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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum including HCAS
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for motivated sonographers with excellent communication skills to provide a high quality ultrasound service. Join our busy and friendly team of sonographers at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, to meet the growing demands of the service.

The department provides a wide variety of examinations, including obstetrics, Gynae, Early pregnancy, General, MSK, necks and DVT with independent reporting in a department that is equipped with the latest equipment platforms.

There is an opportunity for job sharing, flexible working and extended days to suit a range of work life balance requirements. The department supports CPD, audit and research and holds regular clinical meetings and clinical governance meetings

Candidates must hold PGC / PGD / DMU or equivalent and be state registered with the HCPC /NMC.

Please note you will be required to attend a face to face interview as you will need to complete an assessment. Provisional interview date to be confirmed.

Main duties of the job

  • Perform high quality ultrasound examinations using analytical and judgement skills to interpret complex images.
  • Formulate comprehensive, diagnostic, independently written reports for each examination
  • Communicate distressing and unwelcome/unexpected news directly to patients using tact, empathy and diplomacy.
  • Communicate complex information regarding diagnosis/treatment directly to clinicians and patients.
  • Maintain personal clinical expertise in ultrasound scanning including ongoing CPD
  • Review, update and maintain the patients clinical records.
  • Participate in teaching students and clinicians in the field of ultrasound. Participate in the vetting of ultrasound requests.
  • Deal with conflicting demands from different staff groups at all levels.
  • Have flexible approach to work and ability to work under pressure of high workloads.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • pg diploma or equivalent
  • HCPC registration


  • DQASS registration
  • FASP scanning experience



  • dqass registration


  • oIdentify Common pathologies seen on Ultrasound.
  • FASP scanning experience

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


London North west University Hospital, Northwick park hospital, central Middlesex and Ealing

Watford Road



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