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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/11/2020.

Audiologist - Band 5

Job Reference: 358-2614058-CSI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Audiology
Location:
Electrodiagnostics Service, Sandringham Bldg., Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

Audiologist - Band 5

An opportunity has arisen for a part time, enthusiastic and motivated audiologist to join the Audiology team within the Electrodiagnostics Service at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Our service provides a specialist diagnostic audiology service to people of all ages, with a main focus on a large paediatric caseload, encountering problems with hearing following the newborn hearing screen.

Your role will be predominantly diagnostic testing using ABR, OAE and PTA whilst also assisting senior staff with CERA, ASSR, and Cochlear Microphonics. You will be working within a small, dynamic and friendly multidisciplinary team including both audiologists and visual scientists and technicians. You will be working with newly upgraded equipment and working towards best practice guidelines and available standards.

Ideally you will already have some electro-physiological assessment experience however full training will be given to the right candidate. You will be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary but you will at times be expected to deliver services at our other 2 local hospital sites. You would also be expected to participate in departmental audits in addition to contributing to service development of the audiology service, which strives to offer an exceptional standard of patient care.

You will be passionate about our business, creating a culture of continuous improvement, where patient welfare is at the heart of all you do. We will offer excellent working conditions and a supportive culture promoting Continuous Professional Development and Life Long Learning. If you have post qualification experience or are newly qualified we would most welcome your application. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stefan Kelf (lead Audiologist)- Tel - 0116 2585686 ; e-mail - stefan.kelf@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Joanne Cowe (Head of EDS) – Tel – 0116 258 6066; e-mail - Joanne.Cowe@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Mon - Friday betweem 09.00 and 16.00

Possible interview date : 16 December 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name stefan kelf Job title lead audiologist Email address stefan.kelf@uhl-tr.nhs.uk Telephone number 0116 2585686




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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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