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Senior Clinical Information Lead

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Alex Park
St Helens
£28,050-£36,644 per annum
23/11/2018 23:59

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver 
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Senior Clinical Information Lead

Information Department


Full time 37.5 hours per week

Band 6

£28,050-£36,644 per annum

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the second year running! We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Information Lead within the Clinical Information Department, at St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals Trust.

We require a highly motivated, team player with excellent communication skills in order to negotiate with, and motivate all members of the team to ensure audit and data needs are met. The post holder will be required to work on his/her own initiative and plan own workload and workload of the Clinical Information Team accordingly.

The post holder will work closely with and deputise for the Cancer Data and Performance Manager on the provision of timely and relevant performance management and data interrogation.  You will play a key role in scoping, producing and providing analyses to clinicians and the care groups

The post holder will have:

Significant experience in analysis of complex health care data presentation and interpretation of information

Experience in line management/supervisory role, including objective setting

Knowledge of cancer waiting times target definitions

Knowledge of other Clinical information focus areas, including Cancer Stroke, NHFD etc.

The post holder will provide a professional information service supporting the clinical data agenda and encompassing the management of the clinical information systems and Cancer and Clinical Information Team to ensure the collection and analysis of appropriate and accurate data whilst adhering to all relevant deadlines. He/she will provide an analytical clinical information service for Trust management, clinicians, the cancer network and national clinical audit programme.

The post holder will work closely with the Cancer Data and Performance Manager and clinical teams to devise accurate data collection tools. The post holder will have proven team working skills and experience in the production of reports, documents and presentations. He/she will be proficient in the use of Trust systems

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of the on-going development of data management for patients within the Trust. A willingness to learn new skills and the ability to work as a member of the Cancer and Clinical Information Team whilst communicating effectively with staff at all levels will make the job an exciting and rewarding challenge.

Advertising date: 7th November 2018

Closing date: 23rd November 2018

Shortlisting date: w/c 26th November 2018

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Further details / informal visits contact

Vicky Bannon, Cancer Data and Performance Manager on 01744 646773 

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 430 1967