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Information Governance Lead

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
plus 35 days holiday, benefits and package
Expiry Date
01/01/2019 16:21:00
Information Governance Lead

Permanent, Full time
Band 7 / Professional / First Line Manager
Salary £32,108 - £37,220 plus benefits

Job Description

Information Governance Lead

Permanent, Full time
Band 7 / Professional / First Line Manager
Salary £32,108 - £37,220 plus benefits

We’re pleased to offer an opportunity to join our Information Governance Team in an established mental healthcare provider as Information Governance Lead on a permanent basis reporting directly to the Charity Data Protection Officer.

This role will be to have a core focus on ensuring the Charity is able to demonstrate compliance with Data Protection legislation and comply with the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit. The role will act as a key figurehead and subject matter expert to support colleagues in providing innovative and joined up working whilst identifying privacy and data security risk and supporting the Charity to mitigate these risks. The role will also manage a small team who are dedicated to dealing with subject access requests coming into the Charity.

Firstly, a bit about us

St Andrew’s is the UK’s leading mental healthcare charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare, and a top 20 charity overall.  We have a multi-disciplinary team of over 4,500 staff who deliver excellent, innovative and holistic care each day across our five locations.

As a charity, all of our profits are re-invested into new services and new facilities, a legacy which has carried on through our 178 year history.  Today we proudly continue to build excellent mental healthcare services – with Europe’s largest adolescent unit recently opened.  And because we’re independent, we have the flexibility to make a real difference in the world of mental health.  Joining us is your chance to make a big contribution to the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable people.

The role and person

The role holder will be the operational lead for the implementation and management of the Information Governance and data protection framework across the Charity.

We are looking for you to have an excellent understanding of information governance issues and experience of leading all aspects of an information governance compliance programme including ensuring that information is managed effectively to support the delivery of excellent patient care. As post holder you will have a working understanding of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit, the Data Protection Act, Records Management and privacy Risk Management.

We are also looking for you to have excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain information governance concepts to non-technical colleagues and the ability to quickly build trust and relationships up-and-down the organisation.

You will be given the support to succeed in this role and the opportunity for development and progression within the Charity.

Rewards and Benefits

 We offer an excellent benefits package including:
•         Excellent professional and career development and training opportunities
•         Pension and life assurance
•         Sickness policy on par with the NHS
•         35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 further after 10 years' service
•         Cycle to work scheme
•         Childcare vouchers
•         Healthcare cash plan
•         Free parking
•         Paid DBS application
•         On-site facilities such as gym access and boot camp, swimming pool, café, library all set within beautiful grounds.

Closing date – Wednesday 26th December 2018
Interviews - TBC