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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2020.

Data Security & Protection Lead (Deputy Records Manager)

Job Reference: 383-COR-767-20-A

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Data Security & Protection (Information Governance)
Kingsway House - Kingsway Hospital, Derby
£38,890 - £44,503 pa, pro rata

A focus on recovery Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives. We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust. Also, to find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a great place to work and live please visit our recruitment site which you will find under further links on this advert.

DHCFT is committed to ensuring that all of its staff can work safely during the current coronavirus crisis. To assist with this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to Covid-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practise, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with the Covid-19 national guidance.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and we are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. We encourage applications from our BME communities, our LGBT+ communities, and from individuals who identify as being disabled, as well as all other protected characteristics. We are especially keen to increase our diversity where we know that some communities are under-represented in parts of our workforce. Selection will be on a basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of Positive Action.


We are looking for an Information Standards Lead with Data Security and Protection [DS&P] formerly Information Governance [IG] knowledge and experience. We are looking for someone who understands the DS&P agenda in a health and social care setting; not only able to contribute and support our Trust but also able to support the wider community and partnering organisations. You will need to be able to contribute and to support the Trust DS&P committee. You will need to be able to monitor and support effective DS&P training and awareness across the Trust. You will need maintain our high standards and reputation for DS&P.

This role within Information Management, Technology and Records [IMT&R] is key in supporting the transformational change across the Trust as teams: relocate and move sites, become agile and increase mobile working and focus on electronic patient records. There are new challenges for our staff and wider community that will require your support.

In addition to Data Security & Protection, as Deputy Records Manager, part of the role will require you to help support the following Trust teams and functions:

  • Records Management (corporate and patient records, both electronic and historic paper records)
  • Clinical Coding (interpretation of patient records to confirm correct diagnoses and procedures)
  • Data Protection Act – Subject Access Requests (service receivers requesting copies of their patient records or someone acting on their behalf)

You may be someone who is looking to progress your career in DS&P, someone returning to the profession after a break or someone who is retired but looking to continue to contribute to our wonderful NHS. You may have lots of Information Governance experience already, looking for a new challenge and can apply education, training and support experience and knowledge.

Whatever the reason you will be an asset to our Trust and a key part of our IMT&R Department. We have an opportunity for you to work alongside a range of teams throughout Derbyshire, with an aim to promote flexible working to support both your own and our Trust’s needs.

In working for us we want you to live our Trust Values where patients, their families and carers are always at the heart of everything we do.

In addition to Agenda for Change terms and conditions we can offer you flexible working hours, full training and development reviews.

If you encounter difficulty in applying online, please contact the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Recruitment Services Team on 01332 623582 (quoting the job reference number) who will provide the further support you require.


We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of all our staff.

We will consider applications to work flexibly.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alex Rose   Records Manager - DPOE

Telephone number 01332 623700 ex 31525

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

Please ensure you regularly check the email account (including JUNK MAIL folders) that you use to submit your application, as any further communication regarding your application will be sent electronically.

Applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into the Derbyshire Healthcare recruitment system provided by Trac systems. All information you receive about your application will be generated from the Trac recruitment system and you will not be able to track the progress of your application via NHS Jobs, or send/receive messages via NHS Jobs.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.


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The cost of undertaking a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

We are obliged to check employment history for at least the past 3 years for successful candidates. Please ensure that the referees you provide us cover at least the past 3 years of your employment/training.



Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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