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Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 - Audiologist

The audiology team at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (RBH) are looking for an enthusiastic audiologist with a passion for quality care to join their large, friendly, forward thinking department. As a band 5 Audiologist you will be expected to have previous clinical experience of working independently in adult audiology clinics, although this may include robust university clinical placements.

As a department, we have a strong focus on training, mentorship and continued professional development and have been IQIPS accredited since 2014.

You will have a degree (or equivalent) in Audiology and have obtained, or be working towards, professional state registration.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Role
  • You will have experience in providing adult diagnostic hearing assessment and adult rehabilitation work
  • You will have prior experience of independently providing ENT support and hearing aid repair and maintenance for service users.
  • The service is based in Reading but is delivered across a number of Berkshire and South Oxfordshire locations. The clinician will be part of the team working across these sites to support the local community.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Motivation to develop and diversify your clinical skills in order to manage a complex caseloads and potentially support other clinics within the department (i.e. paediatrics, tinnitus)
  • There will be opportunities to push service quality and the technical knowledge forward.
  • The role will involve training and supervision of internal and external students
  • You will be involved in audits and service evaluations to help with IQIPS accreditation/support research/maintain the quality of the service.

About us

Reading itself provides an excellent central location. It is a lively town with the large Oracle shopping centre, music and theatre venues, and a good range of bars and restaurants. The surrounding towns, villages and countryside give multiple options for activities and access further afield is easy, being 20 minutes by train from London and great links to the north, south and west.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details on the job role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

For further information, please contact Jennifer Stott, on 0118 322 7238

Person Specification



  • BSc Hons in Audiology or Equivalent
  • Practical competency qualification (e.g. CCC, PTP)



  • Experience in adult audiology, including assessment, hearing aid fitting and aftercare (including accurate testing and verification of hearing aids through probe mic and / or coupler measurements


  • Experience of utilising some wider adult rehabilitation skills (i.e. some of the followingtinnitus management/speech testing/CROS fitting/BAHA fitting/non-routine hearing assessment clinics)

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

London Road



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