Senior Audiologist (Tech Support)

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified audiologists with a couple of years experience and ready for the next adventure? Are you excited by technology? Do you love problem-solving? This could be the next role you are looking for!

We are looking for a Senior Audiologist to join our friendly and welcoming team. You will lead the maintenance and upgrades of the departments essential IT system (Auditbase) and the audiology equipment alongside the management team. The successful candidate will be well supported by experienced audiologists, the IT Team and MEMs departments and full training will be provided.

You will have an interesting and varied clinical workload alongside the technical role.

Main duties of the job

To provide specialist diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology to specific patient groups. To train, teach and supervise junior staff within the discipline.

Additionally, this specialist role focusses on routine management of the department's Information Technology and equipment. The responsibilities include managing Auditbase, and other software upgrades and installations, technology troubleshooting (both software and hardware), annual calibration planning, and liaison with MSE Digital Services.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people. We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We look forward to your application. Please refer to attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • BSc in Audiology or equivalent (Dip Audiology with relevant BSc or BAA parts 1 & 2 with H'Tec/B'Tec MPPM)
  • State registration


  • Membership of Professional groups such as BAA & BSA

Knowledge & Experience


  • Full competency, including theoretical and practical training in full range of hearing aid techniques and clinical diagnostic test procedures (adults and young children including pre-school age) will have been gained.


  • Able to manage the departments database Auditbase including upgrades / installations and trouble shooting
  • Experienced in training, teaching and supervise junior staff within the discipline
  • NHS experience

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Court Road



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