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Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a qualified Audiologist with experience to join our small, friendly Adult Hearing Service.

Provision of a comprehensive hearing assessment and fitting of hearing aid service for non-complex adults in Milton Keynes.

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings

Main duties of the job

  • Assessment of hearing needs
  • Full diagnostics
  • Fitting and programming of hearing aids
  • Aftercare
  • Accurate and timely record keeping

About us

We provide :

- CPD opportunities

- Modern, spacious clinic rooms maintained to a high standard

- The opportunity to fit the latest range of Sivantos NHS hearing aids

- The chance to be part of a small, friendly department that excels at providing excellent client-centered care

You will need :
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional customer care skills
  • The ability and initiative to work independently and as part of a very small team
  • We work with the support of a GP with Special Interests in ENT and the Sensory Advice and Resource Centre.
  • We are looking to welcome a colleague who is also able to support service development and use their clinical expertise to improve client care .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To perform routine audiological assessment and rehabilitation of non-complex adults
  • To select and fit appropriate hearing aids from NHS BTE range used in Milton Keynes
  • To perform Real Ear Measurements to verify and evaluate hearing aid performance
  • To take silicon impressions of clients ears when clinically necessary
  • To provide counselling, support and advice for clients with hearing loss and amplification
  • To re-evaluate the needs of clients returning for re-assessment
  • To support team members in other duties as required by the service
  • To undertake clinical and administrative tasks as required by the team
  • To participate in audits as required

Person Specification

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • BSc, MSc in Audiology or equivalent
  • Registered member of British Association of Audiologists
  • Competent in: Diagnostic Audiology, Adult Rehabilitation, Fitting of digital Hearing Aids
  • Dexterous with: Ear canal impression taking, Probe microphone placement, Earmould modification
  • Able to communicate effectively with: Clients with severe to profound hearing loss, Carers, Colleagues


  • Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered
  • Skills in the following: oAuditbase oCouselling oTeaching oPresentation oPlanning oOrganising oHearing loss in adults oAdults with tinnitus oRegistration with RCCP
  • Previous NHS experience

Personal Attributes


  • Able to: oMaintain a friendly, professional approach and work effectively under pressure oPrioritise work oCreate good working relationships oUndertake other admin tasks to support the team
  • Able to work effectively: oAs part of a small team oSingle handed
  • Excellent communications skills: oVerbally with clients and colleagues oExcellent written skills - clients medical records, clinical reports and email communication with colleagues



  • Holds a UK driving license, has use of own car and able to travel across Milton Keynes as required
  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English, adequate to enable the post holder to carry out the role effectively

Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


Eaglestone Health Centre

Standing Way

Milton Keynes


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