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Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Cobbett House
£31,365 - £37,890 Band 6
Salary period
31/01/2021 23:59

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Applications / Product Specialist - Informatics

Band 6

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our IT Operations Team within the Informatics department. The team is responsible for supporting a wide range of systems across the Trust. As a member of this team you will become an expert in a system, advising users on how to get the best from their system, resolving problems and contributing to the successful use of IT systems across the Trust.

The Informatics department is at the forefront of exciting challenges facing the Trust particularly relating to the delivery of the Informatics strategy to support the Trust vision and objectives, the NHS plan and the national changes to the NHS. Working in this environment will provide the right candidate with valuable skills and experience with which to advance their career.

You will be a problem solver able to manage, investigate and resolve issues; a good communicator able to engage with all grades and disciplines of staff through a variety of media; and a quick learner able to develop skills rapidly in a technical environment.

You will have experience using, administrating and supporting clinical systems. System administration and configuration knowledge especially in EMIS Web community system is essential and experience in supporting Critical Care (ICCA/CIS), ICE, Symphony, Patientrack, CliniCom PAS, Graphnet EPR, Medisec, ORMIS, Ultragenda and other hospital systems would be particularly advantageous. 

In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.

This position has a requirement to provide out of hours on call support at evenings and weekends on a rota basis.

Trust IDDisability Confident - two yearsArmed Forces CovenantPositive about disabled people

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Joe Walker
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Head of IT Operations
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