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Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Health and Social Care Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Children & Family Community Services


Grade: Band 6 £36,501 - £44,054 BAR £45,493 - £49,449 per annum.


Please note that public sector pay negotiations for 2022 are ongoing.





The States of Guernsey are looking for an innovative and adaptable Mental Health Nurse to work with the health visitors as part of the   Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home Visiting (Mecsh) Programme and also to work with school aged children across the Bailiwick who have emotional needs and low level mental health needs.

The post holder will work as a Community Nurse within the School Nursing Team and the Health Visiting Team on a 50/50 basis.

The post holder will be working with clients in a variety of community settings, providing interventions and programmes of care to meet their mental health needs. The postholder will also offer support and supervision as required to the health visiting and school nursing teams.

As a Mental Health Nurse in this area you will work closely with Health Visitors and School Nurses to support clients with their mental health needs, this may be on a one-to-one or group basis and may involve client’s homes, or other community settings, referring to other services as required

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description


We offer a full relocation package which includes interview and relocation travel, this is in addition to our competitive pay, annual bonus.


Furthermore we offer subsidised accommodation for those travelling to the Island alone, and an 8 year employment permit for those wishing to bring a partner or family.  Please see the link below for further information regarding this.


Terms and conditions apply to all bonuses, relocation package, accommodation, travel and employment permits.


Please click on the links below to find out more about living and working in Guernsey.


Living and Working in Guernsey


Getting to know Guernsey


Relocation Information 2022


Employment Permit Information


Please do not submit a CV to the contact shown above, applications should be submitted online. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the Recruitment Team at healthjobs@gov.gg or on tel. 01481 221993.



Contact: Aileen Underwood - Team Manager on tel. (01481) 222011 or email: aileen.underwood@gov.gg


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.


Closing Date: 11 July 2022


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.


Please note that the States of Guernsey is undergoing a significant period of change and transformation.  The officer must acknowledge and accept that the nature and type of duties within the role are likely to evolve and change over time in the course of that transformation.  In such circumstances and accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of employment the employer may require the transfer, and/or redeployment, of an officer to other suitable roles within the States.


All employees are expected to uphold the purpose, vision and values of Service Guernsey: one organisation, one purpose, one focus and, in particular, to exhibit behaviours that reflect the core values of teamwork, accountability, customer service and empowerment.


For more information please visit https://gov.gg/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=150547.

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