Lymphoedema Practitioner

(Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist) 

22.5 hours per week 

£35,392 – £37,350 per annum pro rata, dependent on experience 


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified practitioner to join our small Lymphoedema team, working alongside our Lymphoedema Specialist nurses to deliver and evaluate Lymphoedema treatment and care. 

We are welcoming candidates looking for a truly rewarding position, who want to deliver the highest quality of care and demonstrate our Hospice Values, and are keen to join a caring, compassionate and diverse multi-disciplinary team. 

The successful candidate will have experience of lymphoedema practice and be competent in the treatment and management of such patients. With advanced communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate a commitment to providing a high standard of care. Previous experience of working within a community/palliative care setting would be advantageous.

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy. 

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect; 

  • To join a supportive and caring team  
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays) with previous continuous NHS service recognised 
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice 
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme or continued membership of the NHS pension scheme  
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision 
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development  
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)   
  • Excellent on-site subsidised catering facilities 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme  

This appointment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including Barred lists. 

To apply, please use the ‘Apply Here’ button below

Closing Date: 24 August 2023 

Interview Date: 6 September 2023

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