Lymphoedema Key Worker Band 5 Equivalent

St Margaret's Somerset Hospice


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Job summary

St Margarets philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do and we expect staff to uphold our values at all times and fulfill our commitment to providing excellent specialist palliative care for patients and support to their families. We go to great lengths to recruit the right people. We want people with a positive attitude who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to but because they are passionate about working for St Margarets.

Main duties of the job

To assist the Lymphoedema Nurse/Therapy Specialist (LNTS) in the provision of a high quality, patient focused service for patients with lymphoedema.

To provide care and expertise in lymphoedema management to patients at risk of developing lymphoedema and with mild to moderate lymphoedema, and to assist the LNTS in the management and treatment of patients with severe and complicated or advanced lymphoedema.

About us

Benefits Include: The opportunity to remain in NHS pension scheme if already contributing (or have been within last 12 months). Alternatively, you can join the Hospice pension plan.

Recognising your continuous service date for holiday entitlement when you join the Hospice directly from the NHS or another hospice.

Access to learning and support opportunities

Free car parking.

Auto enrolment for eligible staff in Workplace pension scheme.

Eligibility for NHS discounts Blue Light Card etc

Confidential and free 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family offering:

o Counselling

o Support

o Legal, Financial and Medical Information and Advice

o A Vitality & Wellbeing health portal

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further details on the role, responsibilities and person specification for this position.

Person Specification



  • First level registration or professional qualification

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.

Employer details

Employer name

St Margaret's Somerset Hospice


Heron Drive




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For questions about the job, contact:

Ali Batchelor


Date posted

16 November 2021

Pay scheme



£28,537.23 a year Depending on Experience



Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number


Job locations

Heron Drive




Little Tarrat Lane



BA20 2HU

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Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.