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Lead Clinical Safety Officer

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We have embarked on a programme to implement a single Electronic Patient Record (EPR) as part of the NHS digital health ongoing initiative across the Norfolk and Waveney Acute Hospital Collaborative (NWAHC). The collaborative is made up of three acute hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney
  • James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH)
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH)
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust (QEH)

This is a unique opportunity to contribute your skills and expertise to create a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of individuals throughout Norfolk and Waveney. We are dedicated to advancing our digital capabilities in alignment with our long-term strategic goals, ensuring a high standard of patient care and safety for our diverse communities.

The acute hospitals in Norfolk are a vital part of the health and social care system. Our digital mission is an essential part of our transformation into a post-modern healthcare system.

This role is offered as a fixed term contract/secondment until 31st March 2026.

Main duties of the job

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinical Safety Officer or Clinician to join our Digital Health Team as the Lead Digital Health Clinical Safety Officer. Leading our team of Clinical Safety Officers, you will play a key role in the implementation of the Trust's Digital Clinical Safety Strategy, ensuring the effective and efficient use of healthcare associated technologies to support the delivery of high quality and safe patient care.

Working in collaboration with colleagues at the James Paget University Hospitals, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Lead Digital Health Clinical Safety Officer will support the development of a shared clinical safety approach, where possible, for all healthcare associated technologies and a clinical risk management plan that will underpin the development and implementation of the Electronic Patient Record (EPR) solution.

This role is essential to prioritising continuous improvements to the digital culture of the organisations. We are looking for a highly motivated leader who is flexible and will champion and support the safe implementation of all new digital solutions. As Lead Digital Health Clinical Safety Officer, you will act as a primary point of escalation, have good working knowledge and experience of clinical safety standards DCB0129 and DCB0160 and be confident providing expert best practice advice.

About us

We want to attract the best and brightest people to work with us and that means we will look after you from the moment you apply for a role at the Trust and throughout your career with us. Our staff are central to everything we do, and we believe that investing in you is crucial if we want to enable you to reach your full potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for a full and comprehensive overview for this position.

Person Specification



  • Registered healthcare professional with current UK registration


  • PRINCE 2 or equivalent



  • Management or Leadership qualification or equivalent level of experience



  • Evidence of and commitment to continuing professional development and maintenance of a Personal Professional Profile

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget Universtiy Hospital

Lowestoft Road


NR31 6LA

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