Trainee Midwife Sonographer

NHS Highland

This vacancy is no longer advertised
Part-time (22.5 hours per week), Permanent
Salary scale: £26,565 – £35,577 pro rata
Raigmore Hospital provides midwifery, obstetric and neonatal care to pregnant women and their families living in the Scottish Highlands. It covers a wide rural area of 12500 square miles and has approx 2500 births a year.
A fantastic opportunity for a trainee midwife sonographer has arisen to work in a busy Obstetric Ultrasound Department / Fetal Medicine Unit at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness.
You will be a qualified midwife with a degree level qualification or equivalent with extensive post-registration experience, preferably in antenatal or neonatal care.
You must have a real desire to train in the area of obstetric ultrasound and demonstrate commitment to the work involved. A mandatory practical aptitude test will be expected prior to agreement of successful application.
You will be expected to undertake a Post Graduate Certificate in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound attending theory lectures at St Martin's College, Lancaster. Practical training will be undertaken in our Obstetric Ultrasound Department under supervision of our Fetal Medicine Consultant and Midwife Sonographers.
Once you have successfully completed your training you will move on to the Band 7 salary scale. Should you fail to achieve your Post Graduate Certificate in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound the duties of your role may be reviewed.
For further information please contact – Jocelyn Reid, Lead Midwife Sonographer, Obstetric Scan Department, Raigmore Hospital, Tel – 01463 706506; email:
Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to the Employment Services Section, John Dewar Building, Highlander Way, Inverness IV2 7GE or by emailing your name and address to
Please quote reference: IM9_16_107
Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 7th December 2016

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