Audiologist (Canberra)

Job No: RIDBC494
Location: Canberra ACT


Part Time - 2 days per week (Monday & Tuesday preferred)

Canberra Location

5 weeks of Annual Leave (pro-rata for part-time)


Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre (SCIC) a service of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) provides multidisciplinary assessment and post-operative management of children and adults with significant hearing loss for cochlear implantation and other hearing devices. With a national focus, RIDBC delivers services throughout Australia. With a national focus, RIDBC delivers services throughout NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC and the Northern Territory.

In addition to comprehensive paediatric and adult hearing implant services, RIDBC provides client and family centred early intervention, education and related therapy services to children and adults with hearing loss. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic and motivated team of professionals while independently managing an allocated caseload.

We are seeking an audiologist to work collaboratively within our highly skilled, multidisciplinary team to provide all aspects of the hearing implantation journey with clients and their families. The successful applicant will have proven ability to assess the functional auditory ability of clients with hearing loss as well as potential cochlear implant candidates referred by surgeons and other health professionals. Whilst this role is based in Canberra the successful candidate will also provide occasional services across various sites located in regional NSW.

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Membership of the Audiology Australia, with CCP
  • Eligible to deliver OHS services
  • Paediatric and adult audiological experience
  • Experience with implantable hearing devices (cochlear implants and BAHA), and/or clients with complex hearing rehabilitation needs
  • Experience working with hearing aids and diagnostic hearing tests
  • Experience in audiological assessment, including speech perception testing
  • Strong appreciation and understanding of technology and an aptitude for learning
  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • Well-developed communication, presentation and computer skills
  • Ability to work within a small multidisciplinary team
  • Work autonomously and have the ability to engage with disciplines from other sites
  • Current driver’s licence
  • A working knowledge of current electrophysiological tests
  • A valid Working with Vulnerable People Check and NSW Working With Children Check
  • A cleared Criminal History Check (with at least 6 months validity)
  • Full Australian permanent working rights

RIDBC offers a competitive remuneration package as well as access to leading professional development.

To download the position description for this role, click the following link: Position Description - Audiologist


Compliance with Child Protection Legislation is essential

Cleared Criminal History Check is essential

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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