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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2020.

Lymphoedema Practitioner

Job Reference: 150-EG4678-WST-A

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community nursing
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton and Hove
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join our Lymphoedema Service. The team covers Brighton and Hove, and the beautiful coastal area of West Sussex.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care for patients with lymphoedema. The ability to work autonomously and manage your own caseload in the community is essential. Excellent communication skills are also required, as you will need to liaise closely with members of the multidisciplinary team including consultants, GPs, and other healthcare professionals.

As a Band 6 Lymphoedema Practitioner, you will be expected to work flexibly and independently within our supportive team, covering all aspects of first class service delivery. This is a demanding but enjoyable role, which will give you the opportunity to develop your career in a varied post, working across primary and secondary care boundaries within a multidisciplinary team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSarita Kataria-JulkaJob titleClinical Service ManagerEmail addresssarita.kataria-julka1@nhs.netTelephone number07827 898954

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