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Advanced Practitioner (Reporting Sonographer)

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Sonographers to join our team.

The Department is integrated into the Radiology Department at York and we have satellite services at our Selby Hospital Site. A nominated Radiologist Clinical Lead and the Principal Sonographers work with the team to deliver innovation and excellent in Ultrasound Practice.

Main duties of the job

As part of our Sonographer Team you will work independently to perform a comprehensive range of examinations including, but not limited to: Obstetrics, Gynaecology and General Medical. You will be expected to issue your own reports independently as some sessions are undertaken at a satellite unit. The role will require you to work autonomously whilst being a team player.

Experience in Vascular, Musculoskeletal, Paediatrics, Head & Neck ultrasound are desirable but not essential, however a willingness to develop would be an asset.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification



  • Degree level or equivalent qualification
  • Post graduate accredited qualification in medical ultrasound
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council


  • Masters level postgraduate course relevant to specialist area of employment



  • Relevant post qualification clinical experience in General Abdominal, Obstetrics, Gynaecological,
  • Demonstrable advanced knowledge of disease processes relevant to the area of specialisation
  • Ability to work independently including out of hours work.


  • Experience in small part scanning, paediatrics, vascular, MSK, head & neck
  • Experience in independent report writing

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


York Hospital

Wigginton Road


YO31 8HE

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