Audiologist

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Job Detail
  • Salary 25000--25000
  • Company Website www.premierepeople-ni.com
  • Job Title Audiologist
  • Job Location Newtownabbey BT37 0QZ, UK
  • Company Name Premiere people
Job Description

Audiologist

Premiere People are delighted to be helping this school with their amazing project that they are creating for theses fantastic pupils in Jordanstown. Due to growth we are helping them recruit an Audiologist on a 3 year contract that may turn into a permanent contract. This is a great opportunity to help the pupils of this school and give them the best of education available.

 

Audiologist Role:

The role would require a full-time Audiologist to work with students who have a range of of types of hearing loss and listening devices and treatments between sensory neural hearing losses and conductive hearing difficulties.
The school is seeking someone Qualified and can be newly qualified to start the role working towards enabling all students to access to the curriculum.
The students have a diverse range of communication needs, including: language delay, language disorder, autism, global developmental delay, social communication difficulties, speech disorder, dysfluency, and who are Deaf and/or visually impaired.
You will be required to promote a functional, clinical approach to intervention, encompassing educational attainment, participation in the education experience, life aspirations and general well-being.
We value making a difference. The backbone of our school is about making positive improvements in a child centred environment to all involved with us, from the children within our school to the parents, teachers and organisations we work with. Everyone at Jordanstown School strives to make a positive impact with every child we come into contact with.

 

Audiologist Duties:

Deciding on the best way to test a pupils hearing
adapting tests to suit the age and ability of the pupil
checking hearing, including sound level and frequency range
investigating any related medical, physical and emotional symptoms
assessing pupil who may have been fitted with a cochlear implants or bone anchored hearing aids
producing an impression of the ear for an ear mould
fitting hearing aids and making changes to ear moulds
reviewing progress and making changes to the fitting
teaching pupils how to use the prescribed repairing faulty hearing aids
increasing hearing ability by using lip-reading, or other communication skills and sound systems
giving pupils information and advice on how to manage their condition
managing pupils with dual sensory loss (hearing and sight) or learning disabilities
work as a key member of multi-disciplinary team offering a seamless child centred support service to all pupils
be involved in enabling a positive partnership empowering pupils and parents in the decision making process
assist staff and parents to interact positively with the deaf child to help the family develop the child’s full potential
to interpret audiological information to staff and parents and explain implications with respect to the development of their child
to give advice with respect to speech and language development based upon knowledge of deafness and its impact upon the pupil work as part of a multidisciplinary team of specialists, which may include ENT (ear, nose and throat) surgeons, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, paediatricians and teachers of hearing impaired
To perform daily routine equipment and calibration checks, clinical preparation, equipment cleaning and restocking consumables
Any other duties as may be required by the Management Team for which the post holder has received appropriate training
The ideal candidate will need to be able to prepare and deliver a range of tailored training programme for new staff.

 

Audiologist Qualifications

BSc Audiology or equivalent qualification
Including relevant clinical training in diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures for hearing service
Member of the British Academy of Audiology

 

Essential skills:

Health and Physical abilities sufficient for the post (if necessary with reasonable adjustments with respect to the Equality Act/Disability Discrimination Act).
BSc Audiology or equivalent qualification
Including relevant clinical training in diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures for hearing service
Member of the British Academy of Audiology
Audiological knowledge with a minimum of 1 year relevant clinical experience in paediatrics including diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures.
Experience of programming Phonak & Oticon hearing aids and certification with real ear measurements.
Experience in developing Individual

Full detailed job spec available on request

 

Salary will be £25k per annum with additional benefits and a performance related bonus that will be discussed in more detail.

 

To apply please submit your CV via the link provided.