Sonographer - Recruitment Open Day

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We are thrilled to welcome qualified Sonographers to an open day at King's Mill Hospital on Thursday 28th April 2022. We have exciting positions available for Band 7 Sonographers to join #TeamSFH, please complete the application form to register your interest and book your place!

The successful candidate must hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound or Equivalent and be HCPC registered.

Please note interviews will take place during the Open Day.

Here at SFH we are committed to creating the best place to work where staff can reach their full potential in delivering quality patient focussed care. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome applications from all areas of the community who meet the criteria for the role.

Our ultrasound department has a team of sonographers who cover the core elements of general medical, obstetrics and gynaecology ultrasound including early pregnancy and specialist roles including MSK, neonatal hips and heads, head and neck and contrast enhanced ultrasound. We are a progressive, expanding department who actively encourage and support role development and CPD. You will be responsible for reporting all of your own work and are expected to participate in training student sonographers.

The role may include travel to our sites at Mansfield Community and Newark Hospitals.

We are happy to consider both full time and part time applicants.

Main duties of the job

To perform and report on ultrasound examinations prescribed by medical practitioners, whilst observing departmental protocols and procedures. The overriding purpose is to support the provision of the highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.

To complete good quality ultrasound examinations on obstetric, gynaecological and general ultrasound examinations in line with departmental protocols

To be able to effectively communicate with patients to ensure they are adequately informed, are able to consent to the examination and are able to ask questions or raise concerns

Communicates highly sensitive complex information ensuring that empathy and reassurance are met for the patient

To communicate and liaise with other members of staff and disciplines as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure high standards of patient care and an efficient service

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Date posted

12 April 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year pro rata per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

214-D&O22-03-18

Job locations

King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton-In-Ashfield

NG17 4JL


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information and to see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities please refer the recruitment pack attached.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information and to see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities please refer the recruitment pack attached.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Underpinning theory and professional knowledge acquired through diploma/degree

Desirable

  • Specialist expertise, underpinned by theory and practical experience acquired through diploma/ degree/post graduate study

Qualifications

Essential

  • DCR or BSc (Hons Radiography DMU or Post graduate qualification in ultrasound at M level
  • Evidence of further study

Desirable

  • Teaching skills
  • Counselling course

Further Training

Essential

  • Ability to report on own scans

Desirable

  • Specific training in communication skills

Experience

Essential

  • Supervisory experience
  • Previous NHS experience

Desirable

  • Teaching experience

Contractual Requirements

Essential

  • May have to work extended days or 1-8 shifts
  • On call Sunday for EPU
Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Underpinning theory and professional knowledge acquired through diploma/degree

Desirable

  • Specialist expertise, underpinned by theory and practical experience acquired through diploma/ degree/post graduate study

Qualifications

Essential

  • DCR or BSc (Hons Radiography DMU or Post graduate qualification in ultrasound at M level
  • Evidence of further study

Desirable

  • Teaching skills
  • Counselling course

Further Training

Essential

  • Ability to report on own scans

Desirable

  • Specific training in communication skills

Experience

Essential

  • Supervisory experience
  • Previous NHS experience

Desirable

  • Teaching experience

Contractual Requirements

Essential

  • May have to work extended days or 1-8 shifts
  • On call Sunday for EPU

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton-In-Ashfield

NG17 4JL


Employer's website

https://www.sfh-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton-In-Ashfield

NG17 4JL


Employer's website

https://www.sfh-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Sarah Sentance

sarah.sentance@nhs.net

01623622515

Date posted

12 April 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year pro rata per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

214-D&O22-03-18

Job locations

King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton-In-Ashfield

NG17 4JL


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