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Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic, well- motivated Band 7 sonographer to join or busy, friendly team. The successful candidate must hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound or Equivalent and be HCPC registered.

Here at SFH we are committed to creating the best place to work where staff can reach their full potential in delivering quality patient focussed care. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome applications from all areas of the community who meet the criteria for the role.

Our ultrasound department has a team of sonographers who cover the core elements of general medical, obstetrics and gynaecology ultrasound including early pregnancy and also specialist roles including MSK, neonatal hips and heads, head and neck and contrast enhanced ultrasound. We are a progressive, expanding department who actively encourage and support role development and CPD. You will be responsible for reporting all of your own work and are expected to participate in the training of student sonographers.

The role will include travel to our other sites at Mansfield Community and Newark Hospitals. We are currently in the process of creating a Community Diagnostic Centre on the Mansfield Community Hospital Site and Ultrasound will be part of this development.

We are happy to consider both full time and part time applicants.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Underpinning theory and professional knowledge acquired through diploma/degree


  • Specialist expertise, underpinned by theory and practical experience acquired through diploma/ degree/post graduate study.



  • DCR or BSc (Hons Radiography
  • DMU or Post graduate qualification in ultrasound at M level
  • Evidence of further study
  • HPC registered


  • Teaching skills
  • Counselling course



  • Ability to report on own scans



  • Supervisory experience
  • Previous NHS experience
  • This may be supplemented by short courses + CPD.


  • Teaching experience



  • May have to work extended days or 1-8 shifts
  • On call Sunday for EPU

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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