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IT Training Officer (Band 5)

Job Reference: 317-2018-07-032

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 IT - Project Management
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”. With more than 1.69 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally and nationally and internationally and was awarded ‘Outstanding’ rating by the CQC.

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and committed IT Training professional to join our busy Training Team. This challenging post will require the post holder to have a successful track record of contributing to the delivery of complex programmes of training and technology-based change leading to realisation of benefits.

You will be in possession of a formal teaching qualification e.g. C&C 6730, CIPD Cert in Teaching Practice and hold a Level 2 IT applications qualification e.g. ECDL. You should have advanced IT skill sets e.g. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) or working towards, and ideally, possess a good knowledge of a range of IT equipment e.g. laptops, data projectors and smart boards. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to converse fluently, logically and confidently with a wide range of staff at all levels. Negotiating, problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to handle numerical data and statistics are all essential for this role.

An IT Training qualification would be desirable, as would experience of Cerner Millennium applications (PM Office, Scheduling Appointment Book, HIM Tracking, FirstNet) or Specialist Cerner applications qualification e.g. Cerner Millennium Certified Consultant. Ideally you will also be experienced in training SystmOne and have an understanding of its deployment.

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All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

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Newcastle Hospitals is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We recognise there is a real benefit in providing an inclusive environment in which diverse employees can work together and feel valued. For this purpose the Trust supports a number of staff networks including LGBT, Disability and BME.

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