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Band 7 Midwife Sonographer/Sonographer

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are actively seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Midwife Sonographer/Sonographer to join our forward thinking team of friendly & supportive professionals in providing a range of obstetric ultrasound examinations.

Whilst we are ideally looking for sonographers trained in 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester ultrasound, consideration will also be given to Midwife Sonographers who are currently trained in 3rd trimester growth scans with a willingness to undertake further training.

Please watch our video to find out more about life as a midwife at Hampshire Hospitals

https://youtu.be/K97XPuJgLio

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be an autonomous practitioner, promoting best practice and high standards whilst also working closely with the Fetal Medicine team, obstetric and midwifery colleagues.

You will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be competent to undertake and report scans independently. Further education is encouraged, including support to attend relevant courses to maintain personal and professional development to meet service needs.

We provide services across 3 hospital sites - Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester. Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to work at a minimum of two of these sites, though consideration will be given to the individuals skill set, home address and preferences.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (Obstetrics) or other equivalent ultrasound qualification


Desirable

  • Registered as a Midwife with the NMC


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Competent in 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester ultrasound scanning to include dating, nuchal, anomaly and growth scans
  • Able to independently manage and monitor work lists


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to make appropriate clinical decisions in view of recent research, informed choice and individual circumstances
  • Demonstrate extensive clinical knowledge of ultrasound scanning techniques and appropriate pathology in multiple areas


Desirable

  • Knowledge of GROW charts


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Basingstoke

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-FCSS3818-C

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