Job Title: Lymphoedema Practitioner

Location: Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Eliot Way, Nuneaton, CV10 7QL

Hours: 22.5 hours per week (negotiable)

Closing date: 19th August  

Interview Date: TBA  

Key about the role:

This is an excellent opportunity to utilise your expert clinical lymphoedema and leadership skills to provide an efficient and effective contemporary lymphoedema service. If you feel you have the skills, determination and passion to be a lead professional and practitioner in this team then please take the time to read the job description and person specification.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective day to day running of the lymphoedema service, to deliver expert clinical care and key quality, performance and financial plans, achieving key service improvements and line management to designated staff. They will take the lead in developing a culture of high performance, ownership and accountability where safety, quality and excellence in patient outcome and experience is consistently delivered, in line with not only national and locally agreed standards but also the high standards of performance Mary Ann sets itself.

You will be a Registered Professional – nursing or allied healthcare – with an accredited qualification in lymphoedema, with experience and proven clinical skills in lymphoedema essential.  Preferably you will hold a teaching and mentoring qualification, an Advanced Communication Skills course and have completed a course or training in leadership/management.

You will need to be able to work autonomously and as part of team, be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and have experience and proficiency in developing, supervising and supporting team members. Car driver is essential. You will have a caring and compassionate nature with the ability to think and operate within the ethos of the Hospice.

The Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, this will be updated 3 yearly. 

For further details / informal visits please contact: Thom Allison, Clinical Development Lead, 02476 863903 or 02476 865440, or email thomas.allison@geh.nhs.uk

Please return your completed application and Equal Opportunities Form to Rose Sidwell; rose.sidwell@geh.nhs.uk     

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