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Sonographer

Employer
Guy's and St. Thomas'
Location
Cross site, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Oct 2021
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The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Department of Radiology

Based on the south bank of the river Thames, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is one of the NHS's most successful and highly regarded teaching hospitals, offering patients outstanding levels of care.

With almost thirty sonographers working in the radiology department; all have the opportunity for a varied clinical rotation, including one-stop urology and gynaecology clinics, the main ultrasound departments in both Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, Women's Services and the Evelina London Children's Hospital. Within these areas, we undertake a wide range of clinical work: obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric scanning, small parts, thyroid scanning, ED, DVT and abdominal/general ultrasound.

We value and are committed to developing our Sonographer workforce, with support from our Tutor Sonographer and access to a wide range of CPD and educational opportunities. During the past year, we have supported funded post graduate certificates, diplomas and Masters degrees, as well as virtual courses and webinars.

Research and audit are encouraged and supported throughout the department. Sonographers have the opportunity to present audits at departmental and external meetings and study days.

Short Term Recruitment and Retention Premium (RRP) of £5,000 pa (pro rata) will be paid to new and existing Sonographers in recognition of their vital part in the Radiology Service until March 2022 and will be reviewed annually.

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Sonographers with highly developed skills. You will be a good communicator who offers an excellent standard of patient care. We will give you the chance to develop your career and access to a wide range of benefits.

Please contact: Guy's site superintendent ultrasonographer Shelley Kundu ✉shelley.kundu@gstt.nhs.uk ☏020 7188 5518 with any questions or to arrange to visit.

Closing date: 18th October at midnight

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Guy's and St Thomas' celebrates, respects and values the diversity of its staff and patients. We review our policies, procedures and practices to ensure that all employees, patients and carers are treated equitable according to their needs. We are actively committed to ensuring that no one who applies for a job, works or study's at the Trust, or accesses our services is discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity, nationality, disability, religion or belief, age, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, or marital/civil partnership.

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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