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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/04/2020.

Advanced Practitioner Sonographer

Job Reference: 432-HR8318

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Advanced Practitioner Sonographer
Colchester Hospital, Colchester
Starting salary from £37,570 per annum pro rata

We are the largest organisation in the Eastern region. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training.

We want the best staff. You want to make a difference.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to apply for the role of an Advanced Practitioner Sonographer at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

A part time weekend position may be considered for the right applicant.

Colchester Hospital is part of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) and provides Ultrasound services to the North East Essex region. The Trust has approximately 600 beds and employs over 4,500 staff. Colchester Hospital is a busy acute trust with 24 hour emergency services. In addition there are smaller sites located at Harwich, Clacton-on-Sea and Halstead.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your clinical experience in an exciting busy department (approximately 40,000 examinations per year). We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sonographer with excellent organisational skills to complement our friendly, social and dynamic Radiology team.

You should hold either the DCR (R), Degree or BSc Radiography or equivalent Relevant post-graduate qualification in ultrasound, a Pg Certificate or Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (DMU) or equivalent and current HCPC registration.

In addition, you must have excellent communication skills and be able to work on your own initiative and as a member of a team.

The trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Polly Eves, Ultrasound Manager

01206 742594

This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to exisiting NHS At Risk employees working in Essex and Suffolk who meet the essential criteria (excluding all medical recruitment).

Please note that where response levels are exceptional we may close the post before the specified date, therefore early application is recommended. Please make sure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. When providing reference details please provide email addresses so references can be sought promptly to cover the last 3 years of employment.

The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Please be advised that following the new Government’s cap on Tier 2 Immigration, whilst we welcome applications from all and your application will be considered on individual merit, if you are offered a position and require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship we may not be able to process your application to the final stage due to the significant reduction of certificates available to us.

In submitting an application form, you authorise East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust; we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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