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Clinical Scientist - Audiologist

Job Reference: 387-WC-2181-LS

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Hearing Implants
St Michael's Hospital, Bristol
£37,570 - £43,772 pa

Do you have experience in a Clinical Scientist / Specialist Audiologist role?


Are you looking to develop expert knowledge and advance your career?


Are you an excellent communicator who can deliver high quality assessments and acquire specialist skills within the field of hearing implants?


The West of England Hearing Implant Programme have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinical Scientist / Specialist Audiologist to join our well established and highly regarded team based at St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol. This is a permanent FT position offering plenty of opportunity for professional development.


The ideal candidate will have:


    • MSc in Audiology or evidence of development of knowledge and skills to this level.


    • Experience within the field of electrophysiology and/or a Hearing Implant Programme.


    • Working knowledge or ability to develop advanced knowledge and skills in electrophysiology and hearing implant systems.


    • Well-developed presentation skills.


    • The opportunity for professional development including attendance at both national and international courses and conferences.


University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the specialist regional centre for hearing implants across the south west of England. The Trust is rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.


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For further details / informal visits contact:

Julia Hood


Acting Head of service / Adult Co-ordinator


0117 342 1191

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


  1. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  2. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  3. When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  4. All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.
  5. The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.

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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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