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Senior Rehabilitationist (SLT)

University of Southampton - Auditory Implant Service

Location: Southampton
Salary: £38,460 to £48,677 pro rata, per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th March 2019
Closes: 30th April 2019
Job Ref: 1120819LH

Interview Date: Thursday 16 May 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced specialist Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) in the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service (USAIS). This is a part time permanent post, working 0.9FTE.

USAIS provides a regional service for deaf adults and children in the southern region of the UK. Experience of working with the deaf is essential and knowledge of auditory implants is desirable, however, appropriate training can be offered if necessary.

By joining our inclusive, multi-disciplinary team you will have a unique opportunity to further your career by utilising your clinical skills within a University setting allowing you to access up-to-date research in this field. 

You will be a qualified clinician in the field of Speech and Language Therapy (BSc or MSc or equivalent in relevant field), with extensive post qualification experience as a Speech and Language Therapist.  

You will be responsible for the specialised assessment of hearing impaired adults and children for a range of auditory implants and devices and will manage a caseload of children and adults providing rehabilitation and support post fitting. You will provide training, advice and support for local professionals regarding the optimal use of auditory implants. You will be based at our clinic on the Highfield campus but will also see children and adults in their education or home setting.

Within the department there are excellent opportunities for specialised working and individual areas of research. You will have the opportunity to be involved with teaching on the MSc and BSc Audiology courses run by the University. Attendances at conferences and training courses is encouraged and supported for continuing professional development. Further details of the role are available in the job description and person specification.

We offer a range of great benefits that includes a contributory pension scheme; holiday entitlement of 30 days (pro rata for part time staff) plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days); subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme; a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

For information on the Service please look at the website

The successful candidate would be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) check.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Roberta Buhagiar or Anna Duncan, Team Leaders, at the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service, Telephone 02380 593522, or email or

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1120819LH on all correspondence.

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