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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2019.

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IT/Cyber Security Manager

Job Reference: 328-CP-0511-1

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Information Technology
The James Cook University Hospital

We are looking for an experienced Cyber Security & IT Governance Professional to join and help lead a forward thinking team, recently restructured to combine Information Governance (IG) and Cyber Security (CS) under the banner of Data Security and Protection (DSP).

The core purposes of this post are to provide leadership and direction for the Cyber Security function across South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STFT). The post holder will work closely with the Head of IG, to shape and deliver all aspects of the Cyber agenda and ensure compliance with legislation, regulation and best practice. The post holder will also work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation and other interested parties locally and nationally to progress the wider DSP agenda across the health and social care economy.

The post holder will be the principle point of contact, on a day to day basis, for all Cyber Security related issues arising within and relevant to STFT and as such must be an experienced subject matter expert with a background knowledge of the health and social care environment. Additionally, as the go-to person for cyber security, information security and IT Governance related advice, the role requires a strong knowledge base of the application of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) within an NHS IT environment is an essential element of this role.

The post holder will be encouraged to regularly update their awareness of cyber security, including the latest threats / response plans, and reviewing advice / engagement schemes to raise awareness that address prevailing national guidance. Also, the position plays a key role in the identification and management of information risks and support with IT governance, including interfaces with internal and external audit teams and other regulatory bodies.

Evidence of strong leadership and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to effectively manage and motivate teams of staff is essential for this post.

Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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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