Digital Deployment Specialist

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • October 18, 2021
  • £32,306 - £39,027

Digital Deployment Specialist

An exciting leadership post has become available within Digital Services, providing the opportunity for an individual to help shape the future of digitally enabled care.

Digital Services is looking for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic healthcare professional to work as part of our digital clinical team in the delivery of our ePMA system to the Trust’s community and mental health sector.

There will be the opportunity to work directly with stakeholders from a wide range of backgrounds, including patients, suppliers and external NHS bodies. The successful candidate will be expected to lead local engagement with different staff groups as well as work alongside an established digital clinical team in supporting staff with the use of existing digital systems.

This opportunity to help shape and lead our globally recognised digital programme is open to any professionally registered clinical member of staff that feel they have the knowledge, experience and ambition to redefine care process with digital technology.

This post will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to further development existing leadership qualities in a large scale complex change within the healthcare setting providing additional sought after experience that can be utilised in other clinical roles.

Please be advised that MS Teams will be used for interview


Main duties of the job


Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this position and contact the named members of staff listed below for further information.


Working for our organisation


As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan – there is truly something for everyone!


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this position and contact the named members of staff listed below for further information.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Professional qualification as a registered Healthcare Clinician
  • Diploma or equivalent knowledge and working towards or willing to work towards degree level
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching/Mentorship/Training qualification
  • Computer based qualification
  • Evidence of post-registration qualifications


Essential criteria
  • Up to date and familiar with practical inpatient care in the inpatient, community and mental health settings.
  • Extensive and up to date knowledge of clinical role(s) and medicines management including registration standards and requirements
  • Sound working knowledge of medicines management within community hospital wards, mental health wards and community nursing environments.
  • Use of clinical computer systems and familiarity with the Trusts Clinical IT systems
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Understanding the importance of data confidentiality.
Desirable criteria
  • Business Process mapping and workflow diagram techniques and applications
  • Knowledge and practical experience of change management and business re-design
  • NHS Policies and Strategies, including Data Protection & IG Toolkit requirements


Essential criteria
  • Experience of managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Experience of medicines management with a mental heath and community hospital setting
  • Experience of delivering Training
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in a change environment with stakeholders and securing their engagement to deliver change
  • Experience in working within a project environment delivering business process/change initiatives across a service/department
  • Experience of writing reports and business documents for a wide range of audiences

Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Pro-active and delivers to timescales
  • Flexible in workload duties/dealing with tasks/hours and ability to work to meet deadlines
  • Able to troubleshoot and problem solve


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of a good standard of Literacy / English language skills
  • Able to work in a team with good interpersonal skills including tact, discretion and empathy
  • Ability to participate in discussions which challenge the current ways of working with staff within and outside of the immediate team
  • Ability to support staff in adopting new methods of working
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues, managers and suppliers
  • Ability to convey new requirements or processes, which may contain some information to both technical and non-technical staff within and outside of the Trust

Planning and Organisational Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise workload
  • Flexibility and ability to meet challenging deadlines and remain focused with conflicting demands and priorities
  • Innovative and well organised
  • Positive approach to change
  • Able to travel to other working locations


Essential criteria
  • Willingness to use technology to improve standards of care and support to our patients
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with ability to analyse, interpret and resolve issues
  • Ability to negotiate with staff and motivate stakeholders to deliver change
  • A team player able to contribute to wider issues of the Project
  • Commitment to improving services for staff and patients

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    £32,306 - £39,027
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