Fixed term contract for 9 months, starting asap (Maternity cover).  

Band 7 – £40,057 – £45,839 pro rata per annum if part-time

Hours: part time or full time (up to 37.5hrs) considered. All MKUH roles will be considered for flexible working

Audiology Services at Milton Keynes University Hospital is looking for an experienced Paediatric Audiologist to join our friendly dedicated team for a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

We are a joint adult / paediatric service, and this is an Advanced Audiologist role working mainly within the paediatric service.

You will need to work independently in the follow areas:

  • Diagnostic audiology assessments including ABR on:
    • Neonates
    • Babies
    • Children (including those with special needs)
  • Paediatric habilitation and hearing aid clinics.

This contract is to cover primarily the paediatric clinical aspects of the post.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are needed together with an enjoyment of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting our hearing-impaired children.

Consistently high Friends and Family Scores reflect our commitment to provide a high quality, person centred, comprehensive adult and paediatric service. We have regular staff meetings, Health and Safety Meetings and Clinical Governance meetings which facilitate continuous service improvement and development.

We work closely with the ENT staff, Paediatricians, the Newborn Hearing Screening Team in the hospital and with our colleagues in Community Paediatrics, Health Visiting, School Nursing, Speech and Language Therapy and Education as well as belonging to an ABR peer review group to facilitate seamless care for our children.

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Please note that this post is subject to an initial probationary period of six months, extendable up to a period of 12 months. A DBS check may be required for new employees. MKUH promotes an inclusive workforce and proactively welcomes applications from underrepresented groups in our community.

If you would like to discuss the role, or the hours, further please contact Fiona Lane, Deputy Head of Audiology Services fiona.lane@mkuh.nhs.uk if you would like to discuss this further.

To apply for this role visit NHS jobs, reference number:

430-A0551S-A Advanced Audiologist/Clinical Scientist.

 Or please follow the link: http://jobs.mkhospital.nhs.uk/job/v3563707

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 16th November 2021