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Ultrasonographer Trainee - Annex 21

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£37,542 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Part Time
This trainee position will be offered as an Annex 21 contract, dependent on the successful applicant meeting the criteria for admission onto an approved training course in obstetric sonography . Arrangements for pay and banding of trainees, Annex 21, of the Agenda for Change Handbook apply.

Band 7 Annex 21: 75% of the pay band maximum of the qualified rate which equates to �37,542 per annum pro rata

The post holder is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides ultrasound services to the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department.

The postholder is responsible for carrying out and reporting ultrasound procedures to a high standard and in a professional manner, working within the departmental guidelines whilst being accountable for their own actions.

Main duties of the job

  • Perform complex ultrasound examinations, unsupervised and to a very high standard
  • Provide an efficient and responsive service to patients and users of the service
  • Act as a source of specialist knowledge and clinical expertise in ultrasound appearances, working autonomously & making clinical decisions, which may have a direct impact upon the patient's diagnosis, management & treatment , g. combined Down's Syndrome screening
  • Interpret complex data in order to ascertain and identify any pathological or incidental findings, including those with diverse or complex presentations or pathologies, offering a diagnosis or differential diagnosis, where appropriate
  • Promote excellent working relations with all staff across the Trust
  • Evaluate and prioritise examination request forms prior to appointments being made

Please see Job Description for more information.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Royal Surrey Foundation Trust Maternity service is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We provide antenatal care to approximately 2900 women a year and the sonography service is based within our antenatal clinic and dedicated early pregnancy unit on the ground floor of the trust. We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated and professional sonographer to join our team. You are an integral part of the maternity care provision within the department and work closely with the Obstetric, midwifery and Gynaecology nursing teams to provide an exceptional level of antenatal care.

You will work alongside the Antenatal Screening team and two dedicated fetal medicine consultants to deliver the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme and achieve all Key Performance Indicators within your practice.

Support will be given with professional development and there is opportunity to support ongoing improvement in practice and service delivery working collaboratively with the senior team, you would be supported to develop the work as part of the trust Quality Improvement processes.

Person Specification



  • Hold an appropriate professional qualification recognised by college of radiographers- D.C.R or BSc in Diagnostic radiography(3 year F/T degree)
  • Or Registered Midwife with DMU or PgC in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound (1year)
  • Registered with HPC (Health Professionals Council)
  • Portfolio with evidence of C.P.D


  • PgD or MSc in Clinical Ultrasound
  • Current FMF license

Knowledge and Experience


  • Attendance at specialist short courses/seminars
  • Substantive experience post certificate (PgC) or equivalent qualification
  • Teaching and assessing students
  • Knowledge of electronic ultrasound reporting system. e.g Viewpoint
  • Research methodology. Has undertaken clinical audits & acted on findings
  • Evidence of support with Protocol development to support clinical practice.
  • Quality control experience to include: Adverse Incident & Risk management/clinical governance reporting Knowledge of key performance indicators within ultrasound.

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital

Egerton Road



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