NHS Rehabilitation Audiologist / Therapist (Band 7) – Manchester Royal Infirmary

Location Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester
Salary £37,570 - £43,772
Post NHS Rehabilitation Audiologist / Therapist (Band 7)
Closing DateOctober 22nd 2019
Reference 349-MRI-587-19

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

We are looking for a dynamic proactive experienced rehabilitation audiologist/therapist to join our hearing rehabilitation and adult cochlear implant teams at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

You will have a specialist interest in auditory rehabilitation including the management and treatment of tinnitus, hyperacusis and complex hearing difficulties. In addition you will work with the adult and adolescent cochlear implant service and provide specialist assessment, rehabilitation and auditory training for patients with severe to profound hearing losses.

You will be responsible for managing our volunteers within our assistive device centre. The department is unique in providing all hearing and balance services for adults and children under one management structure and within one hospital Trust.

We are located in a new purpose built facility with state of the art equipment . The department provides a number of specialist regional and supra-regional services including cochlear implants, auditory brainstem implants, bone anchored hearing aids and middle ear implants to adults and children. The department attracts complex cases from throughout the region and through our close working relationship with ENT. The department has close educational and research links to The University of Manchester.

You will have experience of managing patients with tinnitus and complex hearing losses.

Successful candidates should have a recognised higher level of training and experience in Audiology.

Further details / informal visits contact

Danny Kearney, Lead for Adult Rehabilitation on 0161 701 1745 or danny.kearney@mft.nhs.uk

Deborah Mawman, Co-ordinator Adult Cochlear Implant Service on 0161 276 3465 or deborah.mawman@mft.nhs.uk

 

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