Cyber Digital Specialist

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Cyber Digital Specialist who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

Delivering and maintaining the organisation's information security strategy. Key to this will be your ability to provide a variety of assurance approaches against a range of methodologies across multiple projects and programmes. The role represents a great opportunity for someone with Information Security industry experience to come into a top organisation and make a positive impact. The role will be responsible for Digital Information Security within the Trust.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

You will have Cyber Security skills and experience or be willing to work towards obtaining the necessary skills and experience in areas such as Ethical hacking Penetration testing Risk assessment Technical architecture ISO27001 Incident management

You will be involved in the information security aspects of various projects / programmes, helping to ensure successful delivery in conjunction with other information security specialists and be a point of contact for Cyber Security incident response capability.

Be capable of providing specialist Information Security advice on complex matters.

Act as an escalation point for Information Security risks and issues, provide informed advice on necessary mitigations.

Create, develop and review technical and non-technical requirements for systems, solutions and services from a Cyber Security perspective, ensuring clarity in the understanding of these requirements in appropriate areas of NHS DIGITAL, NHS and Trust programmes and associated suppliers/vendors.

Exhibit a clear understanding of all business requirements for new and developing services and business opportunities.

Oversee creation and delivery of documentation required to support Cyber Security activities.

Own, develop and maintain policies across multiple disciplines, which will impact across health and social care services.

Engagement with external organisations.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:

The Lister Hospital, Stevenage

New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City

Hertford County, Hertford

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role

Person Specification



  • Effective decision maker Excellent Change Manager Excellent Risk Manager
  • Assertive not abrasive Time Management
  • Excellent analytical and judgement skills Influencing
  • Customer focused
  • Professional approach with staff and customers
  • Action oriented with a desire to ensure customer satisfaction A strong planning ethos
  • Proactive and enthusiastic with the ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to operate effectively in a pressurised environment
  • Professionalism

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.

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

East and North Herts NHS Trust


Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane



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