Business Intelligence and Clinical System Project Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
12 months fixed-term
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
CORP IM&T Information Management
£46,897 to £54,983 pa inc HCA
29/05/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced senior information analyst/developer to provide the informatics lead and expertise in a range of joint projects with the clinical systems team and be a key part of helping our Trust to use mental health information in a way that supports the delivery of our services and our quality improvement agenda. 

This opportunity is available initially for one year subject to review.
You will have a proven track record in developing and delivering information reporting solutions, including statistical analysis and business intelligence, to support the delivery of our high quality mental health services.

We are looking for someone who relishes a challenge, has an eye for making improvements and can build relationships with stakeholders both across the organisation and with local commissioners.   As a dynamic and resourceful information professional you'll be able to take the lead in order to support the development the technical infrastructure required to meet the information needs of the Trust.

The successful candidate will be ideally educated to degree level or have equivalent experience, and must be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills with relevant experience working with large and complex data and database structures. Excellent numerical, presentation and communication skills are needed to present data and information in a clear, understandable manner both verbally and in written form to both technical and non-technical managers and staff.

You will be responsible for leading various projects and will therefore need excellent communication skills to complement a strong analytical background. Ideally, you will have experience of managing information related to mental health and/or community based services.

You will be part of a team of information managers, working closely with the Clinical Systems Manager, the Clinical Systems Programme Manager and the Assistant Director of Informatics. We are looking for an ambitious candidate who commits to our values and strives to deliver high quality work.

If you think that you have what it takes to succeed in this interesting information managers role , then we would like to hear from you.  Your supporting statement should start with Three reasons to shortlist me and in no more than 300 words giving those reasons. If this section is not included you will not be considered for shortlisting.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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