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Systems Specialist Band 6

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Trust has sites in Lincoln, Boston and Grantham. The base of the post holder will be discussed and agreed with the successful applicant.

The Digital Services Department is implementing a new structure to ensure it can most effectively support the Trust on its digital transformation journey

This post is a member of the Applications Services function, responsible for the support of critical 3rd party supplied digital systems required to support the Trust, including its clinical and administrative services, and for those services where we collaborate or provide a service, including the Lincolnshire ICS.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will need to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues within the Digital Services Department, including working closely with our Digital Transformation Department to support the delivery of the Digital Strategy. The post holder will communicate regularly with staff within all Lincolnshire NHS organisations and with external suppliers.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing enterprise digital applications and programming / script writing.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualification or equivalent in a computing related field
  • Evidence of on-going personal, technical and management development


  • Membership of appropriate professional organisation, e.g. BCS.
  • Vocational accreditation, e.g. MCSE
  • ITIL qualification

Knowledge, Skills and Aptitude


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Knowledge of clinical systems in use within the NHS
  • Experience of writing and reviewing technical specifications
  • Knowledge of SQL server


  • Knowledge of Intersystems interfacing
  • Knowledge of HL7
  • Experience of Object Orientated Programming (OOP)

Previous Experience


  • Highly Experienced in working in an IT service department on support and/or development with some of this at System Manager level
  • Experience of developing Robotic Process Automations
  • Experience of effective team working
  • Experience of programming and script writing
  • Experience of Microsoft Infrastructure applications, such as Active Directory/Exchange/SCCM etc


  • Development and delivery of training plans
  • Project management skills

Specific Requirements


  • Systematic and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team pursing strategic goals
  • Ability to work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Lincoln County Hospital

Greetwell Road



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