Trainee Hearing Aid Audiologist

Job details

£21,730 a year
Job type
Fixed term contract


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Company pension
Life insurance

Full Job Description

Exeter, Devon About Us We are Chime Social Enterprise, a provider of leading audiology services and a centre of excellence in the South West. As an NHS Audiology Service, we represent the best of NHS hearing services. As we’re a Community Interest Company (CIC), we invest any surplus funds back into our social aims – delivering outstanding solutions to the hearing impaired. We are currently looking for two Trainee Hearing Aid Audiologists to join our team on a full-time basis, completing our 17 month apprenticeship as part of a Foundation Degree in Hearing Aid Audiology. Our Values We appreciate applications from candidates who hold our company values: C = Collaboration – working in true partnership to provide the optimal outcome H = Holistic – caring about and understanding the implications of our interactions I = Innovative – being open to new opportunities in meeting our purpose and vision M = Motivated – passionate about bringing our best to every situation E = Excellence – striving for the highest quality of service The Benefits
  • Salary of £21,730 per annum
  • NHS Pension
  • Perkbox
  • Life Insurance
This is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious and hard-working individuals to take their next step towards a career in audiology with this comprehensive training programme. Your time will be split between studying towards a South Devon College accredited qualification and on-the-job practical learning and development. On successful graduation of the Foundation Degree, alongside successful completion of the training, you will secure a Band 4 role within Chime as a Hearing Aid Audiologist. The Role As a Trainee Hearing Aid Audiologist, you will have the chance to earn while you learn, developing new skills and knowledge through experiential and practical learning and working toward your foundation degree. You will learn how to test and assess hearing and provide a range of hearing healthcare services to a wide range of ages. About You To join us as a Trainee Hearing Aid Audiologist, you will need:
  • A commitment to developing clinical skills and experience
  • The ability to remain calm and able to work in a busy environment
  • The ability to work as part of an effective team
  • The ability to communicate with members of the public and staff in other professions
  • A willingness to learn and apply new skills
  • The willingness to develop good IT and administrative skills
  • A minimum of GCSE English and Maths at grade 4-9 (C – A*)
Individuals with an interest in biological sciences, psychology, physics and electronics, as well as speech and language development, may find that audiology has a lot to offer them. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week over four days. The hours are between 8am and 6pm, flexibly across Monday to Saturday. The role will involve travel to a number of sites in which we offer our services and to South Devon College and will involve regularly working autonomously on completion of your training. Please note, this trainee role has no age restriction and we are open to hearing from candidates at any stage in their career. Chime is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our patients, as such an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required to be completed for successful candidates. Other organisations may call this role Hearing Aid Audiologist Apprenticeship, Trainee Hearing Aid Dispenser, or Hearing Aid Dispenser Apprenticeship. Webrecruit and Chime Social Enterprise are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.