We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated Sonographers to join our large friendly teams in Leeds. We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified staff as full support will be given.
You will be expected to perform a wide range of examinations including Obstetrics, gynaecology, general medical, small parts etc. Participation in our weekend rota is expected. Full time or part time positions are available.
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust is one of the largest hospitals in Europe and is comprised of the Leeds general Infirmary, St James’s University hospital and the Leeds Dental Institute plus our peripheral hospitals at Seacroft, Chapel Allerton and Wharfedale.
As a large tertiary centre we provide a wide range of services including regional oncology, paediatrics, liver and renal transplants.
From the world's first hospital fly-on-the-wall series ‘Jimmy's’ to the BAFTA-awardwinning maternity documentary ‘One Born Every Minute’ millions of people havefollowed the work of our hospitals on TV both in the UK and further afield!
The city of Leeds itself is at the center of the large West Yorkshire conurbation and has excellent road and rail connections to all parts of the North of England including the dales and moors. York, Harrogate and Ilkley are exciting places to visit, all within easy reach.
Leeds itself is a vibrant place to live with great shopping, sports facilities, bars, restaurants and cafes.
Informal visits are welcome. Come and meet the team, see the departments!
Please contact Lis or Roger, team leaders at St James’s on ( Phone number removed ) or the team leaders at the Leeds General Infirmary - Helen, Paula or Rachael on ( Phone number removed )
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust is pleased to announce that it has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, helping to actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has provided its statement of intent to support all defence personnel and we welcome all applications to work for Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.
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We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required. If you require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruiting manager immediately.
NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date (without further notice) if sufficient suitable applications are received.
If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment and will need to be renewed annually. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.
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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.
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