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Senior Paediatric Audiologist

Employer
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Audiology team at Birmingham Children's Hospital. This post is a 12 month fixed term contract. You will be working alongside Audiology professionals with a wealth of experience and the role will be very varied. The department boasts newly refurbished testing rooms and a friendly working environment with a team passionate about Paediatric Audiology and delivering a quality service for our families.

Main duties of the job

Perform Pure Tone Audiometry to BSA standards

Visual Reinforcement Audiometry

Auditory Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry

Hearing aid assessments and reviews on children 0-16 years to include Bone Conduction, BAHA and BTE aids performing Real Ear Measurement or RECD as standard

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MSc in Audiological Science or equivalent qualification plus experience
  • CAC or BAAT part II (or equivalent)
  • Strong audiological and scientific background
  • HPCP or AHCS registration


Desirable

  • Stage 1 BSL


Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of experience in all aspects of Paediatric Audiology (diagnostic and habilitation)
  • Detailed knowledge of paediatric guidelines
  • Knowledge of NHSP pathway
  • Detailed knowledge of BAHA's, hearing aids and care pathways
  • At least 2 years post qualification experience working in an NHS Hospital
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Teaching experience and skill


Desirable

  • Experience using Auditbase


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Team player
  • Analytical, systematic Flexible / open minded


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Birmingham Children's Hospital

Birmingham

B4 6NH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

284-24-5994510-DSUT-A

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