Website The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Have you previously worked as a newborn hearing screener or are looking for a challenging new role? Well here is your opportunity:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed screener to work within the established local Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) team. This team is part of Audiology Service at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation Trust, in King’s Lynn.
The NHSP aims to screen the hearing of all newborn babies to enable the identification of children with permanent hearing impairment as early as possible, preferably before they are discharged. Covering West Norfolk, South Lincolnshire and North Cambridgeshire, with approximately 2,500 births annually this is an outstanding opportunity to work within a small friendly team which is part of a highly successful major national screening programme.
The team is led by the NHSP Local Manager, with support of the day-to-day running from a senior screeners. Once training has been completed you will be required to work some shifts as the only screener on duty but with support from the Local Manager.
Previous experience working as a newborn hearing screener is not required with all training given, though this would be an advantage. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, baby handling skills as well as computer skills. This is a 7-day service so weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required on a rota basis.
Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the criteria specified in the person specification regardless of age, gender, disability, race ,ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. Only those applicants who demonstrate in the application form how they meet the criteria in the person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience – we recruit individuals who possess and can demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our core values (attached).
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We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including:
Flexible working opportunities
Free counselling service
NHS Pension scheme
Please note due to high volume of applications for some posts, this post may close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role asap.
Admin & Clerical staff may be required to act as Loggists for a major incident.
Team QEH are one of the most research-active organisations for our size in the UK, recruiting more patients to trials than most others in the country (1,062 in 18/19). We are also now recognised as one of the fastest trusts in the country from set up to recruitment.
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