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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The adult audiology department at Queens Hospital are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Audiologist to work within our small, friendly, busy Audiology Department at Queens Hospital Burton.

To hold responsibility for own caseload, working without direct supervision. Supervision takes the form of regular formal training and clinical reasoning sessions, peer review, case conferences.

Access to advice and support from a senior Audiologist is available if required, clinical work is not routinely evaluated.

To provide a high standard Audiology district wide service to patients, including the various hospitals run by the trust.

To work in a range of clinical settings as determined by the needs of the Audiology service.

To assess and treat own patient caseload, and maintain associated records.

To perform Audiology assessment of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will join our Adult Team of Audiologists, Hearing Therapists and Assistant Audiologists, to provide a comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitative service which will include working with patients on the AQP, Complex and Direct Referral pathways.

The department also works closely with and provides support for ENT clinics. In addition to this the department provides a comprehensive tinnitus clinic.

You will be expected to work across three sites, Queens Hospital Burton, Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Tamworth, and the Samuel Johnson Hospital, Lichfield, so a willingness to travel is essential.

A willingness to undertake further training is essential, in house training and full clinical supervision will be supported by the department.

Burton-on-Trent is situated with easy links to all of the Midlands having excellent road (A38, A50, M1, M42) and rail links.

Closing date of applications: 01st May 2024

Interview date: 15th May 2024

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, including both professional and leadership development

On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.

A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily

We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust - over 3,300 per week

An average 860 patients are seen in A& E every day - 6th largest in the country

Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.

We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres

We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres

We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • BSc in Audiology or equivalent with previous experience



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

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Queens Hospital Burton

Belvedere Road


DE13 0RB

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