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Paediatric Audiologist

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a. inc HCA
Closing date
21 May 2024

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

Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated paediatric audiologist to join our large, friendly, multi-disciplinary paediatric audiology team.

This mainly clinical role will keep you busy with a full range of paediatric assessments and (re)habilitation challenges, together with some service development responsibilities. The role will offer the opportunity to grow and develop as a paediatric audiologist as part of a team that strives to continually improve.

Main duties of the job

As Paediatric Audiologist you will be responsible for both leading and assisting on behavioural hearing assessment clinics for children aged 6 months and above. You will also be responsible for new paediatric hearing aid fittings and routine hearing aid reviews.

Alongside our main site at St Thomas' we run regular clinics at our satellite sites in Gracefield Gardens (Lambeth), Sunshine House (Southwark) and Kaleidoscope (Lewisham).

The majority of the clinical team work compressed hours (08:00-18:00) across 4 days, and typically the post holder would be based at St Thomas' 2-3 days a week and at a satellite clinic 1-2 days a week.

About us

The Children & Young People's Audiology Centre in St Thomas' Hospital is recognised as a comprehensive non-consultant led audiological centre providing a high quality service for the children residing in South East London. We have developed an innovative specialist hearing assessment service for autistic and complex needs children known as Hummingbird Clinic and have involvement in a number of national and international research projects.

The service is a UKAS accredited medical diagnostic service No. 9980.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the uploaded Job Description and Person Specification for further details on the role.

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Practical skills in standard audiological behavioural clinical procedures in relation to paediatric patients over 6 months old
  • Practical skills in hearing aid selection and verification in children.
  • An understanding of electrophysiological audiological procedures in relation to children and young people
  • Excellent Communication SKills


Desirable

  • Ability to work co-operatively within a team
  • Experience in research and audit
  • Knowledge of the current NHS structure and policies
  • Experience of Leadership
  • Knowledge of the function and preventative maintenance of audiological equipment


Qualifications/Education

Essential

  • BSc degree in clinical audiology or equivalent qualification (or able to prove a similar level of knowledge and skill)


Desirable

  • MSc degree in clinical audiology or equivalent
  • Formal training in counselling in relation to childhood disability/hearing impairment
  • Professional Registration (AHCS/HCPC)/ or in process of registration with the Health Professions Council (Clinical Scientist or Hearing Aid Dispenser) or Registration Council Clinical Physiologists


Experience

Essential

  • Clinical experience in Audiology


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Thomas' Hospital

London

SE1 7EH

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