Trainee Vascular Scientist

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Abergavenny, UK
15 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our well -respected team carrying out clinical investigations in this expanding, friendly department. You will play an important role in the management of patients with vascular disease using non-invasive vascular ultrasound [colour -flow duplex imaging.

We are a caring, award-winning organisation and one of the largest Health Boards in Wales with a budget of more than £1 billion. We employ more than 13,000 staff and provide specialist care to thousands of patients every year. Based in South East Wales, bordering England, with three acute hospitals in Newport, Abergavenny and Ystrad Mynach plus a new Hospital build at Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran. The new hospital will be a complex specialist and critical care centre, with a 24 hour acute assessment unit and emergency department serving a population of more than 639,000, approximately 21% of the population of Wales.

The successful candidate will be employed as a trainee clinical vascular scientist to be trained to high standards within the departments. All units have Philips Epiq 7G and Philips Elite duplex scanners plus Sonosite X-Porte portable scanners.

This is a training post with the goal of achieving SVT accreditation as the main qualification.

You will be allocated weekly training time and we can also consider flexible working arrangements.

The successful candidate will join four experienced accredited vascular scientists who work across the three hospital sites.

The ideal candidate should hold a degree in a science based subject and be keen to learn in a hospital environment. Applications will also be considered from existing healthcare staff e.g. sonographers, radiographers or nursing staff looking for a career change.

You will also be required to travel and work in all the vascular units within the Health Board, therefore the ability to travel is an essential part of the role.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 23 October 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact: Mrs Jane Trumper, Vascular Laboratory Manager on Tel: 01873 732258 -e mail ( Email address removed )

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