Audiology Support Officer

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Full Time
Wolverhampton WV1
Posted 10 days ago
Job description
Do you want to learn some new skills and make a difference?

This could be the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking someone to join our team as an Audiology support officer.

You will help to provide a comprehensive, effective, accurate and timely service to audiology patients. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and learn new skills such as how to test, fit and repair hearing aids and associated admin procedures. You will also assist with testing of children at the Gem Centre and will need patients and skills for working with children.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as “Good” by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

You will complete an induction and mandatory training appropriate to your role and undertake any relevant on the job training.

The Post holder will participate in providing a comprehensive Audiology Service with a focus on supporting routine adult and paediatric clinical audiology and administration across the service.

The post holders will be qualified at Health Care Science Level 2/Assistant Technical Officer qualified or eligible to train through an apprenticeship at this level and will be accountable to the team leader for performance.

The services cover paediatric activity at the Gem Centre, Adult Services at West Park, ENT Services and Vestibular and Adult Neuro-diagnostic Testing at New Cross and Vestibular Rehabilitation at Cannock, with further Audiology services provided at Cannock. See JD for detailed description.

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