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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2020.

Specialist Audiologist - Paediatrics (XR06)

Job Reference: 298-HAN-122

Head and Neck
298 Hearing and Balance Centre
The Leeds General Infirmary
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Band 6 - Specialist Audiologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, proactive, motivated and passionate individual to within the Head and Neck Clinical Service Unit working as an Specialist Audiologist in Paediatrics and some Adult work. The role will involve developing and taking a lead in a specialist area within paediatric diagnostic and rehabilitation service providing support to ENT, full range of paediatric diagnostic testing and hearing ai assessments, fittings, repair clinics and complex adults assessments clinicals and rehabilitation clinics. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to extend their experience in a large and diverse department.

The post holder will have BSc (Hons) Audiology qualification from an accredited university or equivalent. Ideally candidates will be registered with or eligible for registration with an appropriate body and have experience with full range of testing and expereinced with rehabilitation of paediatrics with a hearing loss and counselling skills to work with families and carers.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to forge and maintain relationships. The ability to manage and proritise a large and varied workload, quickly find solutions and to focus on critical issues when decision making are all essential.

If you would like more information about this post, please contact Michelle Foster, Head of Hearing and Balance Service on 0113 3928087 for an informal discussion.

This is a permanent post.

Interview date will be 1st April 2020.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

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.

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