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Audiologist

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Epping
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum inclusive of high cost area supplement
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity is available in the Audiology department at PAH for an Audiologist to come and work in our friendly team. We work across three sites in Epping, Harlow and Bishops Stortford and travel to all three sites is essential.

We are keen to hear from upcoming graduates and it may be possible to hold the position until September graduation.

We benefit from being a training department and currently have 1 STP, 1 BSc and 1 MSc Students.

We also run Paediatric Assessment and Rehabilitation and we encourage rotation through our Paediatric Service for all our staff to gain new skills, where possible, depending on the needs of the service at the time.

Main duties of the job

  • Perform otoscopic examination of the ear canal to assess the condition of the external ear and eardrum. Recognise contra-indications to further treatment (e.g. perforation, discharge, blood and/or excessive wax) and refer to the appropriate professional when necessary e.g. ENT staff, GP Senior Audiologist, Nurse Practitioner etc
  • Assess the hearing of adults and children over the age of 5 using a range of specialised diagnostic tests, including: Pure Tone Audiometry, Acoustic Admittance Measurements, Acoustic Reflex Measurements and Speech Audiometry, Oto-Acoustic Emissions.
  • Obtain aural impressions on adults and children for the purpose of ear moulds or custom made earplugs.
  • Select appropriate hearing aids using Patient Management System considering hearing aid specifications and outcome measures to suit individual patient needs.


About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification, available to download at any time.

Person Specification

Person Spec

Essential

  • Meets Person Spec
  • Experience of working in the NHS.


Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent in Audiology (or graduating in September)


Desirable

  • Clean Driver's license


Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

St. Margaret's

Epping

CM16 6TN

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