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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/05/2021.

Business Analyst (XN07)

Job Reference: 298-CORI-2157

298 Projects & Programmes Team
St James University Hospital
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

Band 7 - Business Analyst

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) is actively seeking a dynamic and inspiring individual who will bring enthusiasm for change and a willingness to adopt new technologies and ways of working.

An opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to support the successfully delivery on range of digital projects and improvements across the Leeds Teaching Hospitals estate.

This is an opportunity for a suitably qualified and motivated Business Analyst, with previous experience of supporting successful projects in an hospital setting, to join our team.

The successful candidate will lead the analysis on how technology can be used to transform existing services and offer new digital services which enhance patient experience and promote improved outcomes.

The post holder must be able to analyse and evaluate business processes; analyse stakeholder objectives, investigate business requirements and identify potential benefits and options available for consideration.

The role will involve reviewing pathways and processes across a wide range of care settings, interviewing clinical staff and patients, identifying improvements to information flow and opportunities for new digital services which enhance existing services.

This role will also be responsible for creation of business cases, requirements development, as is and to be process mapping, benefits identification and realisation. The right candidate should be able to handle complex analysis activities in often contentious situations to ensure common understanding of difficult and sometimes unpalatable ideas.

In this role you will work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary project team, work closely with stakeholders throughout the Project Delivery Life Cycle (PDLC), on business transformation projects across the Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

You will be an enthusiastic person, able to build relationships across organisational silos to improve care for patients. You will be willing to work flexibly with a wide range of stakeholders in a challenging operational environment. You must have exceptionally strong attention to detail and a willingness to work around the needs of the team and organisation. The environment is fast-paced and challenging, and you will be expected to deliver key elements across the Digital Project & Programme portfolio.

In this role you will be working to enable the continued delivery of projects to benefit our patients and staff enabling care that will deliver real change for staff and patients.

You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and ability to use your initiative. This post specialises in larger healthcare developments as well as minor projects so you should have healthcare planning experience and be able to lead clinical colleagues through the project process.
You will be working as part of the Digital and Information Team currently based at St James University Hospital, but will be expected to work across all Leeds Teaching Hospitals sites.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one of the biggest NHS trusts in the country and offers a full range of specialist and general hospital services with good clinical outcomes for patients. We have an international reputation for excellence in specialist care, research and academic training.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and support a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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