Digital Systems Analyst

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Closing Date: 08/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £39,027 Per Year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

37.5 hours per week

Previous applicants need not apply.

This post is for internal candidates to South Tees Trust. If you are not currently working within the trust your application will not be reviewed and automatically rejected at shortlisting stage. Please be aware of this when submitting your application.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for motivated and enthusiastic Digital System Analysts to support the trusts digital transformation plan including the implementation of a new market leading Digital Health Record (Alcidion – Miya Precision) and Electronic Prescribing and Medicine Administration system (Better Meds).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day technical support of the trusts systems including maintenance, system upgrades and supporting business intelligence.

This is an exciting role for someone who is technically minded, passionate about digital transformation, and who has a drive to help South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust improve its digital maturity .

Main duties of the job

The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level (or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area) and have extensive experience working within the field of computing.

Excellent problem solving and communication skills are vital for this post.

The post holder will be based James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough and will be expected to travel across site to Friarage Hospital, Northallerton as required. The post holder will also be required to form part of an out-of-hours on-call rota.

South Tees Hospitals is the largest trusts in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in a number of community hospitals.

The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough is a designated major trauma centre and provides all its specialties from one site which is unique for a hospital of its size. It provides a wide range of district general hospital services and specialist services. It has 1,024 beds, a 24-hour acute admissions unit and an emergency department which houses the major trauma centre for Durham, East Cleveland, Tees Valley and North Yorkshire and has its own helipad.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification

Knowledge and skills


  • Substantial years’ of experience in computing
  • Knowledge of clinical management systems
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Information Governance
  • Knowledge of the current Data Protection Act and Access to Health Records Act
  • Knowledge of the NHS Plan and Modernisation agenda.


  • Knowledge of databases and system configuration.
  • Knowledge of Hospital Business process redesign
  • Knowledge of Change Management and Project Management



  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area
  • Post-qualification knowledge and working experience in the use of PCs, software and major corporate clinical systems


  • Prince 2 Foundation or comparable project-management related qualification, e.g. PMQ



  • Experience of supporting large number of users in a technical support field.
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Creation and management of system users using Role Based Access Control
  • Experienced in the production of concise, complex and technical documentation, policies and procedures.
  • Experience of using system usage data to produce performance activity reports and to respond to ad hoc data queries


  • Experience managing clinical systems.
  • Awareness of National Health Service Data standards and statutory information requirements.
  • Knowledge of the NHS Plan and Modernisation agenda.
  • Knowledge of system security issues and policies.
  • Experience of change control processes

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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