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Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata for part time candidates
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a professional Sonographer with a commitment to first class patient care and the drive to work within a high performing team? .

The Ultrasound service is Sonographer led, receiving referrals from GPs, outpatients, wards and the Emergency Department. The department also provides the lithotripsy service, for which full training is provided.

This opportunity would appeal to those looking to develop their General Ultrasound skills and gain experience across a range of complex case. We would also welcome applicants with MSK experience.

The successful candidate will have a professional and practical attitude to their work with strong imaging and reporting skills. They will be comfortable working under pressure, 'multi-tasking' and liaising with multidisciplinary teams. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential with current/recent NHS experience to work both autonomously and in a team environment

Need to CASE accredited - qualification essential

Main duties of the job

To be an effective member of the Ultrasound team, providing a high quality, comprehensive and efficient Ultrasound service to patients and referring clinicians to include the timely issue of diagnostic reports, based on Ultrasound findings.

To undertake all aspects of work in the Ultrasound Department, as appropriate to grade, including the supervision and mentoring of morejunior staff

About us

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of hospital services for the population of Reading, Newbury, Wokingham and the towns and villages of west Berkshire.

At our heart we are a local hospital that works with NHS and social care partners to provide excellent healthcare services for over 500,000 people who currently live in our catchment area. We also provide specialist hospital services beyond the county's borders.

We employ more than 5,500 staff from 39 different nationalities and deliver care from a network of facilities across sites in Bracknell, Henley-on-Thames, Reading, Thatcham and Windsor.

Each year we are responsible for efficiently and effectively spending more than �400m of NHS resources on the services we provide.

As a founder member of the Berkshire West Integrated Care System, we are one of NHS England's demonstrator sites for integration between primary, community, mental health and acute healthcare services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To independently undertake general ultrasound sessions, providing comprehensive andaccurate computerised reports on all examinations.

To undertake a wide variety of diagnostic ultrasound examinations, maintaining high professional standards of technical competence.

To ensure a high quality patient focussed professional service is delivered at all times.

To assess and adapt techniques for each examination to meet the individual needs of the patient.

To analyse the clinical information and determine the most appropriate scanning method and technique

Person Specification



  • HCPC registered
  • DCR or degree in Radiography
  • DMU or Post Graduate Diploma in Ultrasound


  • MSC in Ultrasound
  • Evidence of involvement in audit PGcert or equivalent in appropriate reporting modality



  • Experience across a wide range of ultrasound examinations


  • 1 year post Ultrasound Diploma experience



  • Sound knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and understanding of complex pathologies

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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