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Ultrasound Sonographer (Link Grade)

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £57,349 per annum/pro rata (Dependant of Experience)
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Ultrasound Sonographer (Link Grade)

Division: Cancer and Clinical Core Services

Band: 7 - 8a

Salary: �41,659 - �54,619 per annum/pro rata (Dependant of Experience)

Interview Date: TBC

We are recruiting for a Ultrasound Sonographer (Link Grade)who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment. Our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families

The successful Ultrasound Sonographer post holder will have responsibility for the provision of high quality Ultrasound scans within the imaging department .

As a Ultrasound Sonographer will ensure and maintain a high personal standard of clinical excellence, be required to attend training and train other staff as and when required.

All candidates will be required to participate in rotation at different sites.

Main duties of the job

To accurately perform and report on scans in a timely manner and as directed by the Consultant radiologists and Head of Imaging.

To ensure at all times that the ultrasound equipment is used safely

To achieve high levels of diagnostic outcomes by using experience, knowledge and clinical expertise within scope of practice

To work in the department and on mobiles as required and to promote the maintenance of an efficient, effective and high quality service for all users

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be aware of the confidential nature of the work and maintain strictest confidence when dealing with patients, staff and other health service business information.

To train and supervise the clinical work/assessment of qualified and junior/student staff

To fulfil CPD commitments, including identifying personal career development needs, and provide evidence when required in order to achieve the Link grade.

Participate in any departmental lead roles.

To take part in improving and encouraging good working practices and to investigate efficient and improved ways of working with staff and Lead Consultant Radiologists.

To ensure that equipment is appropriately and routinely Quality checked with corrective action instigated, working in conjunction with the clinical lead.

To actively assist in any Clinical Governance, Risk Management and Audit programmes as required.

To deal with members of the public with courtesy and professionalism.

To respect the right to privacy and confidentiality of the patients attending for Ultrasound scans.

Person Specification



  • Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound
  • Degree in Diagnostic Radiography or recognised equivalent
  • Registered with the Statutory Board of the Health Care
  • 2.5 years at Senior level



  • Knowledge of the key attributes of US Imaging
  • Knowledge of NHS Targets.
  • Commitment to working in partnership with patients/carers.



  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development
  • Relevant experience in a NHS Trust or Private sector
  • Qualified in General & Gynae scanning
  • Effective leadership skills.

Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust


Medway Martime Hospital

Windmill Road



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