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Clinical Systems Specialist

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Digital services are supporting clinicians providing patient care to deliver clinical services in a diverse and ever-changing way. We are looking for an experienced person to join our well-established team to assist in the continued delivery of digital solutions. This is a key customer facing role requiring interaction with individuals from multiple and diverse disciplines to provide expertise and guidance around the configuration and use of the products.

The successful candidate will need to be adaptable and be able to apply their skills to the systems that the Clinical Systems Team have responsibility for, across the range of specialties. They will be required to function on an individual level and as part of the team and will also be required to maintain high levels of motivation and focus.

Above all, they will need to be extremely organised, energetic, and enthusiastic. If this is you, and you like the idea of helping to make digital happen for our extremely busy organisation, then we would like to hear from you. We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian, and Ethnic minorities, and with disabilities, as these groups are currently underrepresented within Digital Services.

Main duties of the job

Under the Trust's Digital Hospital Programme, we are now building upon our existing foundations with an ambitious programme of work to deliver a range of state-of-the-art clinical digital solutions across the Trust. These solutions include e-observations, team to team communications andhandover, patient results, clinical noting and clinical workspace. The Trust requires a Clinical System Specialist, to ensure that our solutions are delivered to meet the current and future needs of the organisation, and support effective and efficient patient care and associatedbusiness functions

About us

University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, with a workforce of over 13,000 staff and 100+ different clinical services across 10 sites, serving a population of over 500,000 people across Bristol and Weston.UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to patients. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust,committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact.

Join us and you can enjoy city living, be in the countryside or by the seaside, with easy access to all the South Westoffers. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

As an equal opportunities employer, actively working towards a diverse workforce, we aim to create aworkforce that represents the diversity of our community and are committed to designing our services around the needs of patients and their loved ones. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Educated to degree level, or significant equivalent relevant experience (IT system management or related work)
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of working on, managing, configuring or supporting EPR/PAS Systems within a large, acute NHS organisation
  • Experience of communicating complex issues to staff at all levels in a large and complex organisation
  • Working within a team


  • Knowledge of current best practice relating to health records management, including security and confidentiality

Skills and Abilities


  • Understanding of the application of Digital Services to the NHS working environment
  • Ability to analyse highly complex processes and evaluate options for improvement
  • Ability to communicate technical and other specialist issues to non-specialist staff
  • Clear and effective presentation skills, both oral and written
  • Advanced use of MS software e.g. Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook


  • Understanding of the business processes and information requirements of NHS Trusts



  • Aptitude to solve problems using system and process solutions
  • Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a wide range of people

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)



40 Southwell Street



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