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Digital Library Assistant

Job Reference: 164-1480314

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham
£17,460-£18,702 per annum

Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve. We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

We are looking to expand our team within the Digital Patient Records Library service which operates on a 24/7, 365 days of the year basis at both the QMC and City Campuses by recruiting 3Digital Library Assistants. The Library team undertake a wide range of duties including providing an admission and enquiry service handling calls from the general public. The team also manage on a day to day basis the provision of both paper and digitised patient records at NUH. The service is currently undergoing a period of significant transformation from paper based services to Digitised Health Records (DHR). The role will include the collection, preparation, scanning and quality assurance of patient records.

This is an interesting opportunity for enthusiastic and conscientious individuals who have proven office administration and IT skills. The role requires excellent communication skills and attention to detail is paramount. Post holders must be strong team players who can work efficiently with colleagues within the Library service, whilst liaising with staff from all departments across the wider hospital.

The post holders will be based at the QMC campus but will also be expected to work at the City Campus library on a regular basis. The hours will be Monday to Friday, starting at 11am through to 7pm.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Davidson, Digital Patient Records Manager on 0115 9249924 ext. 67235


Lindsey Trueman, Digital Patient Records Senior Manager - Mobile 07595285022

  • Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date.

    All communication will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

    If you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, please email us at for our easy read application.

    The quoted salary will be pro rata for part time workers.

    All applicants who have declared a disability and meet the essential criteria will be shortlisted.

    NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria.

    We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled EU/EEA candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


    • If I have previous NHS service, I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts.
    • I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.
    • Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incurs a cost dependent on the level of check required (£49 for enhanced and £31 for standard). I agree to reimburse NUH NHS Trust the cost of a DBS check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse NUH NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

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