Current Vacancies

Visiting Opthalmologist Surgeon

St Helena, South Atlantic
Eight weeks FTC commencing not earlier that November 2018

If you can provide specialist ophthalmology medical treatment and surgery, your costed proposal (maximum of £26k) and expression of interest is invited to bring your specialist skills to an island community.

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 give valuable support and advice on ophthalmology care to the medical team and offer training to relevant staff in the latest clinical issues. Advising and guiding clinical staff on improving their professional skills and care you will conduct at least one training session per week. You must review literature on ophthalmology in Medical and Nursing Libraries and propose new texts/journals to be procured and any equipment which the Health Directorate should consider acquiring. You will also review and advise on pharmaceuticals and consumables most appropriate for ophthalmology patients.

Reviewing retinal photographs and referral patterns for ophthalmology cases over the past three years, you will advise on emergency distant support requirements and referral criteria. You will assess and treat cases by medical or surgical means with appropriate follow-up care.

With your input, the SMO will prepare and share with you a list of referred patients in advance to ensure that pharmaceuticals/supplies required can be arranged in time for the visit; appointments for all referred patients will be made in advance.

As a fully qualified ophthalmologist with substantial post-registration experience, you should be able to treat and operate majority of patients with the equipment and facilities available on island. Within six weeks of departure you must submit a report on progress against key indicators

Travel to and from St Helena will be funded by SHG.  Further information can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com or contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610. Please submit a fully costed proposal and CV to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com by 26 July 2018.

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Lead Dental Officer

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC

£65k pa, taxable in St Helena
A tax free International Supplement will also apply

Take ownership of the delivery of dental care on our island.

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, poised for total transformation with the imminent opening of an international airport.  The dental clinic in the capital, Jamestown, normally has two dentists with dental nurses, nursing assistants, a dental technician and a dental hygienist supported by administrative staff.

Leading the management of the general dental practice, you will ensure that evidence-led policies, therapeutic protocols and guidelines are in place, conduct clinical audits and quality assurance initiatives, undertake service reviews and make recommendations to improve outcomes. The role will cover direct clinical duties, oral health promotion work across the population, health information management, people and budget management, clinical supervision, and capacity building.

You will have in place adequate clinical governance, infection control practices and sharing of patient duties. You will make sure that there are plans, processes, and activities in place to enhance local capacity to sustainably deliver dental services. This will include succession planning, training, performance management and professional development to fill skills and competency gaps.

Substantial Primary Dental Care experience is essential. Holding a recognised dental qualification you are registered with the UK General Dental Council or equivalent competent authority, with written evidence of Good Standing. Up to date with all CPD requirements you are able to maintain them and hold proof of Hepatitis B immunity.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information). 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 20 July 2018. Interviews will be held in London

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Oncology

St Helena Island, South Atlantic
2 years FTC

£38,000 pa, taxable in St Helena
A tax free International Supplement will also apply

Support patients and their carers throughout their cancer pathway, providing education and clinical expertise to help them self-manage their ongoing symptoms.

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 28-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.

Helping to improve current screening programmes you will administer chemotherapy and help local nurses in learning to do so. Within the hospital you will support screening, palliative care and chemotherapy services. You must champion and contribute to health directorate KPI’s for the oncology service in order to provide evidence of productivity, outcomes and quality, requiring you to manage change within a complex environment. You will also help to develop patient focused education, providing survivorship support following curative cancer treatment.

A Registered Nurse, Level 1, with relevant post-registration supervisory or management experience, you will hold a 1st level degree. Chemotherapy administration trained, you will have a background in palliative care with oncology knowledge. Able to support and influence change and with experience of audit you can work autonomously and show a flexible attitude. You will need emotional resilience to manage exposure to dying people and family distress.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information). 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 20 July 2018. Interviews will be held in London

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Senior Immigration Officer
(Operational Support and Development)

St Helena Island, South Atlantic
1 year FTC, with possibility for extension to 2 years subject to available funding

£50k pa, taxable in St Helena
A tax free International Supplement will also apply

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.

In this vital role you will you will own the operational effectiveness of the island’s immigration systems, working with the government to review, develop, design and implement relevant legislation. You will also train and develop immigration staff with a focus on facilitating continuous professional development, succession planning and capacity building.

Advising the Chief of Police and partners on best practice, you will provide effective leadership at Border Control points.

Experienced at G7/AD level in directing the operations of an immigration service, developing immigration policy and in operational roles across a variety of immigration services, you have good working knowledge of immigration law and policy. You have also been involved in change management. With strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly master new areas of law and policy, you have the ability to think strategically and to see immigration issues in their wider policy context.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 20 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information). 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 4 July 2018. Interviews will be held in London

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Detective Constable – primary role: Offender Manager

St Helena Island, South Atlantic
Two years FTC commencing ASAP

£38k pa, taxable in St Helena
A tax free International Supplement will also apply

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 United Kingdom. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of an international airport offering scheduled commercial air access. The St Helena Police Service comprises a Chief of Police, two Chief Inspectors (Operations and Investigations) two Inspectors, six Sergeants and 14 Constables.

Amongst your responsibilities will be the management of those subject to notification requirements. Alongside partner agencies you must develop and embed a framework for offender management with an intelligence/information framework that supports information sharing. Risk identification and assessment of offenders will be key. In accordance with MAPPA and the Sexual Offences Act 2003, you will monitor, support and manage offenders who pose a risk to the community, using a range of control measures such as civil orders, home visits etc. Trained in Risk Matrix 2000 and ARMS you will have knowledge of multi-agency working within MARAC and MAPPA arrangements and in the context of safeguarding, a background in intelligence management and with a sound knowledge of Sex Offender Registration requirements and related investigations. Experience will also include applying for civil orders and sex offender disclosure schemes.

One of the key expectations of officers coming to St Helena is that they assist in capacity building. You will therefore be required to nurture the investigative skills of uniformed officers, identify and mentor local officers for future progression into CID.
You will also investigate reports of serious and complex crime (current and historic) including sexual offences and those perpetrated against children and vulnerable adults. In partnership with the Attorney Generals’ Chambers you will build successful prosecution cases and support victims and survivors throughout the investigation and criminal justice processes. Interviewing witnesses and suspects you will prepare prosecution files, fulfil disclosure obligations and facilitate multi-agency information sharing as appropriate. You must work across all shifts when required and be ‘on call’. You will be required to be a PIP 2 accredited investigator and experienced in the investigation of serious /complex and acquisitive crime. Being ABE trained or an enhanced interviewer will also be advantageous.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, plus on average 9 public holidays pa, fare paid travel, paid freighting of personal items, a pension contribution and a relocation allowance. 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 2 July 2018. Interviews will be held in London.

For additional information in relation to the role then please do not hesitate to contact Detective Sergeant David Honan: dave.honan@sainthelena.gov.sh

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