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Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 Per Annum (Pro Rata For Part Time)
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Healthcare scientist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Vascular Lab Team are looking for 2 highly motivated, excellent team players and committed to the delivery of high-quality patient care Clinical Vascular Scientist, accredited or nearly accredited, to join their growing and friendly team with 4 permanent clinical vascular scientists (1x advanced trainee and 1 in training).

Ideally you should be an SVT accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist (AVS), or are an HCPC registered Clinical Scientist or hold a relevant postgraduate qualification in vascular ultrasound able to perform assessments and report on them independently.

We will consider applications with less experience or who are currently working towards AVS accreditation or have recently finished/nearly finished the STP training programme, but appointment in this case may be at a lower banding. Our current opening hours are Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 16:30. The role will also include weekends and bank holiday working. Full or part-time hours are available

Please note: A face to face interview is required as you may need to take part in a practical assessment.


Main duties of the job

Main duties of your role include performing and reporting vascular ultrasound examinations, managing the patient workload on a daily basis, participating in research, audit and teaching, supervising and training our trainee clinical vascular scientist and assisting with administrative/operational running of the department.

Your role, as part of the Vascular Lab Team, will be supported by a team of Vascular Specialist Nurses, Healthcare Support Workers and a Vascular Lab Administrator, with a large, air-conditioned room housing 5 scanning areas, 3 main ultrasound machines within the department (2x G.E Logic E10 plus 1x G.E portable Logiq E) and carry out a wide range of vascular investigations including carotid, aorta, upper and lower limb arterial and venous assessments, imaging of endovascular aneurysm repair and DVT assessments.

In the future there may be a need to scan and support the vascular lab across Broomfield and Southend Hospitals (part of the MSE Trusts).

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Are you a highly motivated and excellent team player committed to the delivery of high-quality patient care, then we want to hear from you?

Please see the attached JD for further details of this exciting role.

Previous applicants need not apply

Person Specification



  • Degree in relevant scientific discipline
  • Accreditation as a Vascular Scientist via The Society of Vascular Scientists or equivalent qualifications.


  • PG Certificate in Vascular Ultrasound



  • At least 3 years' experience of vascular ultrasound scanning and a highly developed specialised knowledge of the full range of non-invasive vascular measurements.
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Specialised knowledge of vascular anatomy


  • Research training/experience
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Experience of training others in Vascular Ultrasound

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





SS16 5NL

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