Band 7 Sonographer – NHS

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Date posted: 28.06.2024
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Band 7 Sonographer – NHS

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Job details

Permanent
£43,742 - £45,996 (Annual)
Specialism

Sonography

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Espirita is thrilled to announce that we have partnered with a leading NHS provider in the East of England to recruit an experienced Sonographer for a Band 7 position.

  • Salary: Band 7 between £35,392.00 – £42,618.00   
  • Annual Leave: 27 days of annual leave, plus bank holidays. After 5 years of service, this rises to 29 – 33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Sponsorship: Offered if required.

What will you be doing in this role? 

We are seeking a dedicated Sonographer who can fulfil the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting comprehensive ultrasound examinations and providing accurate reports.
  • Independently performing and reporting on all examinations.
  • Working rotationally through all parts of the ultrasound service including the General Radiology Department, Ambulatory Emergency Centre, the Antenatal Department, and Community hospitals.
  • Undertaking examinations in abdominal, gynecology, pediatric, small parts, MSK, some vascular examinations, and all aspects of obstetric ultrasound.
  • Contributing to several one-stop clinics ensuring our patients receive a first-class service.
  • Training and supervising junior sonographers and assistant staff.
  • Effectively managing the daily workflow.
  • Ensuring the accuracy and confidentiality of patient records.
  • Taking an active role in teaching and practical training of student Sonographers, specialist registrars, and others in training.

 

What are the requirements for this role? 

  • UK HCPC registration.
  • Must be CASE accredited in General Medical and Obstetric Ultrasound.
  • Degree qualification in Radiography (or equivalent).
  • Post Grad Certificate or Diploma in medical ultrasound, gynae, obstetrics and abdominal ultrasound.
  • Experience scanning Abdominal, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Small parts, DVT, Carotid and vascular scans on both inpatient and outpatients.
  • Experience participating in clinical audit work.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to work and inspire a team. Able to create a team ethos and demonstrate motivational skills.
  • Excellent communication. Ability to pass on knowledge to others in a clear and concise way.
  • Competently undertake and prioritise a complex clinical workload.
  • The ability to interpret scans and make an appropriate diagnosis from a range of multiple possibilities.
  • Ability to teach student sonographers, medical and other healthcare professionals.
  • Empathic and able to deal sensitively with patients from all cultural backgrounds.
  • Able to deal with frequent distressing clinical situations.

 
What are the next steps? 

We would love to hear from you if you feel this role could be a good match for you and would like to know more. Please apply to this vacancy by completing the application form attaching a copy of your CV, and one of the team will be in touch with you shortly to discuss things further. 

Alternatively, if you are interested in registering with us for different opportunities, please proceed to register your interest via our website and we will be in touch regarding positions that might suit you over the coming days. 

 

About Espirita 

Espirita is the global workforce arm of Acacium Group – one of the world’s leading healthcare workforce solutions providers.  

At Espirita, our purpose is simple: to improve healthcare by empowering individuals. With a global presence, local knowledge and expertise, and a commitment to excellence, Espirita strives to provide healthcare professionals with the resources and support they need to thrive in their careers and personal lives. 

Espirita does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, religion, colour, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, citizenship, or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

Espirita is proud to be an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer. Please note that our job adverts are correct at the time of publication, but some details and job responsibilities are subject to change.  

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Espirita is a trading name of Pulse Healthcare Ltd (03156103) a limited company registered in England and Wales and with its registered office address at 9 Appold Street, London, United Kingdom, EC2A 2AP.
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