

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It is poised for total transformation with the opening of an international airport. The 28-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.

As you assist the team in reviewing processes and practices within the Emergency Department and the wider general hospital setting you will promote a culture of research and evidence-based practice to enhance person-centred care. Acting as a change agent, you will promote a culture of continuous quality improvement through the use of audit, patient/client feedback and reflection on practice. Due to the Hospitals size and location it is very unique in its setup. Staff are responsible for all areas of secondary care within the hospital; recovery, ICU, ED and wards etc. You will also be required to undertake emergency triage, both in the hospital and on location with the ambulance.

Developing hospital and pre-hospital policies and protocols will be a key task, along with teaching nursing skills to all staff. You must ensure that appropriate systems are developed and operational and that risk management arrangements are in place, maintaining effective record management. With effective admission and discharge planning and management of duty rotas, annual leave and study leave, you will lead and participate in orientation and induction programmes, ensure supervision and mentorship is embedded and contribute to budget management.

A Registered Nurse on Part 1 of the live NMC Register (or equivalent), you must hold a Nursing Diploma or Degree and substantial recent post-registration experience within an Acute General Hospital setting. You should also have experience in ICU, AMU/AAU, or A&E with up-to-date ALS or willing to undertake ALS training.

Familiar with changing trends in health and social care, you should be conversant with current professional issues in relation to nursing and be able to influence and manage change, including the promotion of evidence based practice.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com. Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 7 Dec 2017 Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents

 

 

Behaviour Specialist

St Helena, South Atlantic
1year FTC commencing February 2018

Competitive package circa £52k pa, includes salary, pension contribution, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information).

Could you skilfully manage a caseload of adults across residential and community services who require behavioural or psychological support? 

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access.

You will be responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of support models to help those who may have additional needs including learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, dementia and challenging behaviour. You will help to improve the vocational, social, residential and educational skills and daily functioning of service users.

Your leadership and direction will be vital across a range of government services, working to design, implement co-ordinate and evaluate a comprehensive positive behavioural support provision using evidence based approaches. You will be supporting the development of policies and procedures that enable an effective and consistent behavioural support provision.  This will include adaptation of relevant NICE guidelines to meet local needs as well as developing guidance on support models, data collection and analysis, referral processes and clinical and service evaluation. 

As you champion person-centred approaches you will offer specialist advice, guidance and support to clients, carers and staff relating to behaviour management.

Holding an Honours degree or higher in behaviour analysis, psychology or a related discipline, you will have experience in implementing, designing and overseeing behaviour analysis services for those with behavioural challenges. Your knowledge of learning disabilities and autism spectrum will be supported by a thorough specialist knowledge of behavioural assessment and interventions for people experiencing psychological difficulties or behavioural challenges, using evidence -based approaches. A sound working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Ordinance or Mental Health Act (UK) will be essential. 

We offer an extensive benefits package with 20 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, transport and storage allowances. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found. Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 5 December 2017. Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents

 

 

Specialist Anaesthetist/Intensive Care with General Medicine Knowledge

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing March 2018

Competitive package circa £108k pa, includes salary, pension contribution, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information).

On-call 24/7 for anaesthetics and intensive care patients, you will be responsible for all IC patients on the island; normally one or two theatre day a week.

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access. The 30-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.

Responsible for preoperative preparation of surgical patients, implementing resuscitation procedures and for stabilization and the care of critically ill patients, you will participate in the general practice clinics and share out-patient and in-patient duties. As a member of the general on-call rota you will provide emergency out-of-hours care with back-support from other medical professionals (surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology). Usually this means being on-call for general medicine every 4th to 8th day or depending on the number of Doctors available.

You will deal with adult and paediatric patients alike which would include general anaesthesia (LMA or intubation), neuraxial blocks and axillary plexus blocks. Neonatal cases may also arise. Assisting the SMO in collection of health information data as required you will also participate in and contribute to the clinical governance committee.

Managing Acute teams, you will offer pain relief in labour and obstetric anaesthesia, post-operative pain, acute pain medicine and chronic and cancer pain management. You will provide sedation and anaesthesia for patients undergoing various procedures including endoscopic procedures, interventional radiology and dental surgery. Responsibilities will also cover the transport of acutely ill and injured patients.

Holding full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body, you will have worked at Consultant or Senior Specialist Registrar level with substantial post graduate experience. FRCA or DESA or equivalent and ATLS, APLS or equivalent you must have good command of the English language

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances.  An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com  where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and  received by November 29th. Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents

 

 

ENT Consultant 

St Helena, South Atlantic
Two weeks; expressions of interest and cost proposals invited. 

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access.

You will offer specialist ENT medical treatment and assessment for referred patients, giving support and advice to the medical team. Your advice on any equipment to be considered to improve clinical care will be greatly valued, as will your suggestions on pharmaceuticals and consumables for paediatric patients. 

You must review referral patterns for ENT cases over the past three years, with a brief note advising on emergency distant support requirements and referral criteria. Offering advice and guidance to clinical staff on improving their professional skills, you will conduct at least two training sessions.

Findings and recommendations will be shared and discussed with the SMO and Director of Health prior to departure and you will submit a completion report within six weeks of return. 

With full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body you will have a very substantial background as an ENT practitioner, a fully qualified ENT surgeon with lengthy post-registration experience.

Further information can also be found www.sthelenacareers.com . Cv’s and costed proposals must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 27 November 2017. Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents

 

 

Tutor Constable

St Helena, South Atlantic
1 year FTC commencing as soon as possible.

Competitive package circa £54k pa, includes salary, pension contribution, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information).

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access.

The St Helena Police Service comprises of a Chief of Police, two Chief Inspectors (Operations and Crime) one Inspector, six Sergeants and 16 Constables.

