Stanley, Falkland Islands

The FIG Health & Social Services Department are looking for a Radiographer/Sonographer to join our existing Allied Health team which provides an efficient radiographic service based in the King Edward Memorial Hospital in the Islands’ capital, Stanley.  The service currently has facilities for plain film and ultrasound, and will add CT and Mammography over the coming months. The service follows UK practices and standards of care, modified to meet local needs and circumstances. 

The Role

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Radiographer/Sonographer to provide an efficient radiographic service undertaking general and specialised techniques and an ultrasound service within agreed departmental protocols.  Rotation into CT after suitable training would also be required. 

The role involves, but is not limited to, carrying out general radiography, theatre, mobile work, ultrasound and assisting with visiting specialist visits.

You will also be expected to work without clinical supervision and participate in a 24 hour on-call rota to provide emergency care. 

The Person

  • Holds a BSc in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Post graduate qualification in Medical Ultrasound
  • 2 years’ post qualification experience in general radiography and 2 years’ experience of scanning including obstetrics, gynaecology and general medicine.
  • Membership pf the Society of Radiographers and registered with HPC
  • Has the ability to work and communicate effectively within a busy practice

The Package

  • Fixed Term Contract up to 4 years.
  • Starting Salary (inclusive of 25% taxable gratuity) £47,156 to £52,473 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) rising to £58,248 per annum.
  • 41 days paid leave, 30 days paid annual leave plus 11 government and public holidays.
  • Relocation Allowance, to help with moving costs.
  • Flights Package for you and any recognised dependents residing with you at post both at the beginning and end of contract, along with additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract.
  • Government Housing for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in.
  • A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download the job description and view further information from our online vacancy page. 

For further information regarding the position please contact Nina Aldridge by emailing or by calling (+500) 28000.

To apply, please complete our online application form from our vacancy page, by clicking on ‘Apply Now’ and completing the form.  Alternatively, download an offline form from the same page and email to before the closing date.

Timetable for Recruitment and Selection Process
Closing Date for Applications28 February 2022 @ 1930GMT
Shortlisting commencing02 March 2022
Interviews week commencing07 March 2022

 Falkland Islands Government (FIG)

The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government.

As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, we offer many unique and fulfilling job opportunities, across the full spectrum of public services. Our responsibilities include those typically managed by central government – taxation, legislation and policy, as well as those usually managed on a local level such as town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.

For more information about working for Falkland Islands Government, take a look at our recruitment microsite:

The Falkland Islands

Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!

The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.

For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world.

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Vacancy closing date: Monday 28 February 2022