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Senior Audiologist

Employer
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Location
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a conscientious, motivated and flexible Senior Audiologist who can join the Audiology clinical team within a senior role.

Good communication skills are essential, as is leadership and excellent patient care attitude.

Main duties of the job

BSc in Audiology or equivalent experience is essential as is computer literacy and a solid understanding of Audiology software packages and REM hearing aid fitting techniques. You will be able to demonstrate competency across all routine fields of Audiology and will have proven post qualification experience.

The post will be mostly across, Maidstone Hospital, Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury and Sevenoaks Hospitals, but the service covers other Hospital sites under the aegis of the MTW NHS Trust (Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead and Crowborough Hospital).

About us

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 760,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.

We employ more than 7,000 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.

Would you like to work flexibly?In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BTEC MPPM/BSc/MSc Audiology or equivalent.
  • BAAT Part 1& 2 or Certificate of Audiological Competency (CAC)
  • State Registration (grand parenting clause applies)
  • Evidence of CPD i.e. external training courses


Experience

Essential

  • Experience within an Audiology Service appropriate to grade.
  • Experience of Adult Rehabilitation
  • Digital hearing aid fitting
  • Experience of Practice Navigator patient management system
  • Knowledge of requirements of confidentiality and Data Protection Act.


Skills

Essential

  • The ability to demonstrate good organisational skills prioritising skills for own work-load and others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritise and work at strict deadlines
  • The ability to work calmly and methodically when placed under pressure from a busy and varied work-load


Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Address

Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells

ME16 9QQ

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359-6066483-T2

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