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Deputy Digital Clinical Safety Officer

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
Job summary

Deputy Clinical Safety Officer

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Healthcare Professional with a particular passion for patient safety, education and training to support the safety of digital technology being used clinically at Salisbury Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Healthcare Professional to join the Digital Care team to lead, support and deliver on enabling the Trust to work towards compliance with the mandated NHS Digital Clinical Safety standards DCB 0129 and DCB 0160.

Main duties of the job

The Deputy Clinical Safety Officer (CSO) will support the Chief Nursing Information Officer (CNIO)/ Trust CSO in providing clinical leadership, education, and implementation of the Digital Clinical Safety standards. This new role is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who has the commitment and passion to support the digital care agenda and professional development of staff, ensuring that our members of staff have the appropriate skills to optimise patient safety.

It would be advantageous if you have experience of clinical risk management, and experience of working in partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

You will need to be approachable and able to flex to competing demands of the digital care workload to accommodate both internal and external changes. Your ability to influence and support technology solutions will be key in driving forward changes to support the digital agenda, to enable the delivery of high-quality care to our service users. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and have a good understanding of patient safety risks.

In return you will be supported in your personal development, and you will have the opportunity to be a member of the regional and national clinical safety officer networks.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

We welcome informal enquiries.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated \Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum 5 years experience


  • Knowledge of software systems

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