Hearing Rehabilitationist

Location Cambridge
Salary £40,057 - £45,839 p.a. pro rata
Post Permanent, part-time (25 hours per week). Band 7
Closing DateJanuary 16th 2022

 Contract- Permanent

Hours- 25 per week (Part-Time)

 Job overview

A Hearing Rehabilitationist is required to join the Paediatric team to support the delivery of a high quality rehabilitation service for patients up to the age of 19 years.  You will need to be an experienced Teacher of the Deaf, Educational Audiologist or Speech and Language Therapist and ideally have some experience in working with individuals who have a severe-profound hearing loss, cochlear implants and hearing implant devices.

Main duties of the job

The role will involve working as part of the multi-disciplinary team within the Emmeline Centre where you will help assess and support patients in how to use their implant devices and listening skills development. There will also be an outreach element to the role based in the Norfolk/Kings Lynn area where the candidate will need to carry out independent rehabilitation work to support families and local professionals.  As well as being able to set targets and monitor patient progress, you will need to liaise with a range of professionals and have the appropriate personal counselling skills to support patients during assessment and beyond.  Where possible, you can carry out liaison tasks from home.

Working for our organisation

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people’s age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

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