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Adult Audiologist

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As an Audiologist you will be responsible for supporting your line manager in ensuring the clinical quality of the Adult Audiology Service, ensuring that our service users' needs are met through the delivery of high quality care.

The post holder will work unsupervised providing routine audiological assessment and rehabilitation to a wide range of patients. The role involves participation in supervision and training of Assistant and Associate audiologists and administrative staff. The post holder will be given training in more advanced techniques and must maintain continuous professional development whilst working towards higher levels of professional competence.

Main duties of the job

  • Key areas of responsibility are to provide routine audiological assessment and aural rehabilitation for adults which includes providing counselling to distressed patients about their hearing loss and associated problems, and to have the ability to make decisions about the most appropriate course of treatment for the patient in their care (referring to senior staff when appropriate).
  • The post holder will assist in the day-to-day running of the Audiology Service to include maintenance of the highest levels of health and safety.
  • They will maintain a programme of continuing professional development (CPD) working towards higher levels of professional competence


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Audiology with clinical competency or BAAT part I and II equivalent


Desirable

  • Membership of BAA/BSA
  • RCCP/HCPC registration


Experience

Essential

  • Successful completion of clinical placement as part of BSc/MSc or equivalent.
  • Performance of all basic audiological techniques.


Desirable

  • Further experience and training gained through attending courses and in house clinical training


Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities

Essential

  • Computer skills.
  • Skills for assessing and interpreting test results
  • Ability to maintain concentration in order to obtain accurate results throughout busy clinics
  • Applying information to the use and application of appropriate hearing aids for adult users.


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Trustwide

London

W6 8RF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-SCCS-1490

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