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Adult Audiologist

Employer
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Whittington Health Audiology and Vestibular Medicine Service
Audiologist
AFC - Band 5

Full time substantive post, 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Band 5 Audiologists to join our friendly team to deliver a quality Adult assessment and rehabilitation care pathway.

Clinics are held at a number of locations across Haringey and Islington.

The postholder will be based predominantly at St Ann's hospital, although there will be rotation at other sites.

We also work closely with UCL/Middlesex university to provide clinical placements for BSc students.

Main duties of the job

To perform routine audiological assessments on adults without direct supervision as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

To select and fit hearing aids to routine adult clients referred from General Practitioners, and internally via ENT/ Consultant Audiological Physician as directed.

To assist senior Audiological staff/medical staff with non- routine diagnostic and rehabilitative cases for both adults and children.

About us

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff. We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief. The Trust believes that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached documents for detailed Job Description and main responsibilities.

To perform routine audiological assessments on adults without direct supervision as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

To select and fit hearing aids to routine adult clients referred from General Practitioners, and internally via ENT/ Consultant Audiological Physician as directed.

To assist senior Audiological staff/medical staff with non- routine diagnostic and rehabilitative cases for both adults and children.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Audiology/ or equivalent acceptable for registration
  • Registration/working towards with RCCP/HPC


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Good written and communication skills
  • Ability to remain updated with professional practice
  • General IT skills


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Routine audiological assessment techniques for adult testing
  • Hearing aid fitting and review of Adult patients
  • Repair clinics
  • Basic knowledge of diagnostic audio- vestibular test techniques


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Auditbase system
  • Oto-acoustic emissions clinics


PERSONAL QUALITIES

Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Patient and sympathetic to the needs of the hearing
  • Ability to handle difficult situations eg: emoti And/or aggressive patients


Employer details

Employer name

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Address

St Anns Hospital, Dept of Audiology

St Anns Road

London

N15 3TH

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220-WHT-2073

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