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Assistant Business Analyst

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
St Asaph
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for transformation and digitisation? Have you been looking for opportunities to make a move into the digital agenda within Digital, Data and Technology.

Working as part of the Digital, Data and Technology Department, the post holder will support transformational business redesign to improve healthcare or healthcare support services.

Main duties of the job

The role of 'Assistant Business Analyst' will be to work under the direction of a Business Analyst as part of the Cito Programme to digitise the paper patient casenote. They will be required to engage with the clinical and administration teams in order to specify requirements, understand current ways of working, monitor benefits and implement optimum solutions to improve ways of working. The post holder will also be required to provide business analysis services to projects, programmes and services on an assignment basis.

A significant part of the role involves developing eForms using the bespoke designer found in the Cito software for which full training will be given.

Additionally the post holder should have excellent interpersonal skills, proven ability to present complex data so that it is easy to understand and the ability to lead by example and motivate teams.

You will be required to work across multiple teams and services at all layers of the organisation. Health experience is not necessary to apply, but you must meet the minimum essential criteria to be considered.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • Educated to degree level/ equivalent level, or equivalent level of work experience and knowledge
  • Evidence of Continual Professional Development.


  • Post Graduate Certification or diploma
  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Familiar with modelling and analysis tools methods and standards
  • Improvement I Change Management methodologies formal or informal



  • Proven process re-design experience for clinical and/or administrative processes, with a focus of digitisation
  • Proven ability to present complex data so that it is easy to understand.
  • Problem solving and identification
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organise I prioritise own & team workload.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a manner which is clear, fluent and persuasive.
  • Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate with staff at different levels.
  • A broad range of ICT skills
  • Sound judgment, decision making, and organisational skills.


  • Proven business analysis experience e.g. applying a variety of analytical techniques to information and quantifying result integrity based upon assessment of sources and techniques
  • Knowledge of quality management techniques
  • Experience of working to agreed standards and applying best practice.



  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to and is focused on quality, promotes high standards in everything they do
  • Ability to make a connection between their work and the benefit or the affect to patients and the public
  • Operates with integrity and transparency at all times.
  • Promotes leaning and innovation for self and others by sharing best practice and knowledge, learning from others and reflection
  • Works well with others and encourages team working. Is positive, helpful, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others
  • Consistently looks to improves what they do, looks for tried and tested ways of working and also seeks out innovation
  • Actively develops themselves and others
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working consistently in line with the Health Boards Organisational Values, and enabling others within the workforce to do so to as evidenced in day to day work and through discussion at PADR



  • BCU wide post so post holder must have the ability to travel within the geographical area.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic professional
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organise I prioritise own workload and that of the team to operate effectively and flexibly

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Intermediate level MS Excel (Pivot table, lookups, index and graphic output etc.) skills is essential
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a manner which is clear, fluent and persuasive
  • Sound judgment, planning, decision making, and organisational skills
  • Ability to demonstrate the personal qualities and professional competencies required of all managers and leaders in line with local competence frameworks as evidenced in day to day work and through discussion at PADR
  • Ability to lead by example and motivate teams


  • Ability to identify problems, causes and types of solutions/ corrective actions needed to address issues in a structured manner
  • Ability to communicate findings in a range of high quality outputs that are suitable for the audiences requirements
  • Proven ability to influence, persuade and negotiate with staff at all levels
  • Ability to speak Welsh

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

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Bowen Court

St Asaph

LL17 0JE

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