Specialist Paediatric Audiologist | York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 July 2024
Location: York, YO31 8HE
Company: York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6386172/419-6386172-SPA-S

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This post is suitable for an audiologist who has experience of working in an NHS setting as a band 5 audiologist for 2 years. The post holder will work across site at York, Scarborough, Bridlington and Harrogate and therefore the ability to travel between sites is essential. The roles entail working as part of a multidisciplinary team providing highly specialised audiological services including advance and complex assessment and rehabilitation of hearing impaired children.
• To assess, treat and providespecialist audiological assessment, treatment, and diagnosis care for a range of paediatric patients. To determine patient and family centred clinical need.
• To work as an autonomous practitioner in providing audiological cover for ENT clinics for paediatrics, consisting of pure tone audiometry, visual reinforcement audiometry and tympanometry as required.
• Provide a comprehensive hearing aid service to patients referred to the Department from GPs and the ENT Department, including provision of a full range of NHS digital hearing aids.
• To provide paediatric assessments, paediatric hearing aid review assessments, hearing aid issues and verification.
• To support Senior specialist Paediatric Audiology staff with follow ups to the newborn hearing screen including oto-acoustic emissions and evoked response audiometry
• To use age appropriate questionnaires in evaluating use of hearing aids.
• To make referrals to the local cochlea implant centre
• Take responsibility for delivery of evidence based or best practice audiology care. To collaborate with colleagues in caseload management balancing the demands of clinical and organisational priorities.
• To provide support, leadership, specialist advice and tailored training, supervision and mentorship to less experienced members of staff, students and apprentices.
• To deputise for more senior colleagues, which may include taking responsibility for elements of day-to-day operational management.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
• Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
• 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
• A generous relocation package of up to 30% of salary (capped at £18k) to support with relocation expenses for hard to fill positions where relocation would be an expectation to undertake the role fully. If you would like to discuss a potential relocation package, please speak to the recruiting department/manager
• A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
• Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
• NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
• An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
• Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Please note that if a high number of applications are received this advert may close early. You are advised to submit you application at the earliest opportunity.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind; we are open; and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

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We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

This advert closes on Monday 8 Jul 2024

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