Current Vacancies

Apprentice Marketing and Event Co-ordinator

Location: BMUS Officer, Milton Keynes
Salary: £16,962 per year
Closing Date: 27/06/2021

Main description

BMUS are seeking a Digital Marketer and Event Co-ordinator to join their team in this exciting and varied role. Are you looking for flexible hours/ looking to return to work? This is a flexible opportunity which can be negotiated to fit around school hours, with many company benefits.

  • To be responsible for the delivery of the BMUS face to face Study Day Programme
  • To support the Development Manager in delivering the BMUS Webinar Programme
  • To deliver and develop digital marketing through a number of platforms
  • To support the delivery of the Annual Scientific Meeting
  • To be a proactive member of the team and contribute to furthering the Society’s charitable aims
  • To support the Society’s committee structure and meetings
  • Support the Development Manager with design work for Marketing Campaigns
  • This job description is intended as an outline of the responsibilities and may be amended in consultation with the post holder in the light of changing needs of the organisation.

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Senior Lecturer – Ultrasound x3

Location: Birmingham City University City South Campus

Job Description: This is an exciting time in ultrasound education at Birmingham City University.  We are at the forefront of ultrasound education and are dedicated to providing our students with the very best learning, teaching and support to help them develop both professionally and personally as sonographers, as well as teaching other professionals in their sonographic skills.

 Due to 

development of our provision and with the support of funding from Health Education England, we offer these great opportunities for you to join our fantastic team.

We want our students to enjoy their learning and their time with us - and you will be part of the team to make that happen by supporting the learning and skill development of sonographers both in the University and in the clinical setting.  In working with us you will take responsibility for and play an active role in the delivery of learning and teaching within our undergraduate and postgraduate ultrasound courses, as well as assessing students.  You will be involved in the teaching of other professionals requiring our ultrasound expertise, and further developing the ultrasound knowledge base and skill set of the radiographer and non-radiographer professionals we educate.  

There are 3 posts available as below:

Post 1 - This is a permanent post, part time at 0.6FTE (22.5hours per week).

Post 2 and Post 3 - These are fixed term posts for 18 months. They are both full time posts however part time at a minimum of 0.6FTE would be considered for the right candidate. 

Please state clearly in your application form if you wish to be considered for 1 post in particular or whether you would like to be considered for either arrangement.

For all posts you will:

  • Be a sonographer, with a wide range of clinical and patient experience 
  • Have recent clinical experience in a busy hospital ultrasound department,
  • Hold relevant ultrasound qualification(s),
  • Have experience of teaching and supporting learners in a clinical and/or university setting,  
  • Have excellent communication skills and
  • Be passionate about ultrasound education and the future of the profession. 

Post 1 – Senior Lecturer in Medical Ultrasound

For this post and in addition to the above, you will:

  • Have a wide range of clinical experience in obstetric ultrasound,
  • Experience in other areas of ultrasound practice is desirable but not essential.

This role includes the opportunity to support students through classroom (face-to-face and virtual) based teaching, in groups and as individuals to help them develop into excellent sonographers as well as supporting the student learning of skills within our ultrasound suite.   

Posts 2 and 3 – Senior Lecturer / Practice Educator in Medical Ultrasound

For these posts and in addition to the above you will:

  • Have experience in at least one area of ultrasound practice as an individual.  Across all the posts being appointed into, we are looking for experience in obstetric, gynaecological and abdominal ultrasound
  • Have experience in leading developments or projects within ultrasound

You will be supporting students in the university and the clinical setting from a range of ultrasound courses, including our direct entry BSc Hons Medical Ultrasound course, our post-graduate ultrasound qualifications and Focussed courses and will be teaching other professionals who want to know more about ultrasound and how to scan.  These roles also include taking responsibility for the development and establishment of our intended patient facing facility.  

You will be expected to spend time supporting students in their clinical departments, as well as supporting students learning skills within our ultrasound suite.  You will also deliver some classroom (face-to-face and virtual) based teaching to help them develop into excellent sonographers.   

BCU courses are practice based, knowledge applied with a focus on excellence for employment.  University skills equipment includes our top of the range ultrasound suite which includes GE scanners, and a range of simulation equipment including Scantrainers and BodyWorks Eve and is in process of being developed further, as well as our recently upgraded PACs suite, our X-Ray room plus wider radiography and health profession focused skills facilities.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.

Come and join us; share your enthusiasm, passion and expertise in being a sonographer with the next generation of sonographers and all other professionals in the wider imaging community.

For an informal discussion about the role (in particular working arrangements) please contact Helen White, Head of Department -Radiography on email  A video call can be arranged.

