Apprentice Assistant Audiology Practitioner

Job summary An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Audiology Assistant Audiology Practitioner to join our dynamic Audiology Department which covers York, Scarborough and Harrogate areas. The post holder will be expected to work at Audiology Harrogate Hospital We offer hearing services in both hospital and community settings across York Scarborough and Harrogate area’s. We provide a comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitation service for both adults and children which includes tinnitus and hyperacusis management, learning disability clinics, outreach clinics for cochlear implant assessments, and new-born hearing screening. The post holder will be responsible for stock control, postal repairs and hearing aid repair clinics at Harrogate Hospital Main duties of the job As the ideal candidate, you will have excellent communication skills, a practical and flexible approach to problem-solving and a passion for providing a friendly and professional patient service. In your role as an Apprentice you will be supporting the Audiologists in their clinics. Please refer to the job description for further details. At the end of 18 months Apprentice fixed period you will be able to carry out routine hearing aid servicing and repairs. Upon completion you will be re-interviewed for the permanent position.This post is paid under the Annex 21 agreement. This means that during the training period, the successful candidate will be paid the following under the new agenda for change pay award: Months 1 to 6 will be paid at £14,922.6 which is 70% of the top of band 2. Months 7 to 18 will be paid £15,988.5 which is 75% of the top of band 2. Upon qualifying, the person will be re interviewed and if successful, will go to bottom of Band 2 at 100% which equates to £20,278 per annum. About us Our benefits We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers
For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust’s dedicated Staff Benefits pages. Date posted