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Clinical Lead Paediatric Audiology

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year PR PA
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to retirement we have a rare opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Audiologist/Clinical Scientist with extensive and advanced paediatric audiology experience to join the Paediatric Audiology team based at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.

The postholder is Clinical Lead for the local Paediatric Audiology service and is a highly specialist healthcare scientist with an advanced clinical role.

You will be working closely with the Paediatric Audiology Service Lead to deliver diagnostic and habilitative provision across the Hull & East Yorkshire area for babies, infants and children, that fulfils the requirements and quality standards outlined by the British Academy of Audiology (BAA), British Society of Audiology (BSA), Modernising Children's Hearing Aid Services (MCHAS) and the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS).

Main duties of the job

This full time post is permanently established at 37.5 hours per week.

The successful applicant will have a key role in a developing service that aims to attain IQIPs accreditation in line with the adult service, whilst working within a busy, friendly department responsible for providing paediatric services at modern community based Audiology clinics (East Riding Community Hospital in the historic town of Beverley & Bransholme Health Centre in Hull) and on occasion the acute Trust.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the website.

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification and/or relevant experience
  • Educated to masters level or equivalent qualification and/or relevant experience


  • Science and/or Maths A level



  • Extensive experience working as a Paediatric Audiologist
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs
  • Experience of fitting babies and children with hearing aids
  • NHS experience
  • Able to deal tactfully and efficiently with patients and their carers
  • Able to work independently under own guidance


  • Experience in a lead role



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizer with ability to organize own work and direct that of others.
  • Possess advanced clinical reasoning skills
  • Ability to write technical reports, logically and in good English.


  • Acquaintance with or ability to use British Sign Language (BSL)

Other requirements


  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic interest in Audiology

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Castle Hill Hospital

Castle Road


HU16 5JQ

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