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Lymphoedema Nurse Associate

St Oswald's Hospice
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary £23,175 - £24,920 per annum full time
Job Type:
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
17/07/2022 23:59:00
Lymphoedema Nurse Associate

St Oswald’s Lymphoedema Service provides high quality care for people with Lymphoedema, palliative care patients with oedema as a symptom of their advanced disease and children with lymphoedema.

We provide specialist assessment and management of Lymphoedema for people who live in Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Gateshead and South Tyneside. Care is delivered across a range of settings at St.Oswalds Hospice as well as in ourcommunity outreach clinics, hospital wards and patients homes.

We can offer you:

  • Pleasant working environment within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Hours to be worked over Monday to Friday, you will not be required to work nights or weekends.
  • Good staffing levels.
  • Membership of the NHS pension scheme transferable.
  • 27 days annual holiday per annum plus 8 statutory days.
  • Free car parking and excellent public transport links.
  • Comprehensive induction program.
  • Opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Lymphoedema.
  • Educational opportunities through our Learning and Development Department.
  • Time to spend with Patients (our appointments are between 30-90mins)
  • Continuity of care (we try to keep patients within the team and with a minimum number of practitioners)
  • Support for personal and professional development (monthly 1-1’s, clinical supervision, team meetings, reflective practice/education on top of annual 2 days attendance on our clinical education days)

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification, please click here

To discuss this post further please contact Kath Clark, Matron for Day Services 01912850063 ext 2075 , kathclark@stoswaldsuk.org or Jane Donaldson, Sister for Lymphoedema Service 01912850063 ext 2193, janedonaldson@stoswaldsuk.org

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

As a responsible healthcare organisation we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. Therefore, in line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against the virus.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status.

Interview date: 4th August 2022

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St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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