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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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