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Audiologist

Employer
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gorleston
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
AUDIOLOGIST - Band 5

37.5 hrs per week

The Audiology Department at the James Paget University Hospital offers a comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitative service for both adults and children. We provide a Hearing Therapy service, balance service, support to ENT and hospital based NHSP. We are an established training site for undergraduate students and encourage continuing professional development. We also participate in National research programs. Our department offers excellent facilities and a positive working environment.

Main duties of the job

We are searching for a forward-looking and enthusiastic person to join us. You will be expected to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team and, as such, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Your duties will be mainly adult diagnostic and rehabilitation and support for ENT which will include some Paediatric testing. You will also be expected to contribute the training of students and junior staff. You will hold a BSc in Audiology or nationally recognised qualification in Audiology. You will be state registered or working towards registration. This post would be suitable for newly qualified Audiologists as full support will be given.

About us

Set near the golden beaches of the Norfolk coast, close to the beauty of the Norfolk Broads and not far from the vibrant, historic city of Norwich lies the James Paget University Hospital which has an opportunity for a Band 5 Audiologist that could be just right for you. We are an inclusive, supportive team with the ethos of the patient comes first. We are fortunate to be part of a Trust that has had three successive Good with areas of Outstanding CQC ratings.

This may not be an area of the country that you have considered working in but we can assure you that you would receive a warm welcome. We pride ourselves in offering patient centered care and as such receive excellent feedback from our both our patient and staff Friends and Family Tests.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for detailed job description and main responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Audiology or equivalent


Desirable

  • Member of BAA/BSA
  • Registered with the RCCP and/or the HCPC


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (written & oral)


Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral)


Experience

Essential

  • Appropriate in service training in Audiology
  • Knowledge/involvement of working within an NHS audiology department


Desirable

  • Experience in using Patient Management System (PN/AB)
  • Evidence of additional audiological training/CPD portfolio


Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Audiology, James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Lowestoft Road

Gorleston

NR31 6LA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

177-ELEC-6165160-A

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