As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19. Job overview The job will be both managerial as the successful candidate will be line manager to the 3 band 6's, the job will also involve working with children and young adults with complex needs alongside fitting newly diagnosed newborns found through NHSP. Main duties of the job Chief Paediatric Audiologist - Band 7 This exciting role is working within a small friendly Paediatric Audiology team. The post is based at the Children's Crystal Development Centre. A multidisciplinary team centre, including community paediatricians, children's ENT, children’s physiotherapy and occupational therapy, for children within the Croydon area. The post holder will be involved in the behavioural assessment and rehabilitation plus monitoring of children of all ages, the service provides both temporary and permanent hearing aids. The children monitored include those with temporary and permanent hearing loss and children with more complex needs. The centre works towards best practice guidelines and available standards. The post holder will act as deputy for the Head of Paediatric Audiology and will be involved in both managerial and clinical roles. We have a Consultant Audiovestibular physician who performs the aetiological investigations on our caseload and have a close working relationship with the hearing support services for Croydon. We are open to flexible working hours. Working for our organisation Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity. Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We’re also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people’s homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children’s Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital. Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we’re no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development. Detailed job description and main responsibilities ***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification*** Person specification qualification BSC or MSC in audiology Has MSc in Audiology experience worked as a paediaric audiologist has experience of VRA testing Registered registered or in the process of registering with HCPC or RCCP registered with HCPC s a clinical scientist We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our substantive & Fixed Term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity. DETAILS ON APPLICATION PROCESS Please note that no job offer or volunteer placement will be made until satisfactory references have been received. You are asked to provide email addresses for all referees, and ensure their accuracy before submitting your application. If you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act, require the application form in a different format or would like advice in regard to the recruitment process, please email the South West London Recruitment Hub @ For Nursing:- firstname.lastname@example.org For Non-Nursing:- email@example.com In submitting an application form, you authorise our Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, if applicable, should you be appointed. WE COMMUNICATE TO ALL JOB APPLICANTS VIA THE E-MAIL ADDRESS WHICH HAS BEEN PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION FORM. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CHECK YOUR E-MAIL ON A REGULAR BASIS Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you decide to apply for this post, but do not hear back from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion. TIER 2 CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. Please note, we are unable to sponsor a candidate for a visa on a bank contract. 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Last updated on Mar 25, 2023