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Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist

Job Reference: 282-SA7384-B

Employer:
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Therapist
Location:
The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea
Salary:
£27,627 - £35,529 pa inc

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 3,900 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals – one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey – as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits and learning and development opportunities. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.


We are looking for a fully trained MLD Therapist to join our team of specialist therapists to support our lymphoedema service. The post holder will work with the therapists to provide the MLD aspect of lymphoedema management for patients with cancer. The post offers the opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience with patients who have a variety of types of cancer related oedema. We offer a friendly, supportive environment working with trained lymphoedema therapists and an opportunity to participate in relevant departmental research and audit projects. You should have some previous experience in the special needs of the patient with cancer related lymphoedema, well developed communication and interpersonal skills and be able to utilise time management and organisational skills to ensure your work is co-ordinated to a high standard.

 

This post is based in Chelsea but will require some clinical rotation to the Sutton site.

 

Closing date: Midnight on Monday May 27th 2019

 

Interviews will be held: Wednesday June 5th 2019 in Sutton in the morning



For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Gauld, Lymphoedema Therapist, jane.gauld@rmh.nhs.uk




The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.


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.



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