This job has expired

Information Governance Team Manager

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Trust and be part of a forward thinking, innovative team providing an efficient, effective, and high-quality professional information governance service.

The role of the Information Governance Manager will be responsible for the 'day to day' operational line management of the Information Governance and Medico Legal Teams (IG, Disclosures, Records and Medico Legal services) agreeing their work program, monitoring their progress against agreed timescales and ensuring that the post holders discharge their responsibilities effectively. They will conduct annual appraisals, providing support, guidance and personal development as required. Coach staff in their personal development plans, and delivery against the Key Skills Framework standards.

Main duties of the job: 

The post holder will act as the operational lead on all information governance matters, supporting the Senior Information Governance Manager and Deputy DPO in ensuring that the Trust complies with all relevant legislation in relation to information and data governance, including the Data Protection Act 2018/UK GDPR (referred to as 'Data Protection Legislation' hereafter), Access to Health Records Act 1990, Freedom of Information (FoIA) Act 2000, Environmental Information Regulation, common law duty of confidentiality, Caldicott recommendations, National Information Security Directive, Record Management Codes of Practice and all other guidance and best practice published by the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS Digital, and I and the Information Commissioner's Office.

The post holder will lead and coordinate team communication, including holding regular team meetings, communicating, and consulting on service changes and developments and acting as a conduit of information between management, the wider Trust, external agencies and the team.

They will support the Caldicott Guardian and SIRO (Executive Directors) in their statutory roles and will support the DPO function.

They will provide expert and specialist advice and guidance to patients, members of the public and staff of all levels and disciplines across the organisation. 


Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £500 million and 8,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and north Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances, and are particularly keen to receive applications from:

  • people from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
  • disabled people whether their impairments are physical, sensory, cognitive or hidden.
  • those who have lost their employment during this pandemic or who have been out of work for a period.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives including a dedicated website, Thrive - which promotes our supportive and inclusive approach to staff health and wellbeing, career development and benefits.  Find out more 

We have achieved the Better Health at Work award and Investors in People accreditation and we are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.



Find Us
0191 246 6800
St. Nicholas Hospital
Jubilee Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
ne3 3xt
United Kingdom
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert