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Clinical Specialist Ultrasound Sonographer

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston upon Thames
£49,178 to £62,785 a year pa. Inclusive of HCAS (15%) Outer + £7,500 RRP*
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting Opportunity for Skilled Sonographers to Join an Outstanding Healthcare Team!

We welcome sonographers of all skill levels, offering competitive Band 7 - 8a pay scales + Recruitment and Retention Premia (RRP), based on qualifications, skill mix, and years of experience. This role includes a short-term RRP, effective from October 1, 2024, subject to terms and conditions and annual review.

Proposed Interview dates: 8th and 9th July

Main duties of the job

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside a team of highly skilled professionals, collaborating to deliver exceptional patient care. We value proactive and flexible individuals who thrive in a dynamic environment, working across our various sites, including Kingston Hospital, Teddington Memorial Hospital, Raynes Park Health Centre, and Surbiton Health Centre.

Our department offers a wide range of examinations, including abdominal, gynae, MSK, vascular, paediatric, small parts, and obstetrics, allowing you to expand your expertise and grow professionally.

To be eligible for a Band 8a role, you must be an advanced clinical practitioner with more than three years of post-qualification independent scanning experience, demonstrating a high degree of autonomy and clinical decision-making responsibility. Additionally, you should possess the ability to manage a complex caseload and perform an advanced variety of scans with exceptional proficiency. Managerial or leadership experience is ideal for this role.

About us

The Trust has defined its culture as one that is patient centred and which puts safety first and where all staff members take responsibility, are valued and value each other.

To support this, our five values are that we are all:

Caring - we design and deliver care around each individual patient's needs and wants.

Safe - we make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern (safety comes first).

Responsible - all staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation.

Inspiring - we always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients.

And that we:

Value each other - we all value each other's contribution.

Our training, policies, procedures, and practices are all intended to support behaviours in line with our values and all staff are expected to uphold these by 'Living Our Values Everyday'.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in job description and person specification***

Previous applicants need not apply.

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualification or equivalent
  • Post graduate specialist diploma in medical ultrasound


  • HCPC or other appropriate professional registration



  • Post-graduate experience


  • CPD/Audit/QA experience
  • Ultrasound training or mentoring experience
  • 3 years post-graduate experience



  • Sound knowledge of clinical ultrasound


  • Advanced ultrasound skill mix



  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Galsworthy Rd

Kingston upon Thames


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