Lymphoedema Specialist Practitioner

Location Reading
Discipline: Nurses
Salary: £33,613 - 40,202 per year + Benefits
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

Contact email: suzanne@sterlingcross.com
Job ref: SB/RG/11003/2
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Lymphoedema Specialist Practitioner

Reading

£33,613 - £40,202 DOE

 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a skilled individual to become an integral part of an ‘Outstanding’ motivated team based in Berkshire, who have been awarded for their contribution to the community during Covid-19.

This service offers expert bespoke advice, advanced skills, and intensive treatments to patients with Lymphoedema. You will encourage patients & carers to engage with self-management by offering the support that will enable them to feel confident in managing the condition.

As a Lymphoedema Specialist Practitioner you will work autonomously, managing your own caseload of patients, often with complex physical and emotional needs.

You will:

  • Assess, diagnose, and agree management plans
  • Assist in the delivery of management plans
  • Support the team in developing their skills
  • Offer the opportunity to treat and assess patients in their own homes as and when required

 

Person specification:

You will be an NMC registered Nurse/HCPC registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with:

  • Specialist Lymphoedema experience OR
  • Experience in related area (such as palliative care, oncology/other long-term conditions)
  • Proven experience in managing patients with complex issues
  • Have access to your own mode of transport

 

Benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday – increasing to 33 with length of service + bank holidays
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Continuation of NHS pension (T&C’s)