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Audiologist

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
to be confirmed
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A vacancy has arisen within the Audiology Service for a full-time Audiologist to assist in the provision of a high quality Audiology service to the population of South Powys.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Audiologists for this post. Consideration will be given to applicants who are soon to complete their B.Sc in Audiology.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend clinics at all sites in South Powys, this will mainly cover Brecon and Ystradgynlais hospital with occasional clinics on Llandrindod Wells .

Candidates should be registered/eligible for registration with the RCCP or The Academy of Healthcare Science.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The role will be performed in outpatient, domiciliary and/or in-patient settings across the area served by South Powys.

There will be responsibility to train and supervise other clinical staff where appropriate.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Audiology or BAAT Part 1 and 2
  • RCCP Registration


Desirable

  • Basic knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance


Experience

Essential

  • Clinical experience in assessment, diagnosis and management of hearing conditions
  • Experience of working as an effective member of a team


Desirable

  • Experience working autonomously
  • Experience of using Auditbase
  • Experience of using GN and Otometrics equipment


Aptitde & Abilities

Essential

  • Effective written and oral comminucation
  • Ability to use a full range of Microsoft Packages
  • Ability to work alone


Desirable

  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own work
  • Deaf Awareness


Values

Essential

  • Demonstrate PTHB Values


Desirable

  • Demonstration of empathy towards patients with hearing loss


Other

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise own tasks and workload
  • Ability to travel within geographical area


Desirable

  • Ability to speak or learn Welsh
  • Positive and flexible attitude towards dealing with change


Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

To be confirmed

to be confirmed

LD3 7NS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

070-HS006-0224

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