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Head of Information Governance and Data Protection

Band 8C

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Digital Services Directorate – Records and Information Governance
Band 8C
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£63,134 - £75,637 per annum inclusive
19/10/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Digital Services Directorate – Records and Information Governance

Head of Information Governance

Band 8C

We are looking for an individual to be the organisations Subject Matter expert on Information Governance and be responsible for the Data protection Act and incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.

This is an exciting opportunity to be working closely with the directors, senior managers, teams and departments regarding setting up processes and systems around GDPR and managing the IG toolkit.

You will be responsible for producing Trust wide work plans on an annual basis to meet policy, procedure and legislation. You will write, implement, review and update policies, guidelines and processes to ensure safe and effective management across the Trust.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a proactive approach in this hands-on and delivery driven role and a track record in delivering GDPR processes, demonstrate your leadership, communication skills and managing a team.

Extensive experience of working in the field of information governance including practical implementation of the Data Protection Act, related legislation and the NHS. Developing and implementing information governance training and awareness programmes for staff.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Nick Roberts , Director for Digital Services


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0203 44 79170