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Lead Information Analyst

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint a skilled, motivated and confident Lead Information Analyst to join the trusts developing Informatics team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team that is in the process of creating a digital platform to support the Trusts Divisions enhancing the patient's experience. This post will provide direct support to operational management, and corporate services colleagues, ensuring accurate and detailed insights driving the key decisions made by the Trust.

The post holder will be expected to lead on analytics and informatics for two of six divisions within the Trust. You should have the ability to create and maintain information dashboards and reports, providing analytical commentary to staff of all abilities, on a routine and ad-hoc basis, networking with the relevant key stakeholders to source/define/analyse the data required.

The post requires the successful candidate to be flexible, able to work under pressure and be adaptable to changing requirements and deadlines.If you are interested in this role, please apply using the links below. For any further information please contact .

Main duties of the job

In order to advise on a range of Health Informatics issues the post holder will have had in depth experience of information analysis and will have developed highly specialised knowledge in a Health Informatics department.

The post holder will play a key role in proactively developing the effective use and interpretation of information to support strategy, policy and operational performance.

Presentation and analysis of clinical and management information to support business planning and performance improvement.

Liaison with a wide range of stakeholders to identify information needs and the provision of information to meet these requirements.

Interpretation and advising on national/local policy and guidance from an information management perspective.

To act as the Information specialist and provide expert advice on data definitions, information analysis and interpretation, and convey often complex information in a user-friendly and understandable way.

To provide a high quality information management service and engage with clinicians, senior managers and colleagues from a wide range of teams and services to support them in their use and interpretation of information.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for delivering high quality management and performance information to support the key objectives of the Trust. This involves the scoping, defining, extraction, quality assurance and presentation of high quality data that can be used to drive forwards the Trusts performance and on which strategic decision making can be based.

To lead in interpreting and assessing the changing internal and external demands for information, advising senior managers and other clinical and non-clinical staff on information issues.

Proactively engage with colleagues in the Portfolio and other key contacts to achieve a shared understanding of information requirements and support the development of effective working relationships.

Providing specialist advice and expertise on data definitions, analysis and interpretation.

Produce a range of standard management reports and input to the development of new reports for various audiences such as the Trust Board and other management boards and committees.

Development of routine and ad hoc reports presented in a clear and understandable format to meet Portfolio information reporting requirements.

Person Specification



  • Significant experience in information related or analytical role with highly specialised knowledge of Health Informatics.
  • Significant experience of interpreting and applying policies and guidance from an Information perspective
  • Ability to communicate complex statistical information in a manner that can be easily understood including use of graphs and measures to display context such as benchmarks and targets

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital

Egerton Road



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