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NHIS Solutions Developer

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in working in the digital space? Passionate about improving health and care through providing digital support services and helping to future proof our NHS through digital transform? If the answer is yes, then we want to talk to you! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Team.

We are looking for a highly motivated and driven individual with exceptional technical, communication and organisational skills. We are looking for someone who is eager to empower end users in the use of IT systems, be that via day-to-day support and maintenance of key Clinical and Admin systems, or through the provision of technical development expertise on project workstreams such as system upgrades and new system rollouts. We are a collaborative team, working across different local organisations to achieve shared goals, ultimately to provide the highest level of patient care possible.

Main duties of the job

This role sits within the Strategy and Delivery Strategic Business Unit (SBU) of NHIS. The main objective of the Strategy and Delivery SBU is the delivery of digital Transformation, project support and business change aligned to local and National digital Strategies. We support digital transformation on all levels, from end-to-end delivery of new digital systems, processes, and functionality as well as routine upgrades and training on existing digital systems, we aim to ensure the continuation of normal service with minimal business impact to our customers. Our vision is to help transform care by being an integrated provider of ICT services and support, delivering a high-quality professional service that links strategy, innovation and technology for our local Health and Social care community. We aim to bring to life the local ICS ambitions of a joined-up health and social care economy that is not constrained by boundaries, a landscape where systems are integrated, allowing professionals to make fully informed choices within a digitally enabled culture that is efficient, safe, and secure.

About us

Nottinghamshire Health Informatics Service (NHIS) are an Information Management & Technology (IM& T) service provider. We supply digital services including Infrastructure Management, Cyber Security, a full range of 1st, 2nd & 3rd Line Technical Support Services, along with Professional and Transformation services including Project Management & Training teams. NHIS are a shared service hosted by Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFHFT) supporting Health and Care organisations across the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS). We work collaboratively with our partner & customer organisations to help deliver their digital & transformational initiatives & strategies, providing expertise and knowledge gained through years of experience. We provide support to over 13,000 users at nearly 800 sites with around 150 internal dedicated staff. Our main aim is to help improve health and care services for citizens by working with organisations to improve the digital experience for the Health and Care workforce and for our local population, ultimately providing a data rich ICS with a focus on the sharing of information and interoperability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specification document.

Person Specification

Contractual Requirements


  • Car driver

Knowledge Requirements


  • Knowledge of JavaScript
  • Knowledge of the .NET framework and Microsoft development technologies
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Good knowledge of database systems


  • Awareness and understanding of nationally driven agendas within the NHS
  • Knowledge of information systems analysis

Qualifications - Academic/ Craft/ Professional/Further Training


  • Educated to degree Level or equivalent experience
  • Web/Application development qualification


  • ONC or NVQ in computer based topic



  • development and database support tools e.g. SQL Server and .NET
  • HTML Authoring
  • Experience of working with images and multimedia data types
  • Presentation and communication techniques


  • Knowledge of client and server side scripting techniques
  • Experience of programming languages
  • Experience of working within the NHS

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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