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Newborn Hearing Screener

NHS AfC: Band 3

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Newborn Hearing Screener
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week on a 7 day rota with 1:4 weekends.
Job ref
220-CYP-2590418
Employer
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
North Central London
Town
London
Salary
£19,737 - £21,142 £19,737 - £21,142 Per Annum Plus HCAS
Closing
01/10/2020 23:59

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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

 


 

Full time, permanent post, 37.5 hours per week over 7 days on a rota

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our hospital based hearing screening team and be fully trained as a Newborn Hearing Screener.

You will need to be able to work unsupervised, be confident in dealing with new parents and newborn babies. You will need to be able to work in any one of our hospitals (Whittington, Royal Free and the UCLH) as well as occasionally working in outpatients clinics or in the parents' home. You will need to be available to work occasional weekends on a rota.

You must be computer confident and be keen to learn something new. Excellent communication skills and team working are essential for this post.

If you are not already qualified as a Newborn Hearing Screener then you will be offered training.

On successful completion of your hearing screening training you will be required to go on to undertake the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners qualification which may take up to 18 months to complete.

Please be aware that the Level 3 Diploma in Screening is very computer focused and you will be expected to undertake computer based course work in addition to undertaking self-directed study and complete ongoing assessments.

With this in mind are you interested in joining our established Newborn Hearing Screening Team and want more information?

 

 

 

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Gill Reed
Job title
Newborn Hearing Screening Team Manager
Email address
gillreed@nhs.net
Telephone number
020 3316 8736 Mon - Fri 0730 - 1530
Additional information

Gill Reed, Newborn Hearing Screening Team Manager on 020 3316 8736 Mon - Fri 0730 - 1530

Please be aware that informal visits will not be possible for this vacancy

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
London
N19 5NF
Telephone
0207 288 3241