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Lead Sonographer for Antenatal Ultrasound

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum incl of HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other allied health
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
8a Modality Lead Sonographer - Antenatal Ultrasound

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic, and experienced Sonographer to join our friendly department at Croydon University Hospital. This is a new role and we are looking for candidates who are keen to progress and develop their leadership and management skills whilst providing clinical leadership to sonographers.

The successful candidate will lead the operational services for the Antenatal Ultrasound department and will be expected to help ensure the service delivered is safe and well led.

Organisational and leadership skills are important for this role, as the successful candidate will co-ordinate the day-to-day running of the ultrasound service and manage staff by progressing their training and development. We would welcome applications from candidates who are new to management roles and are keen to develop in this area.

Croydon University Hospital is a large urban DGH situated in South London, serving the needs of a diverse population of 360,000. It has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in London. Croydon has easy access to both central London and the south coast. It also offers a huge range of social, leisure and shopping venues, with excellent transport links to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

We are currently not supporting applicants who require two-tier sponsorship.

Main duties of the job

Job Summary

The post-holder will assume day to day organisation of the staff at both Croydon University Hospital and our Community Diagnostic Sites.The post holder will provide leadership and direct line management to Sonographers & Helpers, in collaboration with the other Lead Radiographers and Sonographers with support from the Head ofRadiology and Deputy Head of Radiology.

The post holder will lead on the investigation of patient complaints and incidents, the drafting of responses and devising and implementing any associated action plans. The post holder will lead on the recruitment and retention of staff within their modality and for rotational staff within the department and will assist recruitment for other modalities.

About us


Working at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is both challenging and fulfilling.

You'll meet some of the most engaging and stimulating people in London who will push you to develop your skills, learn something new and reward you in equal measure.

With NHS workers in demand across London and the UK, you could apply for a job at any NHS Trust. If you want to make an impact, accelerate your learning and rise to the daily challenge of caring for a diverse community, then head for Croydon.

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is a modern healthcare organisation providing acute and community health services across the borough of Croydon.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital isone of the busiest in London.We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes.

Working in Croydon does not come without its challenges. Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve.

If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

** Please see the Job Description and the Person Specification for more details on the jobs responsibilities **

Person Specification



  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent


  • Post graduate Management Qualification



  • Experience of working at a Senior level in a busy NHS ultrasound department


  • Line management experience

Skills and Abilities


  • Excellent verbal and non verbal communication skills



  • Evidence of NHS terminology and performance metrics


  • Evidence of quality management

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Croydon Health Services



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