Trainee Lymphoedema Specialist Practitioner

Closing date
Wed 15th September 2021
Job details
For the job description (.docx) Download here
Hours: 30 p/w
Salary: £25,655 - Starting From and Negotiable based on Experience (NHS Agenda for Change Band 5) per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Mary Ann Evans Hospice
Closing date: Wed 15th September 2021

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

As an integral member of the lymphoedema service, you will be responsible for day to day operational activity in relation to patient care within agreed policies and procedures and agreed levels of activity and participate in the effective provision of lymphoedema care services including supporting and supervising staff and volunteers.

The Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist (LNS) will be responsible for the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patients care needs encouraging re-ablement and well-being models of care. At all times the post holder will ensure patients and their carers receive the right hospice care, at the right time and in the right place, optimising patient and carer satisfaction by always facilitating individuals preferences and a personalised care approach.

The Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist (LNS) will work alongside the Head of Practice and Development (Day Hospice, Hospice at Home & Lymphoedema) by ensuring the lymphoedema service is providing treatment and care which is safe, caring, responsive, effective and well-led supporting the Hospices compliance with all aspects of Care Quality Commission (CQC) national standards and related legislation.

 

The post holder will be key to contribute to service development and work with the Head of Practice and Development in advancing care services and undertaking specific key worker responsibilities. See supporting documents for full description.

 

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Practitioner.

Desirable

  • Advanced Communication Skills course*
  • Community Nurse Prescribing qualification *
  • * if not held then must be willing to undertake to be negotiated as part of personal professional development plan
  • Degree in related field or willing to consider developing
  • Good Clinical Practice training for research compliance

Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 3 years professionally qualified experience.
  • Ability to lead and manage a range of staff
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of team
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Experience of CQC compliance and evidencing regulations in practice

Desirable

  • Previous experience working in a palliative care/end of life care environment
  • Experience of service development
  • Experience and commitment to continuous organisational improvement and ability to act as a change agent

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

For help with your application, contact:

Job details
For the job description (.docx) Download here
Hours: 30 p/w
Salary: £25,655 - Starting From and Negotiable based on Experience (NHS Agenda for Change Band 5) per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Mary Ann Evans Hospice
Closing date: Wed 15th September 2021

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

As an integral member of the lymphoedema service, you will be responsible for day to day operational activity in relation to patient care within agreed policies and procedures and agreed levels of activity and participate in the effective provision of lymphoedema care services including supporting and supervising staff and volunteers.

The Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist (LNS) will be responsible for the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patients care needs encouraging re-ablement and well-being models of care. At all times the post holder will ensure patients and their carers receive the right hospice care, at the right time and in the right place, optimising patient and carer satisfaction by always facilitating individuals preferences and a personalised care approach.

The Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist (LNS) will work alongside the Head of Practice and Development (Day Hospice, Hospice at Home & Lymphoedema) by ensuring the lymphoedema service is providing treatment and care which is safe, caring, responsive, effective and well-led supporting the Hospices compliance with all aspects of Care Quality Commission (CQC) national standards and related legislation.

 

The post holder will be key to contribute to service development and work with the Head of Practice and Development in advancing care services and undertaking specific key worker responsibilities. See supporting documents for full description.

 

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Practitioner.

Desirable

  • Advanced Communication Skills course*
  • Community Nurse Prescribing qualification *
  • * if not held then must be willing to undertake to be negotiated as part of personal professional development plan
  • Degree in related field or willing to consider developing
  • Good Clinical Practice training for research compliance

Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 3 years professionally qualified experience.
  • Ability to lead and manage a range of staff
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of team
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Experience of CQC compliance and evidencing regulations in practice

Desirable

  • Previous experience working in a palliative care/end of life care environment
  • Experience of service development
  • Experience and commitment to continuous organisational improvement and ability to act as a change agent

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

For help with your application, contact:

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