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AAA Screening Team Leader

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
The Norfolk and Waveney AAA Screening Programme are seeking a Screening Technician Team Leader to support the Programme Manager and the Screening Team Based at Rouen Road, Norwich. The role includes deputising for the Programme Manager and managing Screening Technicians to provide an efficient and effective service, participating in the development of corporate objectives, policies, and plans.

The post holder will be a qualified Screening Technician who will undertake screening within the community alongside working closely with the Clinical Skills Trainer to develop and co ordinate the delivery of high quality training to the team, ensuring training delivery meets programme needs and is delivered professionally and effectively.

Main duties of the job

1) To deputise for the Programme Manager, management of Screening Technicians, to provide an efficient and effective service.

2) To work closely with the Clinical Skills Trainer(s) to deliver high quality training and abdominal ultrasound scanning as part of the community based National Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme (NAAASP) and ensure that scanning is undertaken to a high standard by the team. In accordance with national standard operating procedures. The post holder will either hold the CAVA qualification or be prepared to undertake the qualification in the future.

3) To be responsible for machine maintenance/service/daily machine checks and transferring of ultrasound images within the required time frame as set out in the national operating standards.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification



  • Level 3 Diploma for health Screeners plus full accreditation as a NAAASP Screening Technician
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent experience
  • CAVA qualification



  • Fully accredited screening technician



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Current clean driving license

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital



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