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Senior Integration Engineer

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Thornton Heath
Depending on experience per annum incl of HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Trust is looking to strengthen its dynamic Infrastructure team through recruiting an experienced Senior Integration Engineer. This role is focused role on ensuring that the Trust's system and information integration requirements, and solutions, are fit for purpose, managed and maintained.

The postholder will ensure that integration expertise is brought in house to add to its technical team, recognising the critical role integration plays in the modern, digital world of health and care. This role will continue to strengthen the department's evolution.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in bringing the Trust's underlying integration engine and data flows up to modern standards, addressing significant legacy issues, as well as working on emerging developments, such as the ability to rapidly deliver safe and secure remote, agile working.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for candidates with determination, drive and a commitment to transform the integration capability at the Trust, to support staff who work at our main hospital site, as well as a range of multi-agency community sites. We are also looking for problem solvers, candidates who thrive on challenges, and a busy workload.

The Trust's Integration Engine (TIE) connects a range of information systems holding clinical data to the Trust's Electronic Patient Record. Systems where information flows from and to the TIE include pathology services, radiology services, cancer services, pharmacy services and more. Integration requirements will continue to grow in the future as the Trust seeks to optimise its EPR system, and to share information with internal and external stakeholders, as part of national, London and South West London programmes and projects.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in job description and person specification

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of relevant experience working in a computer based discipline.
  • ITIL Foundation qualification.



  • Knowledge of health information exchange (HIE) and messaging standards e.g. HL7, FHIR
  • Knowledge of information governance, technology and security best practice.
  • Knowledge of SLA, IT service and project management best practice.



  • Demonstrable experience of providing technical support integration engines and messaging interfaces for health information systems.
  • Experience of NHS mandates relating to health information exchange and compliance requirements.
  • Experience of working with a range of internal/external stakeholders and system owners.
  • To identify service requirements and deliver improvement.



  • Highly developed analytical skills, able to analyse complex situations and devise plans.
  • Able to prioritise significant workloads and resource them in response to changing demands.

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Croydon University Hospital

530 Croydon Road

Thornton Heath


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