Moggerhanger, Bedford MK44, UK
£26,598 - £28,860 per annum Closing Date
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 View Advert
About the Job
St John's Hospice
£26,598 - £28,860 per annum
Up to 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Two part-time positions will be considered
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Lymphoedema Specialist to join our team at St John’s Hospice. This is an exciting opportunity to provide a specialist service to lymphoedema patients, assessing, planning and delivering treatment to patients, often with complex needs. The successful candidate will work with other colleagues to ensure provision of advice on lymphoedema management to health care professionals.
•Develop and maintain a referral system ensuring efficient, timely assessment and treatment.
•Undertake comprehensive assessments of patients with Lymphoedema including those with complex presentations, using investigative and analytical skills.
•Implement specialist treatments including compression, multi layer bandaging, manual lymphatic drainage, skin care and exercise advice and to monitor the effect of these interventions.
•Communicate sensitive and complex information effectively to patients and carers.
•Communicate effectively with referrers. As necessary refer patients on to appropriate specialities.
•Provide expert and evidence based guidance to patients/carers and health care professionals on the management of lymphoedema, both informally and in planned training.
St John’s is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire. We support people aged 18 and over who are dying from conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including community and inpatient care
Due to a limited public transport service your own transport is essential.
Free onsite parking * Subsidised meals * Free tea and coffee * 25 days holiday rising to 30 plus bank holidays (pro rata part time) *PeoplePerks discounts with hundreds of retailers and services that can amount to an average annual saving of £350
Sue Ryder is a charity registered in England and Wales (1052076) and in Scotland (SC039578). Company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (943228). Registered office: Kings House, King Street, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2ED