This is an exciting opportunity to lead the improvement of Information and Data Quality within Division A at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). Division A is responsible for Surgery, Cancer Care, Critical Care, Theatres and is hosting the Wessex Rapid Diagnostic Service on behalf of the Wessex Cancer Alliance. You will provide specialist support to the development of information services within the division, addressing issues of data quality, activity reporting and the process of data collection. This is a 2 year fixed term contract.
You will be responsible for improving data collection within the Division to ensure all activity is captured and correctly recorded, to inform business planning, income management, demand management and performance monitoring.
You will also provide specialist support to the Wessex Raid Diagnostic Service and Wessex Cancer Alliance in line with the above.
You will work closely with the Advanced Business Intelligence Analyst on both Divisional and Wessex areas of work.
This will involve close working relationships with both the Division A Divisional Management Team as well as the team in the Wessex Rapid Diagnostic Service (RDS) and wider Wessex Cancer Alliance Team.
This is a great opportunity to develop within an Acute Trust environment as well as gain exposure to wider objectives in particular within Cancer.
You will provide support for the Divisional, RDS and Wessex Cancer Alliance team working closely with the Advanced Business Intelligence Analyst.
You will analyse and audit existing information processes; plan, develop and implement programmes to resolve issues; lead the development of new processes and develop systems of regular reporting for Trust, service and national reporting requirements.
You will analyse highly complex activity information and develop performance indicators and benchmarking tools.
You will have experience in data manipulation , statistical, interpretive and analytical skills with complex datasets
You will have experience of producing performance management information for use at a senior level
You will have good planning, analytical, administrative and numerate abilities
You will have expertise in a range of complex software and their functionality
You will be able to work effectively as part of a team but also be able to work independently and manage multiple demands and priorities
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
Interviews will be held on Thursday, 28 January 2021.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.