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Audiologist

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Newport
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join ABUHB Audiology team in providing a full range of services throughout Gwent. This post is suitable for newly qualified Audiologists or those wishing to gain experience in order to progress in their Audiology career. It is based at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, motivated and qualified Audiologists to join the ABUHB Audiology team, which provides a full range of services throughout the 5 Boroughs of ABUHB. Applicants should be registered with RCCP or in the process of applying for registration.

The post is based at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport but ABUHB Audiology service covers two other hospitals and a number of outlying clinics. The successful applicant will need to be prepared to travel to other clinics and carry out domiciliary visits as required. This comprehensive service comprises full adult diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, tinnitus management and hearing therapy, a direct access multi-professional balance clinic, audiological assessments and rehabilitation services for children of all ages from birth, a community paediatric audiology and school hearing screening. The service uses the Auditbase Audiology database and is currently fully equipped with GN Otometrics Aurical equipment at all sites. Experience in wax removal is preferable.

The service is also heavily involved in training and mentoring of PTP, clinical scientist and associate audiology practitioner students. The Audiology team consists of 2 clinical Scientists, 19 Audiologists, 9 Associate Practitioners, 2 assistant audiologists and clerical support.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent
  • Registration


Experience

Essential

  • Adult hearing aid fittings


Desirable

  • children's hearing aid fittings


Skills

Essential

  • IT
  • Communication


Desirable

  • Auditbase
  • GN Aurical


Knowledge

Essential

  • Complex audiological assessments


Desirable

  • Health and Safety Issues


Personal

Essential

  • Team worker
  • Caring nature


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road

Newport

NP20 2UB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-HS030-0724

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