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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/09/2019.

Systems Team Leader - EPR Team Band 8A

Job Reference: 318-19-R4015ED

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£44,606 to £50,819 pa

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

Join us on our exciting and ambitious journey to become a digital organisation and make our technology simpler, faster and better connected. Our digital agenda has never been more important. We are proud to have recently achieved a Good CQC rating, but we want to do better. Within five years we aim to be among the most digitally advanced hospitals trusts in the country, providing the kind of high quality, ‘outstanding’ care that our patients deserve and our staff, aspire to deliver.

At the heart of our digital strategy is the launch of an Electronic Patient Record that will give our clinicians a single point of access to all clinical information, improving their experience of healthcare technology and making us one of the best places to work in the NHS. None of this can happen without a skilled and enthusiastic team of technical experts, in a wide range of specialties including infrastructure, network, security, hardware deployment and software configuration.

The focus of this role is to manage the technical configuration and maintenance of the EPR and associated systems, ensuring that workload is effectively managed and distributed within the systems team, comprising of Developers & Application Support Specialists.

We are investing heavily to realise this project andoffer those joining our emerging team the chance to learn new skills and develop further as our digital journey continues. Our EPR and wider digital programme is overseen by an experienced and able senior leadership team who fully support the agenda and have ensured it is funded it accordingly.

Band 8A (Subject to confirmation following band review)

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic and skilled people who want to use their expertise to help make a difference to patient care. If the role advertised does not quite match your skill set but you are interested in our plans and would like to be part of our digital journey, please get in touch with us by emailing

Please note that this vacancy may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. The Recruitment Team are unable to accept any applications after the position has closed on NHS Jobs.

Committed to safeguarding our community

If applicable for the post, all successful candidates will be required to pay for their own Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be £32 (standard checks) or £50 (enhanced checks), and will be recovered through two instalments from the candidate's salary. Please contact for further information.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team at

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As part of our commitment to support Service Personnel, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with the Career Transition Partnership, offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for all qualifying Service and Ex-Service Personnel. To qualify for a guaranteed interview, candidates must meet the essential criteria for the post and be either a current member of the Armed Forces, or be within the two year period of resettlement. If this applies to you please email the job reference number and your AR number to the Recruitment Team at

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