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Healthcare Science Practitioner (Audiology) - Band 5

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 5 - Paediatric Audiologist - Healthcare Science Practitioner (Audiology) 1 WTE

Band 5 - Audiologist - Healthcare Science Practitioner (Audiology) 1 WTE

We are searching for 2 motivated and enthusiastic healthcare science practitioners (Audiology) to join our team. We are a UKAS accredited service since 2013 and you will be fully supported with training and a preceptorship scheme when joining the team. We provide a monthly dedicated training session for all staff which includes case studies and external speakers, providing excellent opportunities to ensure your CPD is maintained.

You will have a BSc Audiology (or equivalent), and have or be working towards AHCS / RCCP registration and will be a member of either BSA or BAA.

For the paediatric role, you should be able to demonstrate experience in / or a particular desire to train in paediatric Audiology.

Please be advised there is a proposed interview date of 17th May 2024.

Main duties of the job

We provide a full adult & paediatric Audiology service across Coventry and Rugby and you will work across both sites. For the paediatric role, this will also includethe City of Coventry Health Centre

The audiologist role is predominantly within the adult service which includes routine hearing assessment and hearing aid fitting, hearing aid repairs, ENT clinics and general day to day Audiology. For the paediatric role, we are looking for someone who is interested in paediatric audiology and is keen to learn and engage in paediatric testing.

You will be expected to be able to demonstrate a caring and compassionate nature, with good interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to manage a busy and varied workload in a timely manner is essential. We would expect you to have a flexible approach to day to day tasks, in order to meet the demands of the service.

About us

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) DevelopmentThe development of the IMP should include a range of investigations, procedures or processes in consultation with patients and relevant others, based on individual patient needs and wishes and accepted good practice.The IMP should be monitored and progress reported, reviewing the need for further intervention as appropriate

Diagnostic AssessmentsA range of clinical investigations, procedures or processes can be performed to deliver patient care according to the agreed IMP. These investigations, procedures or processes must also be interpreted and reported to the patient and others involved in his/her care.The following may be undertaken: diagnostic tympanometry diagnostic reflexes reflex decay diagnostic OAEs speech audiometry.

CommunicationClinical advice and information must be provided to healthcare and other professionals, patients and their carers to support effective assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment of patients.

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

Person Specification

Qualification

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Knowledge

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Skills and Abilities

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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218-AHP-B5-6204519

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