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Lymphoedema Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Lymphoedema Service
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time 26 hours per week
Job ref
110-NMR273-1017
Site
Dewi Sant Health Park
Town
Pontypridd
Salary
£22,129 to £28,747 per annum
Closing
07/01/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our http://joincwmtaf.wales pag

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership


 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Lymphoedema Nurse to support the development of a progressive Lymphoedema Service within Cwm Taf University Health Board. The post holder will be required to provide specialist advice and direct clinical support in the management of individuals presenting with Lymphoedema.

Clinical work will include assessment and appropriate management strategies including Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, maintenance treatments, education and support for patients developing Lymphoedema.

This post requires that you have the ability to travel between locations to carry out your work and to attend training/meetings.

The post holder will be required to work the following hours: 9.30am to 2.30pm four days a week/9.30am to 3.30pm one day per week.

Ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 7th January 2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Michelle Fishbourne, Lead Lymphoedema Specialist
Tel: 01443 443443 ext. 5555
E-mail: Michelle.Fishbourne@wales.nhs.uk