AudiologistBand 5Speciality
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
3d ago

Band 5

Main areaAdults & ChildrenGradeBand 5ContractPermanentHoursFull or part-time hours availableJob ref152-C081.19D Site11 Shelley RoadTownBoscombeSalary£24,214 to £30,112 p.

a. pro rata for part-time hoursClosing12 / 12 / 2019 23 : 59

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.

Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive , positive , respectful , supportive , reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills.

We want to be better every day do you?

This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)


Would you like to make a difference in Audiological care? If so, we may have just the role for you.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual wishing to gain sound experience in a very busy and friendly service and who wishes to develop their skills and knowledge further.

If you’re looking for experience in adult services, complex services for patients in balance, tinnitus, adults with learning difficulties, community ENT and secondary care ENT, this could be the role for you.

We are a community based service which means we provide specialist care to patients at our main hub at Shelley Road in Bournemouth, domiciliary care within patients own homes and we work from 10 other outstations across East Dorset from Christchurch to Swanage.

Therefore, you will be expected to cover any one of our outstations at any time (travelling expenses are reimbursed).

Our team at East Dorset Audiology are proud of being caring, competent and compassionate, with patients at the heart of what we do.

We aim to provide high quality services which improve the health, well-being and independence of the people within our community.

We are currently looking for an Audiologist to join our friendly team who possesses and who demonstrates behaviours that underpin this vision for audiological care.

We also have a comprehensive Paediatric service for babies, pre-school and school age children and we are working with other local Trusts to provide a Pan Dorset Local Children’s Hearing Service.

As a service, we are also working towards IQIPS accreditation which will enhance the service even further.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, well-motivated, flexible and will provide a comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitation service for our adult patients.

Good communication skills are essential, together with the skills to provide excellent patient care and make clinical decisions as you will be required to work both solo and as part of a team.

In return we can also offer you :

  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme - very comprehensive and fully supported Preceptorship Programme for newly qualified healthcare professionals
  • You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including work related learning, childcare vouchers, cars, cycles, home technology equipment and buying and selling of annual leave
  • Not forgetting our unique selling point our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £40 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

    Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service or are able to present a valid portable DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

    If you are interested in moving to Dorset we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £5,000. For further details on relocation expenses please email

    Don’t just take our word for what it’s like to be part of the team, read one of our staff’s testimonials or come and visit us to find out more.

    Recommend a friend or family member and earn cash!

    Do you have a friend or family member you would recommend to join us? Or do you know someone who wants to return to practice in the NHS?

    If the person you refer is appointed by the Trust and completes their probationary period you will receive £250 reward payment for the introduction! Please contact the recruitment team if you require further info !

    Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

    Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are :

  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Our staff benefits :

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP’s
  • Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including : Work related learningChildcare vouchersCar and Cycle schemeHome technology equipmentBuying and selling of annual leave

    Before applying for this post, please refer to the Application Guidance’ for further guidance on the recruitment process.

    It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response - please apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

    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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