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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Audiology

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 Per annum inclusive of HCAS pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an expert individual in the field of Audiology as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Audiology for our Audiology led community clinics based in an Enfield GP surgery and Finchley Memorial Hospital.

Main duties of the job

This role will need the high-level expertise of an audiologist that has specialisms in diagnostics, clinical management, and wax removal. They will be expected to work autonomously in a community setting and be competent to work within the scope of practice described in the Job Description linked to this role.

We would expect that this role would suit an Advanced Audiologist looking for more autonomy.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is an ideal role for an experienced Audiologist with a keen interest in evidenced based practice, who is looking to widen their expertise further to do this at the Royal National Ear, Nose, Throat and Eastmans Dental Hospitals and Outreach services.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has a good working relationship but can also challenge their colleagues where appropriate. The ideal candidate will have strong audiology experience, with the ability to communicate well and be prepared to work with the Audiology managers and the Head of Audiology, to deliver exemplar clinics and training in this field for our service.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualification


  • Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register or HCPC registered, Senior specialist AHP
  • Teaching course
  • Management training course/ leadership course
  • Honours degree (Level 3/ FHEQ Level 6) in health-related subject
  • Successful completion of a PGDip in Advanced Practice at Masters/Level 7 programme
  • Independent and supplementary prescribing qualification


  • Full MSc in Advanced Practice or equivalen



  • Minimum 18 months experience in an trainee advanced clinical practitioner role
  • Minimum 18 months experience within acute medicine



  • Communicates effectively verbally, in writing and in electronic formats

Personal and People Development


  • Demonstrates evidence of professional development in line with KSF, maintains updated Portfolio
  • Experience working as preceptor/ facilitator
  • Reflective in Practice
  • Prioritises own workload



  • Demonstrates understanding of principles and practice of Clinical Governance, e.g. Risk Management

Provision of care to meet health and wellbeing needs


  • Articulates reasons for desire to work in this clinical areas

Learning and Development


  • Able to work on/under own initiative
  • Demonstrates commitment to act as preceptor/facilitator
  • Experience teaching others and responding to learning needs
  • Able to plan and deliver teaching sessions/programmes

People management


  • Able to co-ordinate / facilitate a group of staff


  • Demonstrates knowledge of effective budgeting practice
  • Experience of managing resources

Capacity and Capability


  • Demonstrates awareness of contemporary issues in nursing and health care
  • Able to evaluate the impact of practice development activities
  • Able to support staff in acquisition of essential and expanded clinical skills


  • Demonstrates understanding of research - based practice

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



47-49 Huntley Street



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