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Audiologist

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Profession
Healthcare scientist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Audiologists for this interesting post. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic audiologist to join the existing team.Consideration will be given to applicants who are soon to complete their B.Sc in Audiology. The department is pro-active in providing CPD training and further academic study.The work is interesting and varied and there is an opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of adult and paediatric Audiology.Services include direct referral, adult rehabilitation and paediatric assessments. The successful candidate will be expected to attend clinics at all the Health Board sites.Candidates should be registered/eligible for registration with the RCCP or The Academy of Healthcare Science.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this post is to provide diagnostic and rehabilitative input to patients regarding their hearing difficulties.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder would be expected to undertake a wide range audiological investigations on adults and children. Additionally, to plan and deliver audiological and rehabilitative treatments on patients who have hearing impairments and that may have complex additional needs i.e. patients who have mental health problems, disabilities and tinnitus. Assistance with paediatric audiological service provision on an adhoc basis.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • holds B.Sc Audiology
  • B.Sc Audiology pending completion
  • Registration or eligible for registration with RCCP or AHCS


Experience

Essential

  • Graduate audiologist experience


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate with hearing impaired people of all ages & their families.
  • Diagnostic skills
  • Skills in assessment and rehabilitation of patients with deafness
  • Ability to work alone
  • Computer literate


Desirable

  • Deaf Awareness.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation


Desirable

  • Knowledge of paediatric and adult standards


personal attributes

Essential

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to prioritise own tasks & workload


Desirable

  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to communicate in Welsh


Circumstances e.g. Mobility/Availability-special attendance requirements

Essential

  • Ability to travel between sites


Physical Requirements and attributes

Essential

  • Able to use computer & telephone
  • Clear speech to enable communication with


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-HS013-0523

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