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EPR Business Intelligence Analyst (B6)

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year 0
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Major transformation programme seeks enthusiastic, committed individuals to join its dedicated EPR team

We are recruiting a new team to work on our exciting new Electronic Patient Record (EPR) programme.

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is bringing in a new Electronic Patient Record. This is major transformation programme that will affect almost all Trust employees, supporting them to provide better quality care for our patients and families.

We currently have a number of roles available in our Informatics team for the position B6 EPR Business Intelligence Analyst.

This role is available to also as a secondment to existing NHS Staff. Please contact the recruitment manager for more information.

We're looking for the right people to join us on this exciting digital journey and be part of our vision to be a world-leading team, providing world-leading care.

The EPR will be a big change for all our patient-facing teams, so we are looking for people with the energy, passion and resilience to manage the complexities and high risks involved to help us deliver this critical programme of work.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be part of a team that supports the implementation and development of the EPR suite of Business Intelligence (BI) tools to enable and deliver the BWCH performance monitoring and information reporting requirements.

With responsibility for assisting with the ongoing optimisation of the Trust's new electronic patient record (EPR) system within a designated team and assisting with the ongoing end user training and support of the Trust's end users.

As an EPR Business Intelligence Analyst, the post holder is responsible for:
  • Configuring the Business Intelligence and Reporting tools within the EPR system matching agreed workflows
  • Analysing and suggesting ways to improve current workflows and working practices
  • Assisting with testing of the systems to ensure it is safe, usable, secure and robust.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Good general educational qualifications.
  • Highly numerate


  • Educated to degree level or qualification in IT/ Information studies
  • Practical experience of designing and developing applications and systems.

Knowledge and Nature of Experience


  • Specialist knowledge of information analysis and the use of information through degree or equivalent, plus additional specialist knowledge acquired through training and relevant experience.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (primarily Word & Excel)
  • Experience of providing business intelligence, reports and dashboards
  • Ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised
  • Ability to negotiate and influence at a senior leve
  • Ability to explain verbally and in presentation format highly complex and possibly controversial subject matter.


  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later
  • At least 1 years' experience of working within an NHS Information Department.
  • Good understanding of NHS data definitions, codes and data sources and a working knowledge of the NHS Data Dictionary.

Analytical and Judgement Skills


  • Communicates highly complex statistical/analytical matters to non- professionals trains staff.
  • Analyses, investigates and resolves complex issues/problems, where there is a range of solutions/ analyses, interprets and resolves highly complex information problems where there is no precedent or where leading opinions may conflict.
  • Project management/ prepares plans/strategies for information aspects of business area contributes to planning and formulation of strategies for service

Professional/Managerial/Specialist Knowledge


  • Assertive & diplomatic
  • Self-awareness and resilience.
  • Communicates conclusions drawn from, and implications of results from statistical/ performance analyses to a wide range of internal and external staff, guiding them on a certain course of action conveys concepts clearly develops and delivers formal, complex presentations to large group
  • Advanced skills in applications such as spread sheets and databases, and experience in the use of word processing, e-mail and internet browsing
  • Analyses, investigates and resolves complex issues/problems, where there is a range of solutions/ analyses, interprets and resolves highly complex information problems where there is no precedent or where leading opinions may conflict


  • Understanding of complex database management issues including data capture, retrieval and processing.
  • Practical use and working knowledge of SQL and SQL server
  • Ability to manage time and workload

Personal Skills


  • Excellent communication skills - both verbally and written to present highly complex analytical work to non-Informatics audience
  • Self-starter and highly motivated - able to deliver work to tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Resilience as this position can involve a heavy workload and the requirement to turn work around in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Negotiation skills and diplomacy.

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital

90 Vincent Drive


B15 2TT

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