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Job reference: 121172
Location: Victoria Hospital
Job closing date: 03/11/2022
Job posted date: 06/10/2022
Salary: Band 7 (£43,422 - £50,506)
Job Type: Healthcare Sciences
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Department: Audiology
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Fife

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A vacancy has arisen for the post of Lead Paediatric Audiologist. Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals who are seeking to deliver a challenging agenda.  

You will have a proven track record in paediatric assessment and habilitation. Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm, a keen interest in developing leadership experience and a commitment to develop in this role will be favoured.

The Lead Paediatric Audiologist will deliver expertise in the complex and highly sensitive assessment and diagnosis of hearing impairment. You will be expected to provide a specialist range of audiometric investigations and a comprehensive hearing aid service to the paediatric population. You will be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of individual treatment programs.
You will provide leadership & support to all staff involved with paediatric patients, liaising closely with the multi-disciplinary services supporting children with hearing loss.

You will monitor standards of care by efficient and effective use of resources, utilising clinical audit, research, supervision of practice and teaching. 

The Paediatric provision will be delivered with continued support from the Audiology Service Manager.

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact David Comiskey, Head of Audiology Service on 01592 643355 ext 21356 or e-mail 

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application. 

​​​​​​​NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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