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North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Informatics Department in the North East Ambulance Service has a vacancy for a Developer to further develop the Trust's business intelligence, in-house built software and PowerPlatform solutions.

You will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in data warehousing, Power Platform such as PowerApps, PowerAutomate and PowerBi as well as a variety of in-house built software solutions. You will assist with the design, construction, delivery, and support of new and existing processes under the guidance of the development manager and senior colleagues. You will have experience with data warehouse-based data or database design and be comfortable with modern development techniques such as agile and CI/CD.

Main duties of the job

You will be tasked with providing support for various PowerPlatform solutions, a keen willingness to learn on the job would be required. The PowerPlatform is a new technology which the trust is aiming to make strides in, so training and development will be provided.

Parts of the job may also require providing support to software developers to develop and maintain in house software, so experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and traditional client / server application using ASP.NET / MVC would also be beneficial.

This role allows for development to be tailored depending on trust needs, you will mainly provide support for the Data Warehouse but will have exposure to various areas the Informatics Department covers.

You will produce software to specification including the synthesis of requirements, design, testing and roll out to enable the implementation of new systems and reporting throughout the trust. You will be a point of technical escalation for development queries and particularly be responsible for ensuring that any requests via our Service Desk software and carried out in a timely and effective manner.

The right candidate will have excellent web development skills on both the client and server. You will also have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate technical, complex ideas in non-technical terms.

About us

We employ 3,500 staff in 63 locations and serve a population of 2,600,000 in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, and Tees over 3230 square miles.

Many people think the job of the ambulance service is to collect patients and take them to hospital, but we do much more!

Paramedic skills have developed hugely in recent years, meaning we carry out more treatment at the scene and en-route to hospital.

We have a dedicated clinical assessment service that allows us to provide patients with the most appropriate care from the beginning of the patient journey.

We have a specialised branch of the Trust called HART which deal with explosions or terrorist attacks.

Ultimately patients are the heart of everything that we do to support our mission of safe, effective and responsive care for all.

We value and respect the diversity employees bring to our workplace. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To ensure we deliver on our aims in relation to diversity and inclusion we assess ourselves against a range of frameworks. We are ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Princes Responsible Business Network and are achieving across all objectives in NHS Equality Delivery System.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification documents for full responsibilities and main duties of this job.

Person Specification

Knowledge,Trainingand Experience


  • Evidence of continued professional development Qualified to Degree level in Computer Science or related subject or extensive experience in the field Highly numerate, computer literate and practiced in statistical analysis. Being able to interpret information, analyse and present information according to need and use for comparison, planning, monitoring and improvement. Extensive knowledge of software development and experience of system development using node.js and C#MVC


  • Relevant experience in a health or social care setting with an information system development focus. Knowledge and experience of test driven development. Experience of GIS software Development experience in google maps API or similar

Business Analytical Skills


  • High level of competency in the application of understanding and interpretation of information, (often complex information), establishing patterns and change, support diagnosis of problems, including the aptitude to spot problems early.Experience in the theoretical and formal use of tools and techniques in data collection, manipulation and analysis, including planning, forecasting and modelling and database knowledge to support business planning, service redesign, lever change and improve performance.


  • Experience with information systems, processes and uses of information with the NHS/DH

Planning Skills


  • s Excellent project management skills


  • Experience of information system (re)design and development

Physical Skills


  • High level of system development capability including C#MVC, Node.JS, JQuery/Prototype, HTML, CSS/SASS, SQL, MongoDB, Windows & Linux server administration

Employer details

Employer name

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust



Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE15 8NY

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