Obstetric Sonographer–Midwife/ Radiographer - Band 7

Locations:
South West England
Contract type:
Any
Hours:
Any
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Any
Posted:
29/04/2022
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
North Bristol NHS Trust
Job Ref:

Obstetric Sonographer–Midwife/Radiographer - Band 7

Main area: Obstetric Sonography
Grade: Band 7
Contract: Permanent
Hours
• Full time
• Part time
• Job share
• Flexible working
• Other
37.5 hours per week (Flexible working options available.)
Job ref: 339-CCC1534
Site: Southmead Hospital
Town: Bristol
Salary: £40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Closing: 30/05/2022 23:59

Job overview

Are you interested in finding out more about opportunities within our Obstetric Sonography team?

Here are some of the reasons we are unique.

• Our maternity department is one of the largest in the country, supporting more than 6,000 births a year, offering women the choice of four places on birth. We are currently looking to expand our Obstetric Scanning Department.
• Our maternity services are renowned nationally and internationally, having developed PROMPT and with a wide research portfolio.
• We are a stand-alone service, supported by our team of Radiographer and Midwife Sonographers. We do not rotate staff through our main radiology service, although bespoke rotations may be available to support those that may wish to rotate.
• We are proud to support our Sonographers in their practice and professional development.

Our service currently runs 8am – 4.30pm but we are looking to expand to evening and weekend working in the near future.

We would encourage applications from people who may wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours. Please do talk to us about the flexibility you would like us to consider as we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our patients.

Main duties of the job

Working within our Obstetrics Scanning Department, based within our Antenatal Clinic, you will work as an integrated member of the team, performing a wide range of Obstetric Scans to include Dating scans, First Trimester Combined Screening scans, Anomaly scans, Assessment of Fetal Wellbeing, Growth scans and Umbilical Artery Doppler.

Successful candidates for this role will have the following:

• A Postgraduate qualification in ultrasound, including evidence of completion of an Obstetrics module (Pg Dip, Pg Cert, DMU, or MSc in Medical Ultrasound or UK recognised equivalent). We would welcome applications from newly qualified sonographers who have obtained their PgCert in this field.
• Current UK Professional Registration with either the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
• Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF) accreditation or willingness to work towards this.

We would also welcome applications from Obstetric Sonographers who have already completed their training to perform First Trimester Combined Screening and have current registration with the Fetal Medical Foundation (FMF). For applicants who have not completed this training, a willingness to undertake this if appointed would be essential.

Working for our organisation

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and it has a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, our Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (such as Portishead or Chepstow).

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via Trac or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your Trac Account and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Closing Date:
30/05/2022
Contact Details:
North Bristol NHS Trust
Tel: -
Contact: Ian Butler
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