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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/02/2020.

Chief Informatics Officer

Job Reference: 381-CO-1377

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Chief Executive
Sandwell and West Birmingham
£110,000 - £120,000

Chief Informatics Officer

£110,000 - £120,000

In 2019 the Trust implemented our EPR with Cerner. We also were among the UK’s first to take HSCN. These two changes give us a stable platform from which to take the next steps of our digital journey. The challenge is big enough that a monthly committee of the Board supports and challenges the CIO as we look to make sure that IT works for all in our care system.

You will be an established technical expert with strong leadership skills. The role is part of the executive group and is managed through the Chief Operating Officer. Five members of a senior management team in IT are complimented by a Chief Clinical Informatics Officer and subject matter clinical experts.

Everything is in place to succeed. We are looking now to confirm a long term leader for our digital vision, able to work with partner organisations and industry supply chain to put us at the forefront of NHS practice. You must have great team leadership skills and be to work effectively in a strong executive culture that requires results and expects accountability.

For an initial discussion about the role please email Applications close on February 21st and we would expect to undertake interviews during week commencing 2nd March. Please apply by sending your CV, a covering letter, and details of current remuneration


We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

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If you require any further advice regarding your application, please ring the appropriate number below

Recruitment Team on 0121 507 5070
Trust Bank on 0121 507 3600

Please note the closing date may change if there is a high response, therefore please ensure that you apply for the post you are interested in as soon as possible.

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