Clinical Scientist/Advanced Adult Audiologist
Salary: Band 7 - £31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Location: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Closing Date: May 31st, 2018
Clinical Scientist/Advanced Adult Audiologist
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 – £31,696 – £41,787 per annum
37.5 hours per week
We are seeking a highly motivated and quality driven Audiologist or Clinical Scientist to join the Centre for Hearing and Balance Disorders at UHCW NHS Trust. Candidates require an MSc in Audiology or equivalent (e.g. Masters module in relevant subject with relevant HTS module), have post qualification experience (ideally within the NHS) and should be registered with their professional body (HCPC or RCCP)
The department provides a diagnostic and rehabilitation service to the residents of Coventry and Rugby and beyond, including specialist areas of vestibular, tinnitus and paediatric audiology and pride ourselves on the excellent services we provide accredited by UKAS via the IQIPS programme. We have a very strong focus on quality and as such, this role has a significant quality assurance, supervision and service development aspect.
This role will involve vestibular assessment and rehabilitation, so experience in this area is desirable. Someone with training experience and passion would suit this role which involves supervision of STP trainees.
The successful candidate will be supported to develop their leadership skills through the Trust’s Leading Together programme, which is already implemented across the department. The Audiology team is a close knit group who work hard to embrace the Trust’s values and behaviours and develop working relationships. The team will expect the successful candidate to work to the same standards, particularly with respect to communication.
The department currently runs a 5 day service with hours of work between 8:00AM and 5:00PM. This is a full time post and may be worked over 4.5 days per week or 9 days per fortnight.
Please read both the job description and person specification carefully before making an application, please note:
- Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria listed on the person specification will not be considered for this post.
- Applicants who do not meet the desirable criteria in either leadership skills or clinical skills are welcomed to apply and if successful following interview scoring, may be eligible to commence with the Trust and work in the capacity of a Band 6 Audiologist whilst undertaking clinical or leadership training as required. Once training is completed successfully the postholder will progress to a Band 7.
A relocation package is available if eligible. To check if you are eligible please see attached policy on the below link.
Please visit http://jobs.uhcw.nhs.uk/job/v1015409 to submit an application.
Closing date: 31st May 2018
Paediatric Audiology Lead
Salary: £40,428 - £48, 514
Location: Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Closing Date: May 21st, 2018
Band 8a Paediatric Audiology Lead
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust Audiology Department is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Paediatric Clinical Lead to work within the Audiology team.
The successful candidate will join our busy, friendly multidisciplinary team, of ENT medical staff, Audiologists, Hearing Therapists and Assistant Audiologists. The department provides a comprehensive audiological service for Adults, Paediatrics, Balance, and Hearing Therapy patients within a catchment area in excess of one million. You will be based at Heartlands Hospital, although the role covers clinics at Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Community Services. Therefore you must be willing to travel between sites.
This is a highly specialist clinical and managerial role, providing professional leadership and strategic direction for the paediatric service including the development of strategic frameworks which are robust, auditable and concur with acceptable best practice. The post will involve clinical and managerial responsibilities and will consist of both routine and complex caseloads. The post holder will lead on service development and also provide clinical supervision, training and development for the other members of the team, supporting staff to realise their full potential. In addition the post holder will take an active role in achieving IQIPS (UKAS accreditation), research and audit.
The post holder will need to have significant experience in Paediatric Audiology with highly developed and specialist knowledge over a range of procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience. They will work in collaboration with the Audiology Service Lead and manage the adult service in their absence. In addition they will work with other support function managers (such as HR, Performance, Finance), ENT Consultants, peer Audiology Clinical Leads, local NHSP Manager and with the Educational Hearing Support Team to deliver patient centred, professional and high performing paediatric services. The post holder will need to be motivated to continually develop the audiology services, alongside providing leadership and line management to staff. Job share may be considered if appropriate.
Employer: Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Location: Birmingham B9 5SS
Salary: £40,428 – £48, 514
Job Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week
Pay Scheme: Agenda for Change
Pay Band: 8a
Staff Group: Health Care Scientists / Audiologists
Closing Date: 21st May 2018
Interview Date: 12th June 2018
Contact Names: Milica Marjanovic Adult Service Lead
Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 0121 424 3067/2874
Apply via the link: www.jobs.nhs.uk NHS jobs under reference 295-34257DH