Lymphoedema Key Worker, band 5 equivalent

Location: Taunton/Yeovil

Salary: £28,537.23

Hours of work: Up to 37 Hours per week Flexible

St Margaret’s philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do and we expect staff to uphold our values at all times and fulfill our commitment to providing excellent specialist palliative care for patients and support to their families.  We go to great lengths to recruit the right people. We want people with a positive attitude who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to but because they are passionate about working for St Margaret’s.

About the role

To assist the Lymphoedema Nurse/Therapy Specialist (LNTS) in the provision of a high quality, patient focused service for patients with lymphoedema.

To provide care and expertise in lymphoedema management to patients at risk of developing lymphoedema and with mild to moderate lymphoedema, and to assist the LNTS in the management and treatment of patients with severe and complicated or advanced lymphoedema.

To provide advice and education on all aspects of managing mild to moderate lymphoedema for patients, relatives and health care professionals.

If you have any questions or are interested in finding out more before applying, please get in touch with Ali Batchelor, Lead Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist, ali.batchelor@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk

If you have any questions relating to the recruitment process or would like an application form sent out to you, please contact our Recruitment team at Recruitment@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk

How to apply

To apply for the post please follow this link: NHS JOBS


When completing your application please provide your full employment history and ensure that any gaps in employment are explained. Please start with your current or most recent employer.

We will notify you by email if you have been selected for interview or have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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