Head of IT Services

Job Reference: 393-NMUH-2451
North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust Department:
IT Services Location:
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London
61,193 – 73,696 pa incl
North Middlesex University Hospital is one of Londons busiest acute hospitals, serving over 300,000 people in Enfield, Haringey and beyond. The majority of our 3,000 staff live locally and we are proud of the services we provide for our diverse community. Our focus is on improvement. Weve invested 200m in patient services in the last decade: new and newly refurbished buildings that are excellent places to work, bigger teams with more specialties and a modern academic centre and library to support staff learning. Were a founder member of UCLPartners. Weve recently become the first clinical partner of the Royal Free London group and were committed to working with them to improve patient services across north central London. This is an exciting development and the culmination of nearly two years of close working between the two organisations. Clinicians from both trusts have been sharing their expertise to help transform the standards of care our patients and local communities will receive in the months and years ahead.
As a clinical partner, North Mid will continue to work alongside the RFL to ensure there are consistent approaches to designing and delivering care based on evidence and best practice nationally and internationally. Its an exciting time for the hospital and our staff team: join us and be part of it.
In anticipation of significant investment into digital transformation, the Trust is recruiting a new Head of IT. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced individual to join North Middlesex University Hospital. The Trust is committed to ensuring it can meet future opportunities and challenges by delivering an effective, high performing IT service which support continuous improvement in the quality and safety of patient care.
As the Trusts Head of IT, you will have a key role with defining and delivering the strategic direction of IT within the Trust, ensuring IT infrastructure and services are fit for delivering safe and efficient clinical services. You will have management responsibility for the delivery of all operational IT services IT infrastructure, Application support, telecoms and IT security.
The Trust has highly ambitious plans over the next two years, to design and deploy new applications as part of its Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Fast Follower plans. You will support the development and delivery of these programme of works, working with senior members of staff. You will have a technical background and highly developed communications skills to build confidence and credibility and represent the department at all levels.
We are looking for a high calibre individual with the ability to innovate, prioritise and make a rapid impact. The successful applicant will have significant technical experