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Paediatric Audiology Lead

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting and challenging role which covers adult and paediatric clinical, management and leadership requirements for IQIPS accreditation.

You must be able to demonstrate excellent team working and leadership qualities as well as a high level of clinical and communication skills. You will need to be able to develop good working relationships at all levels and liaise effectively with a wide range of clinicians and managers as well as patients and families.

Whilst working with the Trust you will receive considerable support and opportunities to develop your clinical, management and leadership skills.

Main duties of the job

Planning and delivering the necessary requirements for IQIPS accreditation and implementing the necessary continuous improvement whilst directly supporting the Head of Audiology in the day-to-day delivery of the service.

Manage own areas of responsibility on a day to day basis. Make senior level decisions, provide leadership and negotiate at a senior level on a range of subjects relating to the service.

With the support of the Head of Audiology, resolve service wide issues relating to staff performance, achievement of targets and capacity.

Work closely with colleagues in Outpatients and wards to ensure delivery of activity and waiting time targets.

Identify and address service pressures, using own judgement to respond and deal with a range of routine and urgent situations and developments. This will require the planning, formulation, monitoring and review of action plans, policies and strategies.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification



  • Senior IQIPS experience
  • Experience of Auditbase or similar system.
  • Minimum of 5 years adult audiology clinical experience.

Knowledge & experience


  • Significant senior experience (over 6)
  • Good level of IT skills to include word processing, use of spreadsheets and databases.



  • MSc Audiology or equivalent M level qualification with Clinical training equivalent to CAC, STP or BAA HTTS.
  • Professional Registration with HCPC/RCCP or AHCS.


  • IQIPS Assessor Training.
  • Leadership & /or Management qualification.

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital

Queen Alexandra Road

High Wycombe

HP11 2TT

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