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Chief Nursing Information Officer

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£70,417 to £81,138 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of Chief Nursing Information Officer has become available at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. This post offers a fantastic opportunity for the post holder to work at one of the most technologically advanced Acute Trusts in the country. The Trust has embarked on a digital transformation journey, with the implementation of Epic as it's EPR system in June 2022. The post holder will be instrumental in pioneering further improvements across the organisation as we continue to strive for further optimisation in our focus on patient care, productivity and efficiency.

Main duties of the job

The Chief Nursing Information Officer (CNIO) provides strategic digital leadership on behalf of and with the Chief of Nursing and Midwifery in collaboration with the Director of Transformation, Innovation and Digital Services in the Management, Delivery and Optimisation of the Digital development activities that support the safe and efficient design, implementation and optimisation in the use of digital eHealth solutions to deliver Nursing, Midwifery and AHP practice.

They serve as a champion, advocate and leader for the IM& T strategy working with the CCIO and Director of Transformation, Innovation and Digital Services to transform the trust to one of the countries Advanced Digital Mature Organisation.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country's largest and most respected trusts

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) has an outstanding reputation and a proud record of achievement. We have an ongoing commitment to improving the health and care services for the 900,000 people we serve across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

We continue to invest in our services and facilities, including a �10 million upgrade to the hospital maternity unit as well as �49m major new Emergency Assessment Centre on our Wexham Park site. The opening of a brand new �100m state of the art hospital which replaced the existing hospital facility at Heatherwood and are planning to invest further in diagnostics and inpatient capacity at Frimley Park.

We have also made significant investment in our quality improvement and digital programmes to support our vision and we will ensure that we achieve our aim of providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients. Our new EPR - Epic - went live in June and we are already beginning to reap the benefits of this ambitious investment.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you'll feel at home at Frimley Health.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the attached Job Description and Personal Specification for a full overview of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Relevant Professional Qualification
  • Management or Leadership Qualification


  • Continuous Professional Development



  • Excellent communication skills including ability to articulate NMAHP issues to technical colleagues and conversely technical aspects to non-technical colleagues
  • Significant experience and understanding of the value that digital technology and information brings to improving quality of care, outcomes and efficiency
  • Experience of undertaking transformation change management
  • Experience of engaging with broad range of internal and external stakeholders


  • Experience of Epic EPR



  • Demonstrable breadth and depth of understanding of current NHS landscape and policy and ability to interpret and implement in clinical practice.


  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance Frameworks
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Structures and Standards

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Heatherwood Hospital



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