Salary: £46,376 to £50,408        

Closing Date: 04/07/2021

Link to job vacancy:

Principal Sonographer (Band 8A)

Location: The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job Description: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Modality Lead for the Ultrasound services at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated and experienced sonographer with a comprehensive clinical portfolio to include General,Gynecology and Obstetrics. Must possess organisational and leadership skills to manage the service. They will act as the clinical lead for ultrasound with a role that encompasses the co-ordination of the day-to-day running of the service. This involves the management of 23 ultrasound rooms located over 8 sites across Edinburgh, Mid and East Lothian.

The successful candidate will have excellent people management and communication skills and will demonstrate flair and imagination in motivating, training and developing staff. Education and training are also key elements of the department.

The position will be involved in the future strategy and the continuing development of Ultrasound services as it evolves to ensure a sustainable and resilient service.

Post is based at Simpson Ultrasound Department at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Applications are invited from holders of a DMU or PgDIP in Medical Ultrasound.

Must have current HCPC or equivalent registration.

For further information please contact Brenda Ormiston on 0131 242 2803 or Stephen Evans

Please visit for full details  Ref: 051437

Salary: £49,975 - £53,948 Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: 5 July 2021.


Sonographer - Cornwall & South & East Devon

Job Description:

We are a small, dynamic company with a family feel and are excited to be looking to recruit two new sonographers to work in our team.  We run clinics in the community across Cornwall and Devon with a focus on excellent and compassionate patient care.  We would welcome applications from sonographers who are confident to work autonomously to perform high quality ultrasound examinations.  You will work in the community with a clinical assistant to support you in clinics and our broader clinical team will support you remotely.

Gynaelogical, general abdominal and small parts are our main examinations and we are also growing our musculoskeletal and vascular services.

Candidates must hold either the DMU or PgCert/Dip/MSc in Medical Ultrasound, and HCPC (or other professional body) registration.

We are looking for practitioners with strong initiative who are flexible, adaptable to change and a have willingness to contribute to efficient service delivery through the highest standards of safe and compassionate care.

 A current driving licence and access to a car is an essential requirement due to travel to our clinic locations.  Travel expenses paid from an agreed base clinic. 

Salary: £49,000

Closing Date: 7th July 2021

Link to job vacancy: http://Job Web link to Vacancy

For any further information, please email Leigh-Ann Tyler,

Senior Teaching Fellow in Ultrasound - Department of Women & Children's Health St Thomas'
Location: London

Salary: £38,304- £64,405, including London Weighting Allowance

Job Description: 

King’s is seeking a Senior Teaching Fellow, as a full time post or as a job share, for our widely acclaimed postgraduate taught Medical Ultrasound programme, one of a portfolio of Postgraduate courses offered by the  Department of Women and Children’s Health, School of Life Course Sciences  in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine.

The Department of Women and Children’s Health, one of 5 in the School of Life Course Sciences ( KCL Faculty of Life Science and Medicine) has 32 clinical and non-clinical established academic posts, and associated research groups.  An internationally 

recognised translational research programme in Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine includes investigation into hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, metabolic disorders of pregnancy and premature birth. Our discovery science programme is supported by the Women and Children’s theme and core facilities of the Guy’s and Thomas’s NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, and our translational programme through King’s Health Partners’ Institute of Women and Children’s Health

The postgraduate taught Medical Ultrasound programme provides professionally accredited ultrasound training for radiographers, doctors, midwives, scientists and others wishing to practice clinical ultrasound, and typically attracts approximately 75 students/year. This challenging but rewarding position will suit a highly committed individual with a strong background in medical ultrasound education, excellent management skills and with an interest in research.  It is envisaged that as well as maintaining the high standards of the existing postgraduate teaching programme the post holder will work with the Programme Director to support students in the teaching and learning of all aspects of Medical and Vascular Ultrasound by informing the curriculum, maintaining quality standards, course documentation and procedures and developing the curriculum towards delivery of best practice. Good communication skills are essential, as is an ability to engage with different professional groups.  The job demands an innovative approach, as well as the energy and willingness to find solutions to the challenges faced by students who are balancing clinical careers with further training.
This post will be offered on a 2 year fixed-term contract

This is a full-time -100% full time equivalent or job-share

Contact details: Professor Lucilla Poston,

Closing date: 08-Jul-2021

Vacancy link:


BMUS Sounding Board


This Board has been set up to encourage wider engagement with BMUS members and to create a forum to ensure BMUS is seeking and considering the views of all members. The group will support the work of BMUS and its associated Special Interest Groups and Committees.


The board will be asked to engage in a number of activities including (but not limited to)

  • Be an advocate of BMUS
  • Website review project
  • Social media interaction – each member should engage regularly in their preferred social media (twitter, facebook or linkedin). By engagement we mean, liking, sharing and commenting where appropriate.
  • Contribute to BMUS information sharing features such as Top Tips articles, Case of the Month.
  • Respond to BMUS surveys and polls when they take place
  • Consultation group : the various committees may ask for advice and opinion as to potential future projects /ideas for BMUS

For more information, please email Emma Tucker or click here


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