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Assistant Audiologist

Band 2

Main area
Audiology
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 25.5 hours per week (Three days a week but can be split over 4 days)
Job ref
199-4559755-FM-MT
Site
Hearing Centre Croydon University Hospital
Town
Croydon
Salary
£24,378 - £25,426 pro rata p.a incl. of HCAS (Outer)
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/09/2022 23:59
Interview date
04/10/2022

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

 

Job overview

To work as a member of the Hearing Centre Team, undertaking simple clinical procedures, some more complex procedures depending on skill mix, and administration together with some reception work (depending on allocated duties). The individual duties will be tailored to the needs of the department, the experience of the person and their skills and abilities. Training and supervision are provided. The service is based at Croydon University Hospital with outreach clinics at Purley Memorial Hospital. 

Main duties of the job

To provide both clinical and non-clinical services with or without supervision, depending on experience.  

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role.

Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:
• Croydon University Hospital
• Purley Hospital
• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our Vision:

“Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it”

Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
• You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working. The approach we are taking to “Listening into Action” is new and different.



 

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

*****Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role.*****

Person specification

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential criteria
  • Literate Numerate GCSE in Science (Grade A-C) or ‘O’ Level in Science and Maths Computer literate
Desirable criteria
  • Scientific Background

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

Essential criteria
  • Team working Independent working Initiative Accurate
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge or understanding of hearing loss.

SKILLS/ABILITIES

Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills Good organisational skills Ability to put people at their ease Good practical skills
Desirable criteria
  • Technical skills

EXPERIENCE

Essential criteria
  • Working in a confidential and diplomatic manner Working in a busy environment
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in the NHS or health sector

Other

Essential criteria
  • Good time keeping Reliable Caring Friendly Well Motivated

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Inga Ferm
Job title
Head of Audiology
Email address
ch-tr.hearingcentre@nhs.net
Telephone number
02084013063