Paediatric Audiologist Jobs

We have a few Paediatric Audiologist Jobs vacant or becoming vacant in the near future.The audiology positions are available in the following locations:
  1. Central London, and
  2. Greater London (1 hour by train from the City)

 

Title:                         Specialist Paediatric Audiologist / Deputy Head of Service.

 

Band:                         7

 

Directorate/Dept.:   Patient Services - Audiology

 

Reporting to:           Clinical Lead – Community Audiology

 

Accountable to:      Children’s Services Manager

 

JOB PURPOSE:

To carry out hearing assessments on children from birth to age 19, and to record the clinical outcome in accordance with agreed protocols, including assessment of children with additional special or complex needs

 

To participate in the training of Audiology Support Workers as required.

To support the head of department in the planning and delivery of clinical services and deputise as necessary

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIPS:

 

  • To work on an autonomous basis within the Audiology Service and record and action clinical outcomes in accordance with agreed protocols.

 

  • To be clinically responsible for the onward referral of patients to other appropriate agencies e.g. ENT consultants and effectively communicate these outcome decisions to the patients and carers.

 

  • To perform a variety of objective and subjective procedures for hearing assessment on children, with the guidance of the head of service where appropriate.

 

  • To communicate outcome decision to the parents / carers / patient in a way that is understood by all including working with interpreters or signers where appropriate.
  • To deputise for the head of department at meetings where necessary and provide high quality clinical and organisational information to the trust, and external bodies.
  • To undertake hearing assessments in special schools with support from the          head of service where appropriate, including assessments for children who are undergoing statementing.
Key Relationships

Clinical Lead – Community Audiology

Professional Audiology and paediatric staff within department.

Children’s Services Manager

Children’s Services Admin team

ENT services and Audiology staff in acute services

 

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