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Principal Paediatric Audiologist

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £55,492 a year PA Including HCAS
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Audiologist to apply for band 6 or band 7 Principal paediatric Audiologist role. .

We are an IQIPS accredited department and strive to deliver a high quality service. We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to lead and continue to develop the excellent standards of Audiology care .

You need to possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to actively support the service in delivering a high-quality patient's care.

You must have experience in the management of complex and non-routine case load in thespecialist areas of paediatric audiology. This includes working with patients and families, and working with a multidisciplinary team.

This role involves highly specialistpatient care. All such care will be provided in an effective, caring and compassionate service to patients. The post holder is required to abide by the NHS values and the Constitution.

Previous applicants need not apply again.

Main duties of the job

  • Analyse test results and information elicited from the patient and significant others to propose and agree the management plan. This must take into account many different factors including duration and aetiology of deafness, functional ability, motivation, additional difficulties (such as visual impairment, cerebral palsy etc.), socialcircumstances, employment situation, educational placement and family support.
  • Identify when further investigations are necessary, and make appropriate referrals in a timely manner.
  • Analyse highly complex test results which may be conflicting or incomplete and make judgements on the most appropriate management of these patients.
  • Adapt techniques to suit the individual patient's need.
  • Conduct Auditory Brainstem Response and/or Auditory Steady State Response Testing.
  • Work as an independent practitioner without supervision providing clinical services directly to patients.
  • Creating individual rehabilitation plans for each patient whilst maintaining a flexible approach and responsive attitude to patient need,
  • Establishing a good rapport and work with patients of all age, including gaining their co-operation in clinics and self-management at home.
  • Verifying and validate hearing aid prescriptions for adult and paediatric patients using real ear and coupler measurements.
  • Providing training both in-house and to external groups.
  • Supervise junior staff.
  • Actively participate in Audit and quality assessment tools.


About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the job main responsibilities, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Edication

Essential

  • BSc/MSc Audiology or equivalent
  • Registered as one of the following (or eligible for registration): HCPC/RCCP/AHCS


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Significant and recent post qualification experience in Paediatric Audiology
  • Experience of working in an NHS setting or equivalent
  • Experience in Auditory Brainstem Response Testing.
  • Experience in managing complex and non- routine cases


Desirable

  • Experience of audit


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills to enable building good rapports with colleagues and patients
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Ability to deliver work to an agreed timescale and meet tight deadlines


Desirable

  • Good leadership skills Teaching and training skills
  • Proven conflict management skills
  • Ability to cope with frequent interruptions


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Central Middlesex Hospital

Acton lane, Park Royal

London

NW10 7NS

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