Patrolling alongside the constables and dealing with the whole range of policing requirements on St Helena, you will identify individual learning and development needs, then address those needs via delivery of specific opportunities and/or programmes. Working in line with the St Helena Police Directorate Values and Ethics you must complete and maintain administrative records and procedures.

You will also assist with the delivery of classroom based training both for new recruits and serving officers up to the rank of Inspector.

Your broad background in uniform policing will ensure you are operationally deployable. With recent experience in a Tutor Constable role or equivalent you will have up to date knowledge of law and procedures related to policing.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 20 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, transport and storage allowances. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Mark Morrison (Tutor Constable) email: mark.morrison@police.gov.sh or Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com. Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 22 November 2017. Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents

 

 

Specialist in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or General Practice

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing As soon as possible

Competitive package circa £108k pa, includes salary, pension contribution, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information).

Helping to develop Primary Care Services. you will actively support our programme of health services reform, playing an active part in health promotion and preventative care programmes.

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access. The 30-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.

Under the supervision of the Senior Medical Officer you will run out-patient clinics covering a wide range of practice, including diabetes, hypertension, cardio-pulmonary disease, paediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology etc. You will also be required to take care of in-patients as well as being primary on-call approximately every fourth night supporting the nursing staff in the triage and attending possible emergencies. You will be supported by specialist colleagues in anaesthetics, surgery, orthopedics and obstetrics/gynaecology as well as two other medical officers.

Your substantial experience as a GP or Consultant, or experience at Registrar level, should be supported by full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body, with very good command of the English language.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances.  An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com  where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com.  Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 6 November 2017. Interviews will be held in London on 4 December 2017.

Related Documents

 

 

Management Accountant

St Helena, South Atlantic
3 Years FTC commencing ASAP

Competitive package circa £60k pa, includes salary, pension, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information)

Could you own the day-to-day operational management of our recently formed Performance Reporting team?

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access.

Supporting the Government’s annual strategic planning and budgeting programme through financial analysis and appraisal of policy options, spending proposals and spending plans, you will review and implement changes and produce monthly management accounts. You will also present regular performance reports.

This will require building working relationships with key stakeholders. You will mentor your team members who will rely on your strong and enlightened leadership in scrutinising and challenging directorate spend, policy and spending. 

You must be a CIMA or CCAB qualified accountant or equivalent with current membership and up to date CPD record. Experience must cover working in the Public Sector, producing Management Accounts, team management, pulling together a yearend audit file and dealing directly with External Auditors carrying out the Financial Statement audit.

Secondments from public sector organisations and Accountancy firms are welcomed.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com. This is where applications must be sent and received by 6 November 2017. Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents

 

 

Attorney General
 
St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing ASAP

Competitive package circa £103k pa, includes salary, pension, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information)

St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK.  A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500.  It is poised for transformation with the beginning of air access due to be operational in the last quarter of 2017.

As Attorney General you will be the principal legal adviser to the Governor and Governments of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. You will be responsible for all criminal proceedings and be the nominal party in civil litigation by or against the Crown. In addition, you will have overall responsibility for legislative drafting and for keeping laws up to date.

Your functions and responsibilities are contained in the Constitution,  various Ordinances and Common Law. You will offer comprehensive, reliable and timely legal advice to all organs of the respective Governments, responding pro-actively to issues as they arise or emerge.  You will lead  institutional development of the Attorney General’s Chambers and address strategic future legal needs of the island.  In addition to purely legal work, you will be one of the senior advisers to the Governor on a wide range of issues.

The Attorney General’s Chambers is currently made up of the AG and Crown Counsel (Community Care), Crown Counsel (Civil), Crown Prosecutor, a Legal Executive, two trainee solicitors and a PA.  There is a full-time Legislative Drafter who works remotely and the Crown Counsel based on Ascension.  The post of Solicitor General is currently being advertised.

As an experienced UK qualified barrister or solicitor with at least 10 years call / PQE, you will have experience as a court advocate in civil and criminal litigation, be computer literate, and have the ability to mentor junior staff.  Your strong analytical and communication skills should be complemented by a flexible approach. Experience within an Overseas Territory and having already worked in a small and isolated community although not essential, are desirable.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com  Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 4pm on 16 October 2017. Interviews will be held in London on add date.

Related Documents

 

 

Solicitor General

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing January 2018

Competitive package circa £83k pa, includes salary, pension, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities (see Overseas Vacancy Information)

St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK.  A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500.  It is poised for transformation with the beginning of air access due to be operational in the last quarter of 2017.

The Attorney General’s Chambers is currently made up of the AG and Crown Counsel (Community Care), Crown Counsel (Civil), Crown Prosecutor, a Legal Executive, two trainee solicitors and two admin support.  There is a full-time Legislative Drafter who works remotely and the Crown Counsel based on Ascension.

The Solicitor General is the right hand of the AG and is in charge of overseeing and supporting the governments of Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.  The SG provides leadership, general legal advice and represents the Government in a variety of cases in the following areas: Constitutional law, Administrative law, Civil law (personal injury & clinical negligence), Commercial law, Employment law and Criminal law.

You will have expertise in at least one of the above areas of law, be flexible and willing to expand your practice.  You will be a team player, committed to providing comprehensive, reliable, and timely legal advice to all organs of government.

As an experienced UK qualified barrister or solicitor with at least 10 years call / PQE, you will have experience as a court advocate, be computer literate, and have the ability to mentor junior staff.  Your strong analytical and communication skills should be complemented by a flexible approach.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com. Applications must be sent to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com and received by 16 October 2017. Interviews will be held in London.

Related Documents