Clinical Lead for Community Lymphoedema

We need people who share our drive to change lives for the better. If you care deeply about the work you do, are a team player, like a challenge and are always looking look for better ways of doing things, you will relish the opportunity to work at Accelerate.

Clinical Lead for Community Lymphoedema

Accelerate Centre of Excellence & Innovation , London
£42,000 – £51,000

You are a Lymphoedema Specialist. What is your next step? Accelerate is looking for a clinical leader who is ambitious to create change in how lymphoedema is managed, advance national practice and their career in effective management. Are you looking for a team that fires your enthusiasm, is exciting and collaborative, that works within a quality environment that provides time to care and find creative solutions for a very complex group? Is this your new direction for 2021?

Specialist nursing and therapy roles are critical to the successful delivery of care within Accelerate. This Clinical Lead Role is one of several within the organisation, aimed at developing the clinical management and quality team. This role will lever your passion for your speciality and your expert skills in the care and management of complex patients for the delivery of excellent outcomes for your marginalised community. This is a fabulous opportunity to develop your specialism and clinical leadership.

Main duties of the job

You will have significant experience of working as a Lymphoedema Specialist or as a clinician working within Long Term Conditions and a keen understanding of the impact that poorly managed oedema has on the population. The Clinical Lead is considered the expert and will take ownership for operational delivery of the clinical service area together with a population health focus. The post holder will lead their team to deliver excellent clinical care alongside the management of risk and successful deployment of team resources. This role will enable the post holder to take full end to end responsibility for delivery of outcomes and indicators for a defined contractual business area. Clinical and operational delivery are core to this role The post holder is accountable to the Director of Clinical Services for the management of the key performance targets. You will be a high level performer with a driving ambition to find new and exciting ways of showcasing the success of your service.

Our location

We’re based in Hackney, London so it’s essential that you can easily get here and that you have a driver’s licence to travel further afield.

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Our promise to you

  • Negotiated salary that reflects recruitment, retention and professional growth
  • The right amount of clinical time to provide safe and effective patient centred care
  • The provision of 3 days of protected education days per year
  • A 1- 2 year development programme for clinicians wishing to become Specialist Nurses or Therapists: From Novice to Specialist in Lymphoedema
  • Leadership development programme
  • Future opportunities to be part of national developments and training
  • Internal Mentoring programme
  • Tailored induction programme
  • Quarterly team events to celebrate success!
  • Access to flexible working
  • Interest free membership loans and travel loans
  • Competitive Pension Scheme (Employer contribution of 7%)
  • Access to a Health Cash Plan
  • Twice yearly fun days!