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Paediatric Audiologist / Clinical Scientist

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Mar 2024
Paediatric Audiologist / Clinical Scientist

Band 6 or 7 - Dependent on experience

A range of flexible working arrangements available - Maternity cover

As part of our expansion, we are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated Paediatric Audiologist to join our friendly audiology team.

This mainly clinical role will keep you busy with a range of duties and responsibilities, as well as the opportunity to work with professionals from a range of disciplines. The role is paediatric focused within a service that offers adult and paediatric audiology care.

Main duties of the job

As Paediatric Audiologist you will be responsible for neonate and paediatric hearing assessment and rehabilitation for both routine and complex caseloads This role offers multidisciplinary working with a range of seasoned professionals including Education teams, Speech and Language therapists and medical consultants.

The role may include line management responsibilities and there may be opportunities to develop and lead research and innovative projects within the team. The role will also offer the opportunity to become part of a team that strives to continually improve.

The post-holder will have specialist knowledge of a wide range of procedures and practices, underpinned by practical experience and knowledge maintained through professional registration and CPD activity. You must have NHS experienceandHCPC or RCCP registration to apply for this role. For the band 7 role you must have a Masters level qualification (or equivalent) in Audiology.

If you wish to call us for further detailsor to arrange an informal visit, pleasecontact:

Ann-Marie Hawkins or Shameela Munir on 02476 966444.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Individual Management Plan (IMP) Development

The development of the IMP should include a range of investigations, procedures or processes in

consultation with families and relevant others, based on the individual child's needs and wishes and accepted good practice.

The IMP should be monitored and progress reported, reviewing the need for further intervention as appropriate.

Develops and delivers IMPs for families within specialist Audiology services e.g. paediatrics

Diagnostic Assessments

The Advanced Healthcare Scientist in Audiology undertakes the full range of available Audiological tests unsupervised, including advanced diagnostic testing, in particular, frequency specific objective testing to determine thresholds in young babies.

Communication

Highly developed specialist advice, which may be complex, sensitive and delivered within an emotive atmosphere, must be given to patients regarding their auditory or vestibular status and its management.

Multi-Agency Working without supervision or restriction

The need for liaison with to other agencies or specialists must be recognised and referral, as appropriate, made. Involvement in multi-disciplinary meetings, where required, should occur. Supporting joint appointments for specialist services is required e.g. with ENT

Clinic Administration

Clinical reports/letters to referrers, other agencies or professionals

Arranging joint appointments with other agencies/professionals as required

For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

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Experience

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Knowledge

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Skills

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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218-AHP-B6-6020644

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