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Band 7 Clinical Practitioner Paediatric Audiology

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

A great opportunity has arisen at University Hospitals Birmingham for an advanced audiologist to join the team. We are looking for a dynamic audiologist with a great understanding of not only the clinical aspects of the role, but also to extend their leadership skills and knowledge to support the team.

Main duties of the job

This is an advanced level role combining high level specialist clinical work in the areas of paediatric, diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology with managerial, supervisory and administrative duties. The post holder is required to work autonomously with the responsibility for the day to day running of the paediatric service and will deputise for the Audiology Service Leads as required. The post requires an extremely high level of scientific knowledge, very high skill levels in performing the diagnostic tests and fitting hearing aids and the ability to communicate well with children, parents, and other professionals.

All work should be carried out in as flexible, sensitive, supportive and family friendly manner as possible. Other duties include undertaking clinical supervision and training for junior staff. The post holder is expected to update their own professional knowledge.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • * MSc or equivalent level qualification in Audiology with Certificate of Competence in Audiology (CAC or equivalent eg STP).
  • OR
  • * Audiologist with 1.1 or 2.1 BSc (Hons)/ BAAT 1+2, and post qualification experience to include paediatric audiology
  • * Registration with (RCCP, HCPC, AHCS, HAD)


Experience

Essential

  • * Advanced knowledge and experience in paediatric audiology, including habilitation of deaf infants and children to include those with complex needs.
  • * Demonstrable experience in the relevant clinical areas and evidence of clinical competency with a complex patient caseload including evoked potential experience
  • * Specialist knowledge of routine and non-routine diagnostic / therapeutic audiological assessment procedures, their interpretation and their implications for patient management
  • * Knowledge of BSA and BAA clinical guidance and recommended procedures


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E

Birmingham

West Midlands

B9 5SS

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