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Senior Audiologist

Employer
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Senior Audiologist

Division: Surgery & Anaesthetics

Care Group: Surgical Services

Band: 6

Salary: �35,392 - �42,618 per annum/pro rata

We are recruiting for a Senior Audiologistwho shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will carry out diagnostic hearing tests on adults and children 3 years and over

Rehabilitation of the hard of hearing using digital hearing aids Advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of clinical Audiology and hearing aid technology. Audit base software and Noah software.

To accurately record the outcome of any patient contact in the case and/or medical notes (either in writing or electronically), including devices, documentation or advice given, and any relevant information or observations relating to the patient or the test conditions.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Rehabilitation of the hard of hearing using digital hearing aids

Advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of clinical

Audiology and hearing aid technology

Audit base software and Noah software

Have some knowledge of HR issues relating to the management of staff

Have some experience and be able to perform in specialised areas of Paediatric testing, i.e. VRA, OAE, ABR

Experience and perform in Adult Neuro-otology i.e., ENG, Caloric, ABR, OAE, Real Ear Measurement (MHAS)

Recording test results and accurate record keeping in timely manner

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc / MSc in Audiology or BAAT part 1 and 2


Knowledge

Essential

  • Speech Audiometry
  • Have knowledge of fitting CROS BI CROS Aids
  • Advanced knowledge of Audit base and Noah software


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable NHS Service experience in Audiology
  • Perform full vestibular testing (VFT), ABR's and OAE
  • BAHA assessment and fitting


Skills

Essential

  • Assisting line manager, in the daily running of the service and supervise the work of trainees and students as required
  • Ability to deputise for Chief Audiologists and Head of Audiology


Values Based Question

Essential

  • How do you demonstrate respect and dignity?


Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Windmill street

Gillingham

ME7 5NY

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