We are seeking a committed and experienced Social Worker to join the Older Adult Team on the beautiful Island of Guernsey , in the Channel Islands. You will provide a social work service to older people, their carers and family during times of change and uncertainty associated with ageing, disability, loss and grief. You will be part of the Older Adults Community Mental Health Team and will act in an advisory capacity to members of the multidisciplinary team on social care issues and perspective relating to older adults, assisting with the mentorship of junior staff and students as appropriate.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale. The current Guernsey Band 6 salary is up to £42,715 plus an annual bonus of £1,120 and higher penalty rates; 36% evening/Saturday and 72% Sunday/BH.
The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of Britain's finest and best-kept beaches , an especially mild and sunny climate , and an offbeat, historic harbour town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.
The States of Guernsey delivers a diverse range of healthcare; their Social Work service provides excellent Older Adult care, supported by Social Workers recruited to a very high standard.
Person requirements : Qualified Social Worker with current full HCPC registration . Current or recent Older Adult sector experience, including managing own caseload. Ability to make judgments and decisions with confidence. Be in possession of a clean and current car driving licence; own vehicle required, (mileage expensed at full rate)
The benefits of working in Guernsey include: - A higher-than-UK salary. - A £1,120 annual bonus - A flat rate 20% income tax. - No Council tax or VAT - A relocation payment of £5,000* - On-site Staff Accommodation or a generous allowance for private rental accommodation* - A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low. *Full T&C in relocation directive
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If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.