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Dual Registered Midwife / Nurse

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Pound Sterling icon £33,435 - £38,548 DoE and qualifications+ on-call and unsocial hours allowances.
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Calendar icon 10 May 2024
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The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) Health & Social Services Department are looking for an experienced dual registered midwife and nurse with a ‘can do’ attitude and excellent people skills keen to embrace the opportunity to work in a small team making a difference to our community.

Are you ready for the adventure of living in a beautiful and unique country?

If so, look no further…


Dual Registered Midwife / Nurse
Stanley, Falkland Islands

  • Fixed Term Contract, up to 4 years
  • £33,435 - £38,548 depending on qualifications and experience, along with on-call and unsocial hours allowances.


The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH) has excellent opportunities over the next few months for dual registered nurse midwives interested in expanding their horizons to live and work in our beautiful islands.

The KEMH is the present base for all the Islands Health services. We are also looking to develop and improve our nursing and midwifery care provision and want to recruit the right applicants who will be currently registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council in the UK or equivalent.

There is the one ward providing secondary care to everyone whatever their age or condition needing admission and the successful applicant will be based here providing nursing care as well as working with the small caseload of pregnant women.


The Package

  • FTC up to 4 years
  • £33,435 - £38,548 depending on qualifications and experience, along with on call and unsocial hours allowances
  • This role attracts a market supplement of £12,000 - £15,000 per annum that will be subject to an annual review
  • Eligibility for a 25% Gratuity (taxable)
  • 41 days paid leave, 30 days paid annual leave plus 11 government and public holidays
  • Relocation Allowance, to help with moving costs
  • Flights Package, for you and any recognised dependents residing with you at post both at the beginning and end of contract, along with additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract
  • Government Housing, for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in
  • A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in


Health & Social Services Department

The Health and Social Services Department is one of the Directorates of the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) which offers a range of fulfilling job opportunities across the full spectrum of public services.  Working in the Health and Social Services means that the successful applicant will be able to work in team providing a wide range of health care to our community.

Exciting developments in the Hospital include a new CT Scan, Mammography unit and plans for a new operating theatre along with a separate scheme to build a Vulnerable Person’s residential facility to be known as Tussac House.


FIG

The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory with full internal self-government.

As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, FIG offers unique job opportunities in various public services, including town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation, and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.


The Falkland Islands

Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!

The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.

For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities that are hard to match anywhere else in the world.


How to apply:

Click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

Close date: 14 June 2024

Shortlisting week commencing: 17 June 2024

Interviews commencing: 24 June 2024

Other suitable skills and experience include Health, Midwife, Midwifery, Nurse, Nursing, Dual Registered Midwife and Nurse, Integrated Nurse-Midwife, Women's Health Specialist, Coordinated Maternal Care Practitioner, Cross-Functional Healthcare Professional, Comprehensive Maternity Provider, Hospital Maternity Specialist, Dual-Registered Care Professional, Holistic Health Provider, Collaborative Nursing Specialist.