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Data Protection & Information Governance Specialist

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Data Protection and Information Governance Specialist

We are looking for enthusiastic DP and IG Specialist to join our successful Solutions team working across Cheshire & Merseyside and the surrounding areas. The successful candidate will be based in our Liverpool office.

As a DP and IG Specialist (Band 8A) you will be earning up to �57,349, all within a flexible working environment.

In their client-facing role they will provide support to existing NHS and Public Sector MIAA clients, individually, at place and at system level, to ensure that they meet highly complex legal and regulatory obligations in relation to Information Governance including confidentiality, information security, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and GDPR,

Additionally, the post holder will have internal DP and IG responsibilities to MIAA and its staff.

The Successful Applicant

We want driven people who think creatively about their work, embrace challenges and can resolve complex problems.

Main duties of the job

GeneraloMaintain a high level of subject matter expertise in information governance issues through research, liaison with information governance colleagues in other NHS organisations and attendance at national information governance meetings.oHave a strong technical understanding on all relevant data protection and information governance guidance, regulation, and legislation.oEstablish presence on, and reputation as a subject matter expert with, relevant external for a and bodies influencing policy.Client facingoProvide expert data protection and information governance legislation and regulation knowledge and practical expertise to define, scope and deliver MIAA audit and advisory services.oThrough allocated assignments and services, support clients to meet their legal and regulatory obligations in relation to Information Governance including confidentiality, information security, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and GDPR through expert advice and guidance and demonstrable knowledge and experience.InternaloEnsure that MIAA meets its complex legal and regulatory obligations in relation to Information Governance including confidentiality, information security, Data Protection, Freedom of Information, GDPR and Registration Authority requirements.

Please read full job description and person specification in detail for key responsibilities and Job accountabilities.

About us

MIAA is an NHS Shared service, hosted by Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. MIAA is the predominant provider of internal audit services to over 50+ NHS and public sector organisations in the Northwest and beyond. MIAA offer clients a number of services in addition to internal audit including Solutions: Information Governance, Anti-Fraud, Technical Risk Assurance, Capital, Clinical Coding and Healthcare Quality.

MIAA's budgeted turnover is 12 million, which is demonstrative of the organisation's ambitious and strategic goals.

We pride ourselves in promoting equality and valuing diversity.

Our values are:-
  • Trust
  • Respect & Compassion
  • Innovation & Excellence


Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary

The post holder will be a subject matter expert and have in-depth specialised knowledge and experience in information governance and data protection.

In their client-facing role they will:

support clients, individually, at place and at system level, to ensure that they meet highly complex legal and regulatory obligations in relation to Information Governance including confidentiality, information security, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and GDPR. Provide support to, and deputize for, the MIAA-provided Data Protection Officer to a range of clients. Provide interim expert IG support to clients as required.

Additionally, the post holder will have internal responsibilities including: monitoring policies, systems, and processes to ensure effective compliance with complex regulatory and legal obligations. supporting the maintenance of certification to relevant Data Protection and Privacy standards monitoring and reporting upon compliance with complex standards and certifications. coordinating the organisations processes for Subject Access Requests, or applications under the Freedom of Information Act.

Please read full job description and person specification in detail for key responsibilities and Job accountabilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant masters/equivalent.
  • BCS/ISEB Practitioner certificate in Data Protection


Desirable

  • Certified Data Protection Officer
  • Relevant qualification/accreditation in the provision of training


Experience

Essential

  • 'Hands on' experience of implementing and assuring data protection and information governance processes and methodologies
  • Data Protection Officer delivery experience
  • Must have senior experience of working in audit and consultancy or within a senior role in digital delivery.
  • Must have significant demonstrable PQE plus self certified CPD
  • Must have experience of working in the NHS or other public sector organization resulting in a developed understanding of digital systems, risks, and processes. Alternative experience in an equivalent organization may be acceptable.


Desirable

  • Experience of operating at Board level, presenting to Audit Committee, and influencing Executive and NonExecutive Directors
  • Must have significant experience of recruiting, developing, managing, and supervising staff


Knowledge

Essential

  • Must have a full and mature understanding of NHS and public sector structures, policy, functions, and digital systems together with the aptitude to build on that knowledge.
  • Must have a full understanding of the digital agenda, corporate governance, risk management and assurance principles and practice, data protection and information governance
  • Specific technical knowledge including: - The NHS Data Protection and Security - NHS, government, and local government data protection strategies, - Data Protection and GDPR legislation - Freedom of Information legislation


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

One of MIAA Office Locations

Regatta Place, Brunswick Business Park, Summers Road

Liverpool

L3 4BL

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287-MIAA-8-24-A

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