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Reporting Sonographer

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently require a suitably qualified person to join the team of Sonographers in our busy Ultrasound department. The service is located within Radiology at Withybush General Hospital in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. We perform a wide range of Ultrasound investigations and have recently replaced all the ultrasound systems for new. There are opportunities for role extension for the right candidate.

Applicants must be a Registered Health Professional with an appropriate post graduate qualification in Medical Ultrasound and evidence of relevant experience. There may be a requirement to work flexible hours to meet service demands.

Pembrokeshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty. There is much opportunity for an excellent work life balance. This post would appeal to those who enjoy the outdoors and coast line or those with young families keen on adventure.

Main duties of the job

You must possess excellent communication skills, be tactful, diplomatic and able to work as part of a team in this busy department. In addition you may be involved in the supervision of student radiographers.

Withybush Hospital is the main healthcare provider for the population of Pembrokeshire, providing a wide range of clinical and Accident / Emergency services.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on 22/07/2024.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Degree or equivalent diploma
  • Case Accredited post graduate certificate or diploma at masters level in Ultrasound
  • HCPC, RCT or registration with relevant professional body eg:NMC, RCN, RCM
  • Sound Professional knowledge of imaging modalities (Eg ANC/TV scanning, Non-obstetric scanning)
  • Evidence of current CPD portfolio


  • Highly specialist training in aspects of ultrasound
  • Developed knowledge of a specialised ultrasound imaging e.g. Small parts or vascular



  • Post registration professional experience in a diagnostic ultrasound imaging


  • Experience of specialist ultrasound imaging techniques
  • Experience with digital/PACS enabled ultrasound equipment.



  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner
  • Flexible approach to needs of the service


  • Willing to participate in out-of-hours working

Language Skills


  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Withybush General Hospital

Fishguard Road


SA61 2PZ

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