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Clinical Systems Manager

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time

Job Details

Digital Services are supporting clinicians to deliver clinical services in a diverse and ever-changingway. We are looking for an experienced person to join our team as a Clinical Systems Manager, with responsibility for functionality within our Electronic Patient Record, alongside linemanagement responsibility for a team of Clinical System Specialists.The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, dynamic and supportive. You will be able to apply your skills across a range of services and specialties, and communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and other teams in Digital Services.Above all, you will need to be extremely organised, innovative 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 Ethnicminorities, and with disabilities, as these groups are currently underrepresented within DigitalServices.This is a 12-month fixed-term contract, with the potential of secondment for internal candidates.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Systems Managers are responsible for taking a leading role in evaluating, designing, testing, configuring and delivering efficient and effective Clinical IT solutions in support of the Trust's Digital Strategy and Digital Hospital Programme, including maintaining and furtherdeveloping the Trust's key clinical information systems, and for the provision of expert advice and support to colleagues inside and outside of the Digital Services environments.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. 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 recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. 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 managing, configuring or supporting EPR and other corporate clinical systems within a large, acute NHS organisation
  • Experience of communicating complex issues to staff at all levels in a large and complex organisation
  • Guiding, organising and mentoring team members
  • Working within a team
  • Advanced knowledge and user of Microsoft Office 365 products

Skills and Abilities


  • Understanding of the application of Digital to the NHS working environment.
  • Ability to analyse highly complex processes and evaluate options for improvement
  • Aptitude to solve problems using system and process solutions
  • Ability to communicate technical and other specialist issues to non-specialist staff.
  • Ability to take responsibility for a work module and escalate issues appropriately


  • Knowledge of current Digital best practice relating to health records management, including security and confidentiality
  • Understanding of the business processes and information requirements of NHS Trusts

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Digital Services

40 Southwell Street



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