Healthcare Scientist Specialist Paediatric Audiology in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, UK

Employer: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Location: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, UK

Hours:

Salary: £22,440 - £35,933 per annum

Applications are requested from qualified Audiologists to this solely paediatric department which is a centre of excellence with several area of specialist provision. The post is covered under Agenda for Change item 20. Applications are required from:
At band 5 you will be a qualified Audiologist who has gained either a degree qualification (BSc) or equivalent and who has an interest in paediatrics and would like to develop further specialist skills in this area of Audiology. You would be employed at band 5 and after meeting an agreed set of competencies would progress to band 6 within a period of no more than 18 months. Previous experience of working in a multidisciplinary team would be advantageous. You will be working toward professional registration with an appropriate body or organisation such as RCCP, HPC, ACHS.
At band 6, significant post qualification experience is highly desirable with a considerable amount of paediatric experience.
A qualified & experienced Audiologist who has gained either a degree qualification (BSc) or equivalent with an interest in paediatric Audiology. At band 6, you will have a delegated departmental responsibility for a specific area of the service provision such as bone anchored hearing devices. You will have professional registration with an appropriate body or organisation such as RCCP, HPC, ACHS. and have evidence of CPD activities since qualification is highly desirable.
You will work in hospital, community and educational locations across the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area and be part of the wider multidisciplinary team that supports hearing impaired and deaf children. The Audiology Team supports an Audiological Physician, ENT and community paediatrics. Based in the new Royal Hospital for Children, an acute tertiary paediatric centre of excellence; the department supports the wider specialist services such as Oncology, Cleft, and Cystic Fibrosis. The Audiologists offer specialist clinics in Auditory Processing Disorders and Sound Sensitivity, and support ENT in post grommet assessments. The department has a multidisciplinary approach and has good established links with paediatrics, education and S<. You will be involved in detailed audiometric assessments for all ages of children, including those with additional needs. You will also be responsible for managing a caseload of hearing aid users and making independent decisions regarding their habilitation/rehabilitation with amplification.
'People Make Glasgow' is the slogan-why not become one of the 'People'. Glasgow is a cosmopolitan city with easy transport access to throughout Scotland, the UK and overseas. The city has diverse sporting and cultural attractions and is in easy reach of a multitude of outdoor activities.
This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 15th June 2018.