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Clinical Scientist (Audiology)/Audiologist

Full Time

Highfield Campus, Southampton, United Kingdom

University of Southampton

Salary: £34,980 to £56,021

Full Time Fixed Term (2 Years) audiology position 

By joining our inclusive, multi-disciplinary team, you will have a unique opportunity to further your career by utilising your clinical skills within a University setting, allowing you to access up-to-date research in this field. 

We offer a range of great benefits that includes a contributory pension scheme; holiday entitlement of 30 days plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days); subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme; a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

To be successful in your new role within the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service (USAIS), you will be experienced in a wide range of audiology procedures, but training will be given in relation to auditory implants. You will need to be registered with the HCPC or RCCP or be working towards registration and ideally, you will hold a Certificate of Audiological Competence or equivalent. 

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will assess and manage a caseload of hearing-impaired/deaf patients of all ages. The programming of sound processors for cochlear implants (CI) or bone conduction hearing implants (BCHI) will be a key part of the role. Further details of the role are available in the job description and person specification.

For information on the Service, please look at our website http://ais.southampton.ac.uk/

Informal enquiries and visits to the centre can be arranged by contacting Dr Roberta Buhagiar, Team Lead rb22@soton.ac.uk, or Sarah Baumann, Team Lead sb3@isvr.soton.ac.uk at the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service, Telephone 02380 593522.

The successful candidate would be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.  

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial backgrounds, and educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants who value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated on the job. 

Other organisations may call this role Paediatric Audiologist, Audiology Partner, Hearing Aid Dispenser, RHAD, Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser, Cochlear Implant Specialist, Associate Audiologist, Hearing Aid Audiologist, or Specialist Audiologist.  

Closing Date:  Friday 23 February 2024
Interview Date:   Wednesday 13 March 2024
Reference:  2581824DA

Paediatric Hearing Rehabilitationist

Full Time

Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Salary: £43,742 - £50,056 p.a.

We are looking to recruit a new member of staff to join our enthusiastic and developing paediatric team.  This post provides an exciting opportunity for  QTOD’s, Educational Audiologist’s or Speech and Language Therapists to extend and consolidate their professional experience of working with infants and young people with conductive and severe to profound sensorineural hearing losses.  The Emmeline Centre helps assess and monitor individuals that require support in using BCHD or implantable (e.g. cochlear/ middle ear) hearing devices.  This post will involve both in clinic and outreach working whilst aiming to fully utilise remote appointments where possible.  If you are interested to find out more about the post or have any questions regarding the role then please contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Main duties of the job

You will be either a ToD/SALT or Educational Audologist and will join a highly specialist hearing rehabilitation service as part of the regional Hearing Implant programme based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The caseload involves supporting patients with cochlear implants and hearing implantable devices such as bone conduction hearing devices and middle ear implants. You will be responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating patient care and offering training to other staff and students. They will be expected to contribute to maintaining and developing pathways of care, and participate in research and audit.

This vacancy will close at midnight on 27th December 2023.

Interviews are due to be held on 8th January 2024

Further details available here.

Clinical Specialist (Hearing Implants)

Full Time

National and International, United Kingdom

MED-EL

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Clinical Specialist (Hearing Implants)

The Role and the Person

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic clinically experienced individual to focus on providing the highest level of technical support and clinical excellence to clinicians, surgeons and patients using MED-EL systems in a variety of settings. You will develop and nurture relationships with multi-disciplinary teams, both internally and externally enabling the company to build on its outstanding reputation, providing an efficient and accurate clinical support service, removing clinical objections to MED-EL products and providing education and training on existing and future products.

We seek an effective communicator, who can self-manage but also work in a team environment.  The ability to rapidly grasp technical concepts and explain them to persons with a variety of knowledge levels is essential.

Company overview:

MED−EL is proud to change the lives of people with hearing loss, as the global innovation leader in hearing loss solutions. Over 40 years of research, development, and dedication at MED-EL has created pioneering hearing implants and solutions for children and adults in over 130 countries worldwide, to more than 200,000 individuals in more than 4370 clinics. With more than 2300 employees across our worldwide team, our global Headquarters are in Innsbruck, Austria where our hearing implants are manufactured.

Our Employee Surveys prove we are a ’Great Place to Work’ with excellent engagement, support, commitment, motivation, sense of purpose and passion. With our focuses including inclusivity, respect and a culture of continuous quality and personal improvement, our engagement results are increasing year on year and we are are proud to employ dedicated and passionate people.  

 

Role overview:

  • Full time – core hours Monday to Friday with some evening and weekend working to be expected
  • Field role, working from home with extensive UK travel including some overnight stays, National & International travel
  • Based within the Clinical team, reporting to the Clinical Services Manager

 

Person Specification/Skills:

Essential:

  • Health professional background in the field of Audiology (Cochlear Implant or Bone Conduction considered)
  • Ability to demonstrate a range of current clinical skills and experience in an NHS (or comparable) clinical setting, including an advanced knowledge of hearing aid and/or implantable hearing devices.
  • Graduate level qualification
  • UK Registration (or eligibility for immediate registration) via RCCP, HCPC (Clinical Scientist), or a similar professional body
  • Holder of current right to work in the UK status
  • IT Literacy

                                                                        

Person Specification/Skills:

Preferred:

  • Theatre /surgical experience
  • Technical aptitude (ability to translate complex surgical, clinical & technical information in a variety of formats)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provision of clinical support in person to clinics using MED-EL systems including technical device assessment, verification of internal device function and appropriate reporting procedures.
  • Supporting non-standard cases, i.e candidacy, internal device selection, complex needs.
  • Mapping / Fitting including non-routine and complex cases.
  • Electro-physiological ('objective') measures.
  • Intra-operative support and measurements.
  • Liaising with various clinical and voluntary sector professionals to identify their needs in supporting recipients and candidates, and how MED-EL can best support them.
  • Provision of training for new clinic staff / new products
  • Attendance and contributions to MED-EL workshops / conferences / training meetings.
  • Preparation of clinical content for publications eg leaflets, guidance documents.
  • Maintenance of appropriate reporting systems including audit and activity data.
  • Provision of Clinical Support; second line telephone / email support and advice to all professionals, recipients and / or their families with MED-EL systems and prospective candidates.   
  • Involvement in service delivery and monitoring; initiate development, identify and promote clinical excellence and support change.
  • Representation of MED-EL at regional / national / international meetings; provision of technical / promotional information and research information.

Other details:

Excellent benefits package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 6% Company Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Policy
  • Subsidised Gym membership   

 

MED-EL UK value applications from candidates who meet our values of Ethical, Supportive & Caring, Dedicated & Committed, Technical & Scientific and Candidate & Recipient Focussed.

Our ambition is to work together as a diverse team to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. We welcome unique contributions and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of the basis of disability, age, race, colour, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or any other protected class.

If you are interested in this role please email your CV and a covering letter to Lynne Bell; Central Services Manager, Lynne.Bell@medel.com.  Informal enquiries are welcome to Ben Meredith, Clinical Services Manager, Ben.Meredith@medel.com.

 

Closing date 5th January 2024

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