Rehabilitationist (Teacher of the Deaf) at University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service

Location University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service (USAIS) – Engineering and Physical Sciences Enterprise Unit
Salary £39,152 to £49,553
Post Rehabilitationist (Teacher of the Deaf) - Full Time Permanent
Closing DateApril 22nd 2020
Interview DateMay 11th 2020
Reference 1255020LH

As a qualified teacher of the deaf/educational audiologist, you will join our team of Rehabilitationists supporting children across the South of England who use Auditory Implants, Assistive Listening Devices and Radio Aid Systems. Whilst there will be a need to travel across the south region, your primary base will be the University of Southampton and this gives you an ideal opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of up-to-date research related to the discipline offering you the opportunity to broaden your areas of expertise including teaching on the MSc and BSc Audiology course.


To be successful you will have experience working with children of all ages with hearing loss, who use hearing technology and Radio Aid systems. Experience with Bone Conduction devices and Cochlear Implants is desirable but appropriate training can be offered if necessary.


You will join a multidisciplinary team involved in the assessment for cochlear implantation and the provision of rehabilitation following implantation. With an individual caseload of children to manage and families to support within a specified geographical area, your role will involve clinical work at the University and outreach visits to assess and support children, their families and educators in a home or school environment.


Attendances at conferences and training courses is encouraged and supported for continuing professional development.


For more information about USAIS please take a look at our website


A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance at Enhanced level is required for this role.


Informal enquiries to Sarah Baumann, North Team Lead at USAIS or Sarie Cross, Associate Director. Contact USAIS by telephone on 02380 593522, or e-mail or


Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the School of Engineering. In recognition of our continued commitment to improving equality for women in science we were awarded an Athena SWAN bronze in 2013 and 2016. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy*, onsite childcare facilities


The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities. This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.


*subject to qualifying criteria


Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1255020LH on all correspondence.