Senior Sister / Charge Nurse - Ward 7 - Unscheduled Care
Noble's Hospital

Job Reference: DOH&-008994

Closing Date: 20/06/2019

Salary: £37,740 - 49,613 Per Annum

Department: Department of Health & Social Care

Hours Per week: 37.5

We are looking for dynamic and highly motivated Senior Sister or Charge Nurse to join the Stroke Team here at Noble’s Hospital on the Isle of Man.

About the role and our unit

The stroke team is interdisciplinary, consisting of nurses, healthcare assistants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and the third sector.  The team is welcoming and supportive and we are looking for someone who has a clear track record of managing patient focused care to a high standard.

Our goal is to provide the people on the Isle of Man with the best small island stroke service available.  In this role, you will be central to supporting the expansion and development of the stroke service.  There will be a strong focus on research, audit and customer engagement to achieve this.

You will be able to use your strong leadership and relationship skills in order to manage and support the team to deliver excellence in the case of people affected by stroke.

The role will give you the opportunity to use innovation, curiosity and problem solving skills to both deliver excellent patient care and drive change. 

For more details about this post, please view the Job Profile and Job Description and Person Specification, available to download at the bottom of the advert.


The Isle of Man, our hospital and healthcare system

The Isle of Man is a special place to live and work and by joining our team at Noble's Hospital, you will be able to benefit from what the island, our lifestyle and working environment here has to offer.

The Isle of Man is a self-governing crown dependency within the British Isles, with a population of approximately 85,000.

Our healthcare system is separate to the UK NHS and is provided by a National Health Service based on that in the United Kingdom but is independently financed and administered within the Isle of Man.  Many of the changes brought about to the UK National Health Service, as a consequence of the extensive reorganisations of recent years have not been adopted in the Isle of Man.

The island has a lot to offer and those living here benefit from:

  • A great work-life balance
  • A relaxed way of life in a safe environment with low crime
  • Fantastic lifestyle opportunities - You could enjoy an outdoor lifestyle - walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking and great beaches
  • Low income tax rates, maximum rate being 20%

At Noble's hospital, we also take pride in being able to offer a workplace that:

  • Is equipped to the latest standards
  • Offers brilliant training and development opportunities - We operate a well-resourced education and training centre. We provide excellent opportunities for professional learning including an extensive CPD programme
  • Has a great working environment - we're a close knit team who are driven to ensure we provide high quality healthcare services to the people on the island

For this post we also offer interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts. Subsidised accommodation and assistance with housing costs may also be available.

At Noble's hospital and the DHSC, we have an exciting ambition to build a new model of health and social care that delivers truly effective health and social care strategies in a way which is innovative and responsive to community needs. This is an exciting opportunity where you can make a difference and be a part of shaping the Islands’ future health services.

If you would like to achieve a fantastic work-life balance with a professionally satisfying job whilst living in one of the safest, least congested and most beautiful parts of the British Isles then this is the job for you!

For further information about living in the Isle of Man take a look at our All about the Isle of Man booklet available to download at the bottom of this page and visit www.locate.im 


National Insurance Holiday Scheme

The Isle of Man is offering a National Insurance Holiday Scheme which allows newly employed, relocated or returning residents to apply for a refund on their National Insurance contributions for their first year of living or returning to the Isle of Man, with refunds capped at £4,000. To see how this scheme could benefit you visit www.locate.im

Our Values

In the Department of Health & Social Care we pride ourselves on being committed, appreciative, respectful and excellent. CARE represents what we are about, what we stand for and what we value. All our recruitment, performance management and development are based on our CARE ethos.


Your Benefits

In the Isle of Man Public Service we believe the benefits we offer our employees are important; from financial benefits to your Wellbeing and Development, we have a lot to offer. We have created a downloadable document, Our Benefits - A Quick Guide; have a read to see what benefits you could enjoy whilst working for us. 


Flexible Working

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.


Find out more and apply

For further information out the post, please see the Job Profile; alternatively contact Gillian Horsey on 01624 650953.

We also believe the benefits we offer our employees are important; from financial benefits to your wellbeing and development, we have a lot to offer. We have created a downloadable document, Nursing Benefits Book; have a read to see what benefits you could enjoy whilst working for us. 

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. It is recommended that you include a cover letter with your CV which explains your motivations for applying for this position and demonstrates your suitability for the requirements of the post. If you do wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.

Please note, an enhanced police check with baring will be required for this post. This will be paid for by the DHSC.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers


 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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