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The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Healthcare scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

An opportunity has arisen to join our award winning team. Our goal is to find an enthusiastic Audiologist to complement our friendly, dynamic, forward-thinking multi-disciplinary team. We offer a full range of adult and paediatric audiology, including newborn screening, implantable devices, balance, tinnitus, hearing therapy and have an integrated, specialist ear care nursing team. Duties will include the assessment and rehabilitation of adults and/or children dependent upon experience. The role offers the opportunity to build on experience with opportunities to receive further training within specialist areas. The main duties are to provide direct patient care for adult audiology patients. The post holder will work autonomously, performing routine assessments and be able to undertake routine aspects of rehabilitative audiology including REMs to ensure quality of hearing aid fitting. The post holder shall understand the needs of the role being to communicate in a sensitive, caring and clear way and working under pressure working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will be asked to support colleagues. The post holder should practice in a caring, family friendly and holistic manner, helping to produce individualised management plans. The ideal candidate will be friendly, approachable, have excellent communication skills, contribute to service development and be willing to support the leadership team.

Main duties of the job

Dependent upon experience the main duties of the successful Audiologist is to provide excellent direct audiology patient care for adult populations. The post holder will work autonomously and perform routine audiological assessments and be competent in routine provision of rehabilitative audiology. The post holder shall understand that communicating with service users in a sensitive and clear way and working under pressure along with being able to work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team will be part of the role. The post holder will be asked to work supporting colleagues and may include student mentorship. The post holder should practice in a caring and holistic manner, helping to produce individualised management plans. The ideal candidate will be friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude to service development and be willing to support the leadership team. They will strive to continue providing a family-friendly service.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working with hearing aids


  • Experience of working in a hospital environment
  • Experience of working independently



  • BSc in Audiology or equivalent



  • Good IT skills
  • Demonstrate a willingness to develop and learn new skills
  • Awareness of Health and Safety requirements
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to prioritise own workload and is able to work independently
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to produce timely, accurate written/electronic records

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