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Business Analyst

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This exciting opportunity will see you working within a small but dynamic Business Analysis and Change Team. The team works with clinical, operational and corporate colleagues across the trust to identify, plan and undertake digital improvement projects, utilising appropriate improvement techniques.

We are looking for an experienced candidate who has a proven track record in Business Analysis within a digital environment, working with teams from design to implementation and possessing the skills to get stuck straight into our challenging programme. This will include supporting business process design and the planning of change management across the trust. We would also welcome applications from colleagues that have experience of working with clinical and corporate services where there is evidence that the candidate has led service/process improvements that have required attention to detail and a logical approach towards problem solving.

Main duties of the job

You will have a full understanding of the Business Analysis framework as well as recognised improvement tools, techniques and methodologies as well as a working knowledge of project management in practice.

You will be able to support teams and individuals in the organisation to develop their vision for their future state designs, associated requirements, and specifications and to develop plans that support them to realise the benefits and embedding the change.

You will use your knowledge and engagement skills to gain understanding of clinical pathways and operational processes to assist clinicians, senior managers and other stakeholders in taking maximum advantage of electronic clinical systems.

This is an excellent opportunity for any individual with energy, creativity, passion and a desire to learn without having an aversion to a bit of hard work.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly.

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience
  • BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate or equivalent professional experience



  • Substantial experience of a Business Analyst role in a customer focused organisation
  • Experience of working in a Digital environment
  • Proven experience of unsupervised projects/requirements work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous experience of using software packages such as Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, prototyping or requirements engineering software



  • Knowledge of Digital Health and current NHS affairs



  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to identify areas, processes & risks, needing attention or improvement
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and written

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


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