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Staff Nurse / Senior Staff Nurse

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Pound Sterling icon £26,997 - £38,548 per annum plus 25% taxable gratuity
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Calendar icon 22 Apr 2024
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The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) Health & Social Services Department are looking for an experienced 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…

Staff Nurse / Senior Staff Nurse
Stanley, Falkland Islands

  • Fixed Term Contract, up to 4 years
  • £26,997 - £31,120 or £33,435 - £38,548 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH) has excellent opportunities over the next few months for nurses 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 looking at developing the nursing care provision and want to recruit the right applicants who will be currently registered with NMC or equivalent to fill the following posts:

  • Registered Nurse – working on the one ward welcoming all inpatient admissions.
  • District Nurse – working across our community.
  • Our ward and district nursing teams work closely together with the wider multi-disciplinary team to provide exemplary patient care. We provide care whatever the patient’s age or condition, including out-of-hours urgent care. 

The Package

  • FTC up to 4 years.
  • £26,997 - £31,120 or £33,435 - £38,548 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
  • 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.


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 for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

Close date: 17 May 2024

Interviews week commencing: 27 May 2024

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Clinical Care Specialist, Patient Care Coordinator, Community Health Liaison, Health Services Navigator, Medical Ward Supervisor, Nursing Outreach Specialist, Patient Advocacy Nurse, Healthcare Support Coordinator, Integrated Care Nurse, Health and Wellness Consultant, Staff Nurse, Senior Staff Nurse, Registered Nurse, District Nurse.