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Audiologist

Employer
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to join our award winning team. Our goal is to find an enthusiastic Audiologist to complement our friendly, dynamic, forward-thinking multi-disciplinary team. We offer a full range of Adult and Paediatric Audiology, including newborn screening, implantable devices, balance, tinnitus, hearing therapy and have an integrated, specialist ear care Nursing Team. Duties will include the assessment and rehabilitation of adults and/or children dependent upon experience. The role offers the opportunity to build on experience with opportunities to receive further training within specialist areas. The main duties are to provide direct Patient care for Adult Audiology Patients. The post holder will work autonomously, performing routine assessments and be able to undertake routine aspects of rehabilitative audiology including REMs to ensure quality of hearing aid fitting. The post holder shall understand the needs of the role being to communicate in a sensitive, caring and clear way and working under pressure working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will be asked to support colleagues. The post holder should practice in a caring, family friendly and holistic manner, helping to produce individualised management plans. The ideal candidate will be friendly, approachable, have excellent communication skills, contribute to service development and be willing to support the Leadership team.

Main duties of the job

Dependent upon experience the main duties of the successful Audiologist is to provide excellent direct Audiology Patient care for Adult populations. The post holder will work autonomously and perform routine Audiological assessments and be competent in routine provision of rehabilitative Audiology. The post holder shall understand that communicating with service users in a sensitive and clear way and working under pressure along with being able to work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team will be part of the role. The post holder will be asked to work supporting Colleagues and may include student mentorship. The post holder should practice in a caring and holistic manner, helping to produce individualised management plans. The ideal candidate will be friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude to service development and be willing to support the leadership team. They will strive to continue providing a family-friendly service.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Audiology or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with hearing aids


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a hospital environment
  • Experience of working independently


Knowledge

Essential

  • Good IT skills
  • Demonstrate a willingness to develop and learn new skills
  • Awareness of Health and Safety requirements
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to prioritise own workload and is able to work independently
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to produce timely, accurate written/electronic records


Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rotherham Community Health Centre

Greasbrough Road

Rotherham

South Yorkshire

S60 1RY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9165-24-04-088

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