Information Governance Officer

South West
£21.04 per hour
18 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
I am recruiting for an interim Information Governance Officer to support the overall development, management and delivery of the Information Governance strategy and work programme. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Work closely with other Trust staff with Information Governance responsibilities to ensure the successful delivery of their components of the work programme;
  • Support the work of the Trust Information Governance Steering Group and the IM&T Governance Group;
  • Manage elements of the Information Governance work programme and provide advice, guidance, and interpretation on matters relating to Information Governance;
  • Administer the IG Toolkit; including monitoring / co-ordination of activities to support it and the development and maintenance of improvement / action plans;
  • Co-ordinate the work of the IG Steering Group and the IM&T Governance Group;
  • Act as a specialist adviser to various Trust groups including the Patient Records Committee, Data Quality Group and NHS Number Programme Working Group;
  • Develop, implement, review and maintain IG and information security policies / procedures / business continuity plans etc, including a Trust-wide procedure for privacy impact assessments;
  • Provide advice and guidance to other staff in relation to interpretation of IG rules and regulations;
  • Develop and deliver training programmes to relevant staff on IG matters including Data Protection, Freedom of Information and IT security.
The successful candidate:
  • Proven and credible IT knowledge of data, systems, software and hardware;
  • An understanding of the complexities of protecting person-based data in IT systems;
  • Demonstrates relevant management experience with some involvement in security issues;
  • Experience in developing management control mechanisms;
  • Experience of cross-departmental working within an IT Security environment;
  • Demonstrates project development achievements.
This role is inside IR35, hourly pay rate of £21.04.

For further information, please call Louise Griffiths on 0161 241 9665.