Closes 21.08.22

Oxford Universities Hospital NHS Trust are looking for a Specialist Qualified Teacher of the Deaf to work as part of a multi-disciplinary Auditory Implant Team of Surgeons, Audiologists, Teachers of the Deaf, Speech and Language Therapists, Administration staff and other professionals within health and local authority hearing support services.

The post holder will work with babies, children and teenagers who are referred for consideration for cochlear implants and support their subsequent care post implantation. The post holder will also take part in the assessment, review and rehabilitative management of these children and young people and attend weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings.

We are looking for someone with a positive approach and a can-do attitude. You should be able to work on your own initiative, with the ability to multi-task and manage a demanding workload. We are looking for excellent communication skills. This vacancy has arisen due to relocation of the current post holder.

The post holder will be expected to work in both the hospital setting and the community, where they will travel to see children in their local environments. They will provide wide-ranging specialist expertise and support to families, local education, and medical professionals. The post requires extensive knowledge, understanding and experience of working with children and young people with hearing impairment and those supporting them.

In addition, the post holder will work closely as part of a multidisciplinary team responsible for their own caseload, working with ENT consultants, Speech and Language, Implant Audiologists, Paediatrics (as required) and the Implant Programme Coordinator. A significant part of the role includes responding to families queries and questions.

You will be a registered Teacher with and additional Educational Audiologist/Teacher of the Deaf qualification. Knowledge of the impact of deafness on language development, functional communication and educational achievement is essential with specialist knowledge of cochlear implant technology desirable.

This role is being advertised under NHS agenda for change terms and conditions.
The full job description and application can be found through NHS Jobs – https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/working-for-us/jobs/?_ts=1#!/job/v4440365

How to apply

This role is being advertised under NHS agenda for change terms and conditions.
The full job description and application can be found through NHS Jobs – https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/working-for-us/jobs/?_ts=1#!/job/v4440365