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Digital Practitioner

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for a Digital Practitioner to work within the Recovery, Innovation and Transformation Directorate.

The Trust is looking for an enthusiastic individual to strengthen and support our existing Digital Transformation team in delivering successful digital solutions across the Trusts services. Applicants must have clinical background and possess experience in delivering training and supporting delivery of projects within tight timescales.

*Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification.

Main duties of the job

Main duties and responsibilities

Key roles and responsibilities are to support the role out and embed the DBTH Digital Transformation Programme across clinical areas as part of the deployment team, with a key focus on Trust wide documentation.

Working as a vital part of DBTH they will be integral to the success of the DBTH Digital Transformation Programme and will support the Champion in enabling staff to develop and improve patient information systems and processes across clinical services in the Trust.

The post holder will provide practical support to the clinical teams to take forward new ways of working related to clinical ICT and to continually seek service improvement. The post holder will support the deployment team to ensure that the goals of the overall programme plan are met and working collaboratively with the clinical, ICT and Supplier Deployment Teams deliver new systems in support of DBTH clinical staff including mobile technologies.

Improving patient safety, quality and patient experience is an explicit priority rather than an assumption and needs to underpin all elements of digital initiatives.

The post holder will be expected to work across all sites.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional or equivalent experience in a relevant digital role
  • Evidence of continued post-registration development.
  • Educated to first degree level, working towards, or equivalent qualification or relevant experience
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent qualification or relevant experience


  • Relevant qualification/personal development in Digital Transformation /Leadership/Change Management



  • Proven post-registration experience in an acute setting and Band 5 or above
  • Ability to demonstrate a broad knowledge of secondary care patient pathways
  • Experience of designing training packages
  • Delivering training on a 1-1 or group basis in a formal and informal settings
  • Proven experience of leading and managing change and demonstrate ability influence people and encourage change
  • Excellent clinical skills demonstrating a thorough knowledge and understanding of the care and management of patients across a range of specialities
  • Competent user of Microsoft packages.
  • An ability to understand and demonstrate knowledge of governance processes


  • Knowledge and experience of Project and Programme Management processes, delivery and post-implementation cycle
  • Commitment to learn about and implement new technology and processes to enhance patient care and personal/team performance
  • Skills in data analysis, using packages such as Excel

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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