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Job Advert - Poole Hospital Nhs Foundation Trust - Senior Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist / Ahp Practitioner

Jan 25, 2018

JOB ADVERT - POOLE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST - SENIOR LYMPHOEDEMA NURSE SPECIALIST / AHP PRACTITIONER

SENIOR LYMPHEODEMA NURSE SPECIALIST/ AHP PRACTITIONER 

37.5 hours week

Permanent position

Band 7 AFC

Based at Forest Holme, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

     

Are you an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated lympheodema specialist practitioner with experience in providing active care and treatment for patients with lympheodema? If so, and you are looking to expand your leadership skills, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior nurse specialist/physiotherapy/AHP to take the clinical lead within our existing lympheodema service at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The applicant must have extensive specialist knowledge and skills in the field of lympheodema and demonstrate a real desire and aptitude to lead the ongoing development of our established lympheodema service.

 

The successful candidate will provide expert knowledge, skills high quality care and psychological support to patients and their families with secondary lympheodema who have undergone treatment for cancer at the Dorset Cancer Centre.

 

Requirements

  • RGN with a minimum of 5 years post registration experience in nursing or qualified senior physiotherapist
  • Previous nursing experience in lympheodema care, oncology and/ or palliative care at a senior level
  • Will possess a healthcare related degree and post registration qualification/education in the speciality
  • Clinical experience & knowledge in the management of lympheodema and providing psychological support to patients
  • Physically ability to perform physical aspects of treatment including manual lymphatic drainage
  • Experience in managing and leading teams and services
  • Ability to work autonomously,  manage own work or case load effectivelyand demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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For further information or informal visit please contact:

Andrea Moxham, Matron for Cancer Services & Specialist Palliative Care, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Telephone 01202 448088 or

Jan Barclay, Lympheodema CNS Tel 01202 448423

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