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Senior Adult or Paediatric Audiologist & IQIPS Co-ordinator

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Epping
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum plus 5% high cost area supplement (maximum £2,011)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a new role designed to help drive the department towards IQIP Accreditation. We are looking for a quality candidate with either adult or paediatric experience who must also have a strong organisational and IT skillset to support delivery of IQIPs over the coming years. The successful candidate will be allocated between 25-50% of their job plan to working as a clinical and administrative bridge to deliver IQIPs. This role will also have line management responsibility for the Assistant Audiologists and Reception team.

Please state in your supporting statement whether you applying with Paediatric or Adult experience.

Main duties of the job

  • To communicate effectively with patients, relatives, peers, clinicians, and other staff throughout the organisation
  • To maintain the principles of patient confidentiality at all times
  • To work as part of a team
  • To work with minimal supervision on routine cases, and support senior team with complex cases
  • To support and supervise student Audiologists
  • To work towards IQIPS accreditation
  • To plan and prioritise own workload
  • To work flexibly to cover evening and weekend sessions within contracted hours
  • To be pro-active in own self-development and maintain record of CPD
  • To use computerised and manual methods to update patient records for each examination
  • To participate in departmental QA and Audit programmes


About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart- Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and effortsEveryday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from bothCreative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification, available to download at any time.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent in Audiology


Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration


Shortlisting

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent in Audiology
  • Professional Registration
  • Routine & some Advanced Paediatric / Adult Assessment
  • IT & Organisational Skills


Desirable

  • MSc in Audiology
  • ABR Experience
  • Complex Paediatric / Adult Assessment
  • Paediatric Hearing aid fitting / Specilism in Advanced Aud (Tx, Vestib, Electrophys)
  • Clinical Scientist registration


Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

St. Margaret's Hospital Epping / Herts and Essex Hospital / The Princess Alexandra Hospital

The Plain

Epping

CM16 6TN

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