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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/11/2019.

Audiologist (Band 5)

Job Reference: 370-AHP5AUD-261

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 to £30,112 pro rata

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.


Band 5

34 Hours per week


Previous applicants need not apply*

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, for a well-motivated and proactive Audiologist, educated to BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) or equivalent (e.g. BAAT parts I & II, with BTEC MPPM).

The department offers a wide range of specialised services, including: VNG, Tinnitus Therapy and ABR in addition to Newborn Screening, Paediatric Assessment & Rehabilitation and Adult Assessment & Rehabilitation.

The post holder will be based at Warrington Hospital, however also expected to participate in peripheral clinics throughout the Warrington/Runcorn/Widnes regions. As such, a full UK driving licence, with access to own car is essential.

We support and encourage progression for all the Team, so the successful applicant would have the potential to develop in areas that are of particular interest to them. We are also a recognised training centre, mentoring BSc and MSc Audiology students from the University of Manchester.

The post holder must be a strong team player, possessing excellent communication and organisational skills. Please refer to the Person Specification, for our exact requirements.


Please feel free to get in touch for an informal chat, or to arrange a visit to the department -


Paula Atherton (Audiology Manager) or

Anna Chan (Deputy Audiology Manager)

Tel. 01925 662420 / 662001





Warrington and Halton NHS hospitals work together to provide high quality health care services across the towns of Warrington, Runcorn, Widnes and the surrounding areas. The majority of our emergency care and complex surgical care is based at Warrington Hospital whilst Halton General Hospital is a Centre of Excellence for routine surgery.


Warrington and Halton are lively towns with good local amenities including sports clubs, pubs, shops and schools and affordable housing. There are also excellent links to both Liverpool and Manchester.



This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

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A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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