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Audiologist

Employer
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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37.5 Hours per week (Initially 12 month fixed term)

South Tees is a high performing Trust employing 9000 staff, providing acute and community services. We pride ourselves on excellence and are situated at the heart of a great place to live. Affordable housing, breath-taking countryside, excellent recreation facilities and ease of travel, are strong features of the area. Improving working lives' principles are strongly supported through flexible working

Main duties of the job

The South Tees Audiology Service team is based around Middlesbrough, Northallerton and the Yorkshire Dales and is proud to deliver high quality, innovative Audiology care. This includes an in house earmould laboratory, cochlear implantation, Audiologist-led balance clinics including vestibular rehabilitation, paediatrics/neonatal screening, Bone Conduction Hearing Devices, direct referral hearing aids and fast-track GP Audiology screening. Principle duties of this post include adult assessment and rehabilitation with both routine and complex adult caseloads.

The main purpose-built department is located in The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by the department

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
  • oRegistered as one of the following, or in the process of registering: RCCP as a Clinical Physiologist, HCPC as a Hearing Aid Dispenser, HCPC as a Clinical Scientist, AHCS as a Healthcare Scientist


Desirable

  • British Sign language level 1 or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Good level of clinical and technical audiology knowledge in routine audiology, to include pure tone audiometry, tympanometry and hearing aid selection, fitting, troubleshooting and maintenance


Desirable

  • Experience of NHS Audiology Services


Key skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills which include the ability to: oenable building good rapports with colleagues and patients odeal with patent concerns and complaints otake detailed medical histories, explain tests to patients and debrief patients on findings ouse persuasive and motivational skills as part of a programme of rehabilitation oCommunicate with people with hearing impairment using appropriate communication tactics
  • Able to organise own day to day work


Interpersonal skills

Essential

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


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-6160897

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