AN - LYM -HSJE
Pro Rata £39,003

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is now recruiting for Lymphoedema Practitioner to join their state-of-the-art hospital. They are looking for the Lymphoedema Practitioner to support patients that will be attending outpatient clinic in the St Johns Hospice. This position is a Part-Time position 

You the Lymphoedema Practitioner will work in the Hospice that consist of an 18 bedded inpatient unit, a Day Care Unit and Community Specialist Palliative Care Team. 

Am I right person for this Lymphoedema Practitioner?

  • Registered Nurse or Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Significant experience working in Lymphoedema diagnosis and management
  • Internationally approved certificate as a Lymphoedema Therapist (Foeldi, Vodder, Casley-Smith, Leduc or equivalent) or working towards
  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of specialist knowledge and education

Main Duties as a Lymphoedema Practitioner 

  • You will ensure that a co-ordinated, high quality service for patients with lymphoedema is provided and that this is patient focused and will lead to an improved quality of life for the patient.
  • You need to facilitate the provision of a co-ordinated, high quality service for patients with lymphoedema that is patient focused and will lead to an improved quality of life for the patient.
  • Important that you provide skilled care and expertise in lymphoedema management for all patients referred to the lymphoedema service and to demonstrate competent clinical judgement in deciding patient focused long-range goals or plans.
  • You need to contribute to an efficient and effective service for patients with lymphoedema by employing evidence base practice aiming at meeting the patient’s needs whilst achieving efficient use of resources.
  • You require, to work closely with the Lead Lymphoedema Practitioner in developing the skills required for the provision of skilled care to those patients with complex swelling.
  • You must educate patients, relatives and health care professionals concerning the management of lymphoedema.
  • You must demonstrate a positive and realistic approach to the patients suffering from all types of lymphoedema to ensure that realistic treatment goals are agreed, and that the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs of the patient and family are met.

Benefits

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring, as well as generous unsociable hours enhancements (if applicable)
  • For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension
  • Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

Does this sound like something of interest? Make sure you apply today!