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Advanced Practitioner Ultrasound

Band 7

Main area
Imaging - Ultrasound
Band 7
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Full / Part Time Available)
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Cross site
£38,890 - £44,503 £38,890 - £44,503 PA pro rata
Salary period
24/06/2021 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Advanced Practitioner – Ultrasound   Band 7

(Obstetrics & Gynaecology / General Medical)

 We are looking to recruit highly motivated, dynamic, innovative and professional individuals to join an established team of Advanced Practitioners. You must have a flexible approach to working and a desire to further develop the ultrasound service. You should hold a PgCert or PgDip in a relevant area of ultrasound. Ideally you will have experience of independently scanning and reporting, although newly qualified sonographers will be considered.

The successful candidate’s must have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic and committed to delivering an efficient and quality service

Main duties of the job

The Ultrasound department provides both Obstetric and General Medical scanning services, which are managed and supported operationally from the Royal Stoke. However, services are provided from both sites and multiple smaller community units.

Maternity services currently deliver approximately 7000 babies a year, for which we provide the routine antenatal screening in line with national screening standards. In addition to this the sonographers support the early pregnancy unit, fetal assessment unit and specialist antenatal and gynaecological clinics.

General Ultrasound scanning provides out-patient services and supports our busy acute in patient departments, plus a variety of sub speciality services including, vascular, paediatric and MSK .

We are a modern department with a variety of equipment. We are a fast paced, dynamic and vibrant department with an interesting and challenging case load. We provide a 7 day service including bank holidays on a rotational basis.


Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Full time / Part time and Flexible working options will be considered

PLEASE NOTE - previous applicants need not apply 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent
  • DCR/BSc
  • Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (DMU) / Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip)
  • HCPC registration
Desirable criteria
  • Voluntary Register of Sonographers


Essential criteria
  • Independently scan and report in relevant field
  • Evidence of CPD


Essential criteria
  • Driving
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kerry Ashcroft
Job title
Clinical lead in Ultrasound
Email address
Telephone number
01782 672152
Additional information

Claire Shackleston, Junior operational support manager by email at or telephone 01782 675865