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Senior Audiologist

Employer
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applications are invited from qualified Audiologists/Clinical Scientists to work within the South Tees Group of Audiology Services based around Middlesbrough, Northallerton and the Yorkshire Dales.

The South Tees Audiology Service team is proud to deliver high quality, innovative Audiology care, including an in house digital earmould lab, cochlear implantation, Audiologist-led balance clinics including vestibular rehabilitation, paediatrics/neonatal screening, implantable auditory devices and fast-track GP Audiology screening. The main purpose-built department is located in The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

Improving working lives' principles are strongly supported through flexible working, part-time/job share, self-rostering and annualised hours working.

Please note that this vacancy will close when we receive sufficient completed applications.

Main duties of the job

Principle duties include working within the adult and paediatric Audiology service .

To be short-listed for interview, candidates must demonstrate in their application how they meet all of the essential components in the person specification for this post.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Audiology or equivalent
  • Registered as one of the following HCPC as Clinical Scientist, RCCP as Clinical Physiologist, AHCS as Health Care Scientist


Desirable

  • MSc in Audiology or equivalent
  • British Sign Language level one or equivalent
  • BAA Higher Training Scheme Certificate of Clinical Competence in specialist area(s) role is within, or equivalent (e.g. for paediatric assessment roles, HCCC in Paediatric Assessment)


Knowledge

Essential

  • Significant post qualification clinical experience (to include experience within adults and paediatrics)


Desirable

  • Teaching, supervision and mentorship experience


Key Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills to enable building good rapport with colleagues and patients
  • Able to organise own day to day work


Desirable

  • Presentation skills to include use of Powerpoint
  • Ability to travel independently as may be required for this particular job role


Interpersonal skills

Essential

  • Good team working skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Self motivated to deliver a high quality service


Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of NHS Audiology Services


Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

TS4 3BW

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328-HNO-5804346

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