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Obstetric Lead Sonographer

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other allied health
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen inthe Diagnostic Imaging department at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust for an enthusiastic, motivated, experienced Sonographer to join our friendly department. This is an opportunity for a senior sonographer with foresight and determination who is keen to develop skills, learn new things and feel rewarded at the end of the day.

The post holder will work closely with the Women and Children's Health division, ensuring the Obstetric Ultrasound service is safely delivered and is well led.

We are looking for candidates who are keen to progress their careers, developing their management skills whilst providing direct line management and clinical leadership to the sonographers.Organisational skills are highly important for this role, as the successful candidate will need to co-ordinate the day-to-day running of the Obstetric ultrasound service whilst managing a diverse team and ensuring training and development is of the highest quality and on track for academic milestones.

This role is suitable for a highly motivated senior sonographer who is passionate about delivering and maintaining safe, high quality care in a dynamic acute hospital environment.

If you are looking for a job where you gain professional development, working at the forefront of Obstetric and Gynae ultrasound service and be incredibly proud that you are delivering a service of the highest possible standards, then don't miss out on your opportunity to be part of something great.


Main duties of the job

They will lead on the investigation of patient complaints and incidents, drafting responses, writing and implementing associated action plans.

The post holder will also lead on the recruitment and retention of staff within their modality.

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:

Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.

National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.

We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the personal specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey hospital

Canada Avenue



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