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Clinical Scientist - Adult Audiology | University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 13 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £43,742 - £50,056 pa pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 July 2024
Location: Bristol, BS2 8EG
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6380498/387-DT-5092-TJ


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our large, dynamic and friendly team of audiologists, clinical scientists, apprentices and trainees in the Adult Audiology service across several sites in Bristol & Weston. We offer a broad range of services including diagnostic audiovestibular assessment (DAV) and vestibular rehabilitation (VR), tinnitus management; and work closely with ENT for neuroma/ NF2 clinics and complex balance clinics. There are strong links locally with children's audiology, transition to adult services, the regional hearing implant program, physiotherapy and neurology.

The Department is IQIPS accredited, and is nationally accredited (NSHCS) as a training centre for up to Masters' level clinically through the STP (Scientist Training Program). We are research and audit active, and all team members are actively encouraged to engage in this, with full support.
• Full range of routine and complex audiological assessment, including vestibular testing.
• Hearing aid fitting and rehabilitation.
• Tinnitus management.
• Management of vestibular caseload including particle repositioning/ rehabilitation.
• Clinical audits and research, in collaboration with the diagnostic team/ whole department.
• CPD/ Trust essential training

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Friday 28 Jun 2024

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