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Adult Audiology Team Leader

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Epping
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum plus £2,011 high cost area supplement
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Act as team leader for the efficient clinical delivery and development of the Adult Audiology Service comprising routine and complex adult rehabilitation, tinnitus and potentially in the future, a vestibular service. Deputise for the Head of Adult Audiology in their absence.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide an effective Adult Audiology service to PAH Trust, within departmental protocols.
  • 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.
  • 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 withincontracted 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 take an active role in the implementation of IT and Audiology projects, such as the implementation of AlexHealth / CERNER and manage existing PMS, Auditbase.
  • 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
  • Experience of teaching in the NHS
  • Specialism in at least 1 area of Advanced Audiology (Electrophys, Vestib, Tx)


Desirable

  • MSc or Doctorate level qualifications
  • Line management experience
  • Research experience


Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Audiology


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of teaching in the NHS


Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

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

The Plain

Epping

CM16 6TN

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