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Band 5 - Clinical Practice Group (CPG) Information Officer, Corporate

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year inc. HCA
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
We have a great opportunity to join our Clinical Practice Group (CPG) Programme as the CPG Information Officer on one year fixed term, full time (37.5 hours per week) 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Fridays.

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (WHTH) and The Royal Free Group are jointly engaged in an exciting programme to improve quality for patients through a CPG programme.

The CPG Programme at WHTH is currently implementing 23 clinical care pathways.

You will work with the CPG programme manager/lead, the CPG Information Analyst, CPG finance Officer and CPG Pathway teams in the Trust to ensure the provision of all necessary data for the CPG Pathways. Your role will be to support accurate data collection, analysis and developing local databases with specific focus on improving data quality for the CPG pathways.

You should have experience working with medical records, health information systems and of data analysis using Excel.

This job advert may close early with high applications.

Main duties of the job

You will support the CPG team with data collection, developing validated spreadsheets, maintaining accurate databases, producing monthly reports and developing and maintaining appropriate analytical solutions for the CPG pathways.

You will have an opportunity to learn about Quality Improvement (QI) methodology, audits, data analysis, production of Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts and undertaking patient codesign by supporting CPG programme work.

Success in the post relies on experience in working with complex data sets, proficiency in MS Excel with attention to detail and accuracy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person who is flexible, with excellent communication and organisation skills. You must have the ability to concentrate on detailed information, be diligent in accurate data collection and to work independently.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are planned as part of the New Hospital Programme. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We are a flexible working employer

At West Herts we recognise the importance of a good work life balance and the ability to work flexibly. We are delighted to offer a variety of flexible working options for all staff. Please check out our web page for more information.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post-holder will work with the CPG team, Clinical leads for pathways and Information team in the Trust to ensure that all the necessary data for the CPG Pathways are collected from information systems within the Trust.

To develop validated spreadsheets with CPG Programme Manager and Senior Information Analyst for data collection for CPG pathways.

To collect data for all CPG pathways from information systems within the Trust.

To maintain timely and accurate database for each CPG pathways.

To develop appropriate analytical solutions to meet the needs of CPG programme.

To support the Senior Information Analyst with the analysis and production and update of Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts.

To produce monthly reports for CPG pathways.

To support the Senior Information Analyst and CPG programme Manager in raising awareness of importance of health information analysis and data quality

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • Graduate or equivalent qualification or experience.


  • Willingness to undertake further training on any work-related computer package as required.



  • Proficient working in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Good written English
  • Understanding of NHS confidentiality and data protection requirements
  • Knowledge of data flows within the NHS


  • Knowledge of SPC charts Knowledge of health information/data systems



  • Experience in working with complex data sets
  • Previous experience within an information environment


  • Experience of working in a healthcare environment.

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Watford General Hospital


WD18 0HB

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