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Audiologist

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Cottingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Job summary

Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to work in a busy innovative IQIPs accredited department located in the heart of East Yorkshire.The department covers both rural and city areas serving a population of approximately 590,000 living in the city of Kingston-upon-Hull and surrounding districts of East Yorkshire including the historic town of Beverley.

What are we looking for?

Applications from new graduates and more experienced Audiologists are welcomed as this post offers a great opportunity to consolidate and develop your skills. The successful candidate will have an Audiology BSc or equivalent with a view to registration with the RCCP. A full UK driving license is preferred.

Main duties of the job

What will you be doing?

Duties will include ENT clinic support, performing a full range of diagnostic tests and the provision of digital hearing aidsfitted in accordance with national and local recommended procedures. The work is primarily adult based but there will be opportunities to work with the paediatric population.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities which include monthly training sessions, CPD and options to observe specialisms. We have an accredited BAA HTS mentors for Adult Rehab & First Line Diagnostics Assessment, Paediatrics, Tinnitus and Balance Assessment.

Staff & Facilities

The department has a permanent staff of 20.46wte. We are a friendly team comprising of Clerical staff, Audiologists & Clinical Scientists, and a further 8.36wte Hearing Screeners working together as a close knit unit.

You will be based within a modern facility at Castle Hill Hospital located within Cottingham, Nr Hull; with opportunities to work at new health centres within the catchment. All clinical roomshave the benefit of up-to-date test & rehabilitation equipmentas well asdigital hearing aids.

A full range of diagnostic audio-vestibular procedures are offered at Castle Hill Hospital.

About us

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust's secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Audiology


Desirable

  • Science 'A'-levels (eg physics, mathematics, biology)
  • GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English


Experience

Essential

  • At least 2 years' previous experience working as an audiologist or new graduates with placement experience.


Skills

Essential

  • Good 'social skills'; good verbal communication


Desirable

  • Acquaintance with British Sign Language (BSL)


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to use audiology databases, audiometric equipment & hearing aid manufacturers' software


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Castle Hill Hospital

Cottingham

HU16 5JQ

Employer's website

https://www.hey.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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