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Lymphoedema Nurse

Job Reference: J180-A-19-280276

Employer:
Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Department:
DCCS Ltd
Location:
Buckden
Salary:
Depending on Experience

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Dermatology Community Clinic Services Ltd

Lymphoedema Nurse

15 hours per week (Part-time)

Are you an experienced Lymphoedema Nurse or an experienced Community or Practice Nurse looking to develop your skills? If the answer is yes, then we have a great opportunity for you!

Hosted by Buckden & Little Paxton Surgery, we provide a community-based Lymphoedema service for patients living across Huntingdonshire and the surrounding area. Our important and rewarding service provides initial assessment and holistic ongoing management and support for patients with Lymphoedema who often experience other long-term complications with their health. We work to maintain mobility, optimise self-care, reduce avoidable hospital admissions and improve quality of life and outcomes for patients accessing our service.

The successful candidate will work alongside our experienced Lymphoedema Nurse, becoming increasingly autonomous as we work towards a planned retirement in 2020. Woking hours would increase from 15 hours per week initially to 21 hours per week with additional hours available within our Practice Nursing Team for candidates with appropriate skills who are looking to work longer hours in the short to medium term.

Fully accredited training, qualification and support will be provided for any successful candidates looking to specialise in this area with ongoing training and support for more experienced candidates.

Treatments and procedures include manual and/or simple lymphatic drainage, Kinesio taping, multi-layer lymphoedema bandaging, compression therapy, skin care, mobility and exercise advice.

We are an experienced community services provider delivering dermatology, vasectomy and lymphoedema services. Hours would be worked over three or four days with clinics based at both Buckden and Little Paxton Surgery sites.

Total Hours: 15 hours initially increasing to 21 hours (but flexible for the right candidate)

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Closing date for applications is Monday 6 January 2020. Interviews will be held within the following two weeks.

If you would like an informal chat please contact Veronica Williams, Lymphoedema Nurse DCCS (01480 810216 or veronica.williams4@ nhs.net) or Dr Paolo Fargnoli (01480 810216 or paolo.fargnoli@nhs.net)

DCCS Ltd

Buckden Surgery

Mayfield

Buckden

PE19 5SZ




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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