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Principal Information Analyst


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Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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CORP IM&T Information Management
Clapham, Bedfordshire
£33,222 to £43,041 pa
25/11/2018 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 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, 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, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

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 an experienced Principal Information Analyst to join in our Informatics Team in Bedfordshire order to support the provision of high quality data to clinical and operational colleagues. This post will be based with the Informatics Team in Clapham in Bedford MK41.
We are looking for someone who has experience of reporting from SystmOne and an extensive knowledge of community services to join us to develop information reporting and influence the Trust Business Intelligence development. This is a particularly exciting period in this Trusts technological development and development of new reporting for our transforming services. We are seeking a self-motivated, capable and adaptable SQL Information Analyst to take a leading role in meeting the ever-growing business intelligence needs of our Community Health Services in Bedfordshire.
We are looking for someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and is an independent thinker with demonstrated good judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills. The successful candidate should expect to work in a busy environment operating to key deadlines and delivering quality results working closely with other Analysts and the clinical systems team.
The successful applicant will work closely with Service leads, our Commissioners, and Clinical, Performance and Quality Improvement teams to understand their reporting requirements; encourage use of the Information to enable staff and to promote high quality, accurate, timely information.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting of operational and performance data across a broad range of themes and to a wide range of clinical, administrative and managerial staff. As such, they will need excellent communication skills to complement their strong analytical background.
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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties 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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Adaeze Ejike, telephone 02076554109, email

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