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Business Analyst

Job Reference: 409-1631461-A

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
IT Operations Team
Alexandra Park, St Helens
£37,570 to £43,772 per an

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018

  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018

  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.

  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)

  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)

  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Positive organisation culture of safety

  • Quality of care

  • Staff engagement

  • Staff morale

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Providing a safe environment for staff

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

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Business Analyst
Operations (IT) Department
Alexandra Park
Fixed Term Contract for 6 months
37.5 hours per week
Band 7
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

We are currently looking to recruit a Business Analyst to the Health Informatics Team to work with the Switchboard team.

The ideal candidate will:

    • Have a broad working knowledge of Health Service processes and procedure
    • Demonstrate understanding and behaviours conducive to excellent internal and external stakeholder management at all level
    • Understand business problems and opportunities, recommending solutions that enable the business to achieve its goals and objective
    • Engage and influence clinical staff in the development of effective IT systems and solutions across the Trus
    • Support and contribute to the creation of IM&T capital plan
    • Develop full business cases, including value for money analysis and benefits realisation plans

Advertising date: 4th June, 2019
Closing date: 18th June, 2019
Shortlisting; 19th June, 2019
Interview Date: w/c 24th June, 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alex Woods, IT Operations Manager

0151 676 5659

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process.You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

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Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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