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IT Security Manager

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of the IT Security Manager is to lead and oversee across the NHS Humber Health Partnership (Group), consisting of Hull University Teaching Hospital (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLaG), the overall IT Security requirements for overall network infrastructure and systems.

This role will work closely with the Data Protection Officer/IG Governance Lead and the Technical Services team ensuring that all requirements in line with all technical, cyber and physical security standards are delivered and maintained to the highest standards whilst complying with best practice.

This role will be instrumental in working towards compliance in the National Cyber Security Centre Cyber Essentials Plus and any future security controls/requirements.

Main duties of the job

1. To provide highly complex expert advice and guidance on how the Group defends against cyber threats and any breaches/threats to any IT Security systems/infrastructure.

2. Provide advice and guidance regarding the implementation of IG security standards and controls to mitigate malicious or unauthorised actions. This will include the requirement to process highly sensitive and highly complex IT security information and present it to the Group in a non-complex manner.

3. To act as the Group lead expert on any technical security issues which could impact on the running of either hospital trusts and relating community services, relating external third parties and the relevant Intergrated Care Systems(ICS)

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oEducated to Level 6-degree level in Digital/Technology field or equivalent experience with additional specialist knowledge within the IT Cyber Security Portfolio such as: oCyber Incident Planning and Response oMTA 98-367 oComp TIA Security+
  • oEvidence of ongoing CPD and professional development


  • oChartered IT Professional and/or British Computer Society accreditation
  • oChange Management qualification
  • oTOGAF certification
  • oCOBIT certification

Occupational Experience


  • Extensive experience of supporting IT Security Tool Sets such as Security Information and Event Management, Internet of Things in large enterprises.
  • oExperience of working with data security and Information Governance legislation (Confidentiality, Freedom of Information, Data Protection, European Human Rights etc)


  • oExperience of using ITIL processes for IT Incidents and Service Requests.
  • oExperience of using IT Service Management tools.
  • oPrevious NHS experience.
  • oBudget management

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Scunthorpe General Hospital


DN15 7BH

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