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Senior Audiologist - Clinical Scientist (Band 7)

Job Reference: 448-CCSLCU1670L

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
£31,696 - £41,787

With an annual budget of £110 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website.

Over circa 2,200 staff provide the following services:

  • a range of children’s services to children, young people and families in (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk)

  • school age immunisation programme (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk)

  • i-CaSH: Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Services (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough, Bedfordshire and Suffolk)

  • dental services (Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Suffolk)

  • musculo-skeletal services and uro-gynaecological physiotherapy services (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough)

  • the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and the Evelyn Community Head Injury Service

  • Children and Adults’ Community Health services for the residents of Luton.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.

Key benefits of working with Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust include:

  • NHS terms and conditions of employment

  • NHS pension scheme

  • Relocation assistance

  • Life long learning with commitment to your continued professional development

  • Supervision and appraisal framework

  • Generous annual leave

  • Flexible working options

  • Staff awards schemes and recognition programmes

  • Partnership working with Unions

  • Occupational health scheme

  • 24/7 counselling support helpline

  • Occupational sick pay scheme

  • Lease car scheme

  • Child care voucher scheme and discounts with many camps

Senior Audiologist, Clinical Scientist Band 7 (1xwte)

Band 7 (+ 4% RR Payment)

Full-time, 37.5hrs

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Community Audiology Service which covers clinics across Luton and Bedfordshire.

Candidates should have minimum of 2 years post-MSc Audiology experience and be registered with their professional body and have HTS / CAC / HHAD

Applicants must also have experience of working in acute health care or community setting, with the knowledge and experience to train and supervise staff plus the ability to contribute to the clinical development of the service.

Suitable candidates need to be able to prioritise their time and work schedule effectively, with good management skills, the ability to communicate written or orally with both children and adults as well as the knowledge and experience of dealing with a range of diverse populations.

As this post is working with children, and families knowledge of safeguarding is important. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. As this post covers a wide area it is essential that you have the ability to travel independently across various different sites often at short notice and with equipment.

Development opportunities will be given in both clinical and leadership domains, and there will be a service development aspect to this post.

We will consider paying relocation expenses within the UK in line with the Trust’s policy

Please read both the job description and person specification carefully before making an application.

Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered for this post.

Interviews (in person only) will be carried out in Luton.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system. Please ensure that all the details you provide on your application form are correct.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Serco ASP provide the recruitment administration service for this Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on – 0800 0181 990

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.

The aim of the employing organisation is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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