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Main area
Audiology Neonatal Screening
Contract
Permanent
Hours
18.75 hours per week
Job ref
218-LH-AHP-638545
Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
Town
Coventry
Salary
£26,302 - £35,225 pro rata per annum
Closing
03/04/2017 23:59
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust logo

Newborn Hearing Screening Deputy Manager - Band 6

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Newborn Hearing Screening

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced healthcare professional educated to degree level to join our audiology team working in the midwifery wards. You may have experience as an audiologist, midwife, health visitor or speech & language therapist. The post-holder will be based at University Hospital Coventry, deputising to the local manager in leading the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) for a population of around 6000 new births per year. You will need strong data monitoring experience and line management skills alongside the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within and outside the organisation. The post-holder will report to the NHSP Local Manager, Bridget Hughes.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

If you require further information about this post please contact the Local Manager Bridget.hughes@uhcw.nhs.uk. Telephone 02476965401 Mobile: 07824896197

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
27685