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NHS AfC: Band 8d/9
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Employer type
Princess Alexandra Hospital
£75,914 - £104,927 per annum inclusive
Salary period
18/06/2021 12:00

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Chief Nursing Information Officer

NHS AfC: Band 8d/9

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is a District General Hospital providing acute services to the people of West Essex and East Hertfordshire and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering health care.

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst on our journey to outstanding and expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Job overview

We have two very ambitious projects that are going key to our transformation: the implementation of new a new EPR by 2022 and the development of a brand new hospital on a green field site by 2025, The role of the Chief Nursing Information Officer will work as a key to support us on our journey. We’re looking for a senior nurse to serve as a bridge between nursing and information technology, working at a leadership level to ensure all voices are represented in our decision making and planning.

Main duties of the job

You will use the development of informatics to drive forward improvement and transformation of our clinical processes and pathways, laying the transition into a new hospital in 2025. We’re looking for someone who has demonstrable experience in senior nursing leadership, information technology and experience of implementing complex EPR systems.

Working for our organisation

This is an exciting time for PAHT. Over the next five years we are on a digital transformation journey, leading us to our brand new hospital. You’ll be being part of the team leading and supporting our organisation in a diverse and challenging role; a role which can make a significant difference to our patients, staff and the future direction of our services.

Our people demonstrate energy and commitment towards improving the care and experiences provided to our patients and the drive to be an ‘outstanding’ organisation. It’s never been a better time to join us. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • Understand and support the development of the operational and strategic vision of the Trust.
  • Ensure strong clinical leadership, support change management and adoption of the  clinical digital strategy and aligned transformation programme
  • Provide leadership and direction for nursing informatics with a primary focus on nursing practice including research in support of interdisciplinary patient-centred care

Person specification

Skills/Competency & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Meets essential criteria
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable criteria
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Phil Holland
Job title
Chief Information Officer
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The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
KAO Park
London Road
CM17 9NA
01279 962382
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