With a remote location and laid-back lifestyle, St Helena Island provides an opportunity to experience a different work environment. Dedicare is the first stop to finding you St Helena Island hospital jobs allowing you to embark on your next adventure.
Experienced supplier of St Helena hospital jobs
Dedicare has supplied healthcare professionals to this remote location for many years and our experience and knowledge is foremost in ensuring we help you make the right choice.
Opportunities for St Helena Island Hospital jobs are available to
- Allied health professionals
Our service to you
- Provide information on every aspect of working on the Island.
- Ensure your travel and relocation needs are managed door to door.
- Manage all the required documentation with you.
- Arrange discussions with colleagues who have experience of working on St Helena.
- Keep in touch during your assignment.
The Health Directorate manages the single general hospital which is in Jamestown. The hospital has an intensive care unit, operating theatre, radiology suite with CT-scan, Xray, mammography and ultrasound facilities. There are 4 outpatient clinic sites in Jamestown and 3 other outlying districts. They work closely with the social care services directorate to ensure care home residents receive relevant care and assurance of safeguarding measures for children and adults. They support the police and prison services to offer care to those in custody including limited forensic services. The core services include Community Nursing and Primary Health Care Services; Dental and Pharmacy Services; Hospital/Acute Services; Environmental Health and Laboratory Services.
Patients with complex needs or requiring specialist interventions are referred overseas, mainly to South Africa and minimal numbers to the UK. Decision for overseas referral is based on clinical need, expected outcome and available funding. Charges are payable for treatment. Costs for primary care for the local population, and emergency treatment for UK residents are modest. Comprehensive medical insurance is compulsory for visitors and non-residents.
Taking on St Helena Island hospital jobs
When taking on St Helena Island hospital jobs you will need to complete mandatory pre-employment checks in the UK in addition to those required by St Helena Government in line with your application. Dedicare will help with any document requirements as part of your application.
Full registration with the General Medical Council, or equivalent professional body is required, along with confirmation of good standing with a licensing authority. If you want to work in St Helena for a short time, you are allowed to stay there and work for up to six months on a short-term entry permit issued on arrival and you do not need additional permission to work.
You will require the appropriate professional indemnity cover which will be organised by yourself, although we would be happy to assist with this. Dedicare will provide support and assistance and work with you throughout the entire process