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Audiologist

Employer
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Burton On Trent
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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This post is suited to an Audiologist who will be looking to consolidate their formal education and build on their clinical skills in the Adult field. The main purpose of this role is to provide routine audiological care for patients specifically, this involves the assessment and management of hearing impairment in the Adult service.

The post holder will be required to work in a wide range of clinical settings, including the various hospitals run by the trust. He/she will be required to assess, fit, verify and maintain all types of hearing aid to the adult population. They will undertake a full range of diagnostic clinical tests, providing rehabilitative care plans where required. They will carry out a variety of adult rehabilitation appointments, as well as testing both adults and children during ENT clinics. In addition, the post holder will be fully involved in making recommendations to the clinical lead for service development

Main duties of the job

  • Performs a range of routine audiological procedures including otoscopy, pure tone audiometry, tympanometry, probe microphone measurements and aural rehabilitation.
  • Maintains records in relation to audiological activities carried out.
  • Supervises and/or trains students and less experienced staff in Audiology.

  • Closing date of applications: 30th April 2024

    Interview date: 14th May 2024

    If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

    About us

    As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

    Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

    In return we will offer:
    • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
    • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
    • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

    Key Facts:
    • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
    • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
    • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
    • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
    • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
    • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
    • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
    • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.


    Job description

    Job responsibilities

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    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • BSc in Audiology or equivalent with previous experience


    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience of working with elderly and/or hard of hearing patients.


    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    Queen's Hospital

    Belvedere Road

    Burton On Trent

    DE13 0RB

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    320-SURG-BUR-0936

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