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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inclusive of HCAS pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time NHS sonographer appointment (2-days a week) to work in the Gynaecology Diagnostic and Outpatient Treatment Unit on a 12-month basis covering maternity leave. The post-holder will perform routine gynaecological ultrasound examinations for patients with a wide range of presentations including pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, suspected fibroids, and family history of gynaecological cancer.

The post holder will work as a specialist diagnostic practitioner in gynaecology ultrasound and will be responsible for carrying out the appropriate diagnostic procedures to support delivery of both routine and subspecialty clinical services.

Main duties of the job

The applicant will work at UCLH only and will be based in the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing within the Gynaecology Diagnostic and Outpatient Treatment Unit.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly, however, the standard rota will be sessions on Tuesday and Thursday.

There is an opportunity to undertake extended hours, providing ultrasound cover on evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday mornings from 9am to 3pm with compensatory leave during the week or for overtime payments.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

At UCLH, we have a real One Team ethos, and our values safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • BSc or Diploma in Radiography or MBBS, or equivalent
  • Postgraduate Certificate in General Medical Ultrasound, MRCOG Part 1 or equivalent
  • Current HCPC registration or GMC license to practice or equivalent
  • Portfolio of evidence of Continuing Professional Development including post graduate specialist training equivalent to Master's level
  • Evidence that knowledge of general ultrasound is up to date
  • Evidence of the ability to critically interpret ultrasound images



  • Demonstrable evidence of experience in a wide range of gynaecology ultrasound
  • Experience of working as part of a multi- disciplinary team
  • Demonstratable understanding of the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion and/or Knowledge of the NHS obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duties

Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrate awareness of responsibility to and advocacy for patients
  • Very high personal and professional standards, with attention to detail
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and have the ability to motivate others
  • Willingness to embrace new ideas and concepts
  • Good standard of computer literacy
  • Evidence of participation in QA Programme and maintenance of agreed standards


  • Experience of scanning paediatric patients



  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills within a multi-disciplinary team

Personal Attributes


  • Being familiar with, and adhering to Trust policies and guidance on infection prevention and control.
  • Completing all required training and education (both via e-learning and face to face) on infection prevention and control.
  • Including infection prevention and control as an integral part of your continuous personal/professional development and included in your annual appraisal.
  • Taking personal responsibility so far as is reasonably practicable, in helping ensure that effective prevention and control of health care associated infections is embedded into everyday practice and applied consistently.

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing, UCLH

25 Grafton Way



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