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Specialist Audiologist - Paediatrics

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 per week
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Nye Bevan House
£26,565 - £35,577pa pro rata
18/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

Interviews to be held Thursday 28th February 2019 

Service/Ward/Department Summary:
The Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust Audiology service covers the boroughs of Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale (HMR), Bury and Oldham. This post primarily will work within the HMR borough however there will be some expectation of cross borough working. It is an innovative and dynamic team that provides assessment, treatment and advice to adults and children with hearing difficulties

Role Summary:
The post holder will have a firm knowledge of routine audiology assessments and treatment plans whilst having enhanced knowledge within the field of paediatric audiology where they will undertake more complex tests and issue hearing aids to children. They will assist higher grade Audiologists, Advanced Practitioners and Consultants in highly complex diagnostic clinics

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

• Lead on routine paediatric clinics and assist on complex clinics.
• Select, fit and rehabilitate paediatric and adult patients with hearing aids using a complex computer system.
• Undertake diagnostic hearing assessments as part of NHSP.

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:

• BSc / MSc in Audiology or the equivalent professional qualification (ONC BTEC in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurements with a Professional Qualification in Audiology (BAAT Part I and II).
• RCCP/HCPC Registration
• Post qualifying experience in diagnostic paediatric audiology, paediatric hearing aids and habilitation.

No smoking policyDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal Contact Name: Frank Renzulli
Job Title: Audiology Service Lead
Contact Number: 0161 621 3764