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Audiologist

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An audiologist measures a patient’s hearing and sense of balance, identifies problems and recommends treatment. Audiologists can prescribe hearing aids and advise patients how to use them.

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Pay

Clinical physiologists working as audiologists for the NHS are on the Agenda for Change salary scales. The current pay scales are from April 2021. They start on Band 5, £26,104 to £32,915 a year. Senior audiologists are on Band 6, £33,072 to £40,736 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2021.

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Getting In

The majority of audiologists work for the NHS, either in clinics or in research. Others work in private clinics, universities or research institutes. There are vacancies advertised on the British Society of AudiologyBritish Academy of Audiology, NHS Scotland Recruitment and  NHS Jobs (England and Wales) websites.

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Job Outlook Scotland

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2022
4736
1.3 %
RISE
2027
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What Does it Take?

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Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Academy of Audiology (BAA)
Tel: 01625 290046
E-mail: admin@baaudiology.org
Website: http://www.baaudiology.org
Twitter: @BAAudiology
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/baaudiology

British Society of Audiology (BSA)
Tel: 0118 966 0622
E-mail: bsa@thebsa.org.uk
Website: http://www.thebsa.org.uk
Twitter: @BSAudiology1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BSAudiology

While BAA represents professional audiologists, BSA represents those who have some other interest or qualification in Audiology.

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists
Tel: 01905 885350
E-mail: rccpadmin@rccp.co.uk
Website: http://www.rccp.co.uk/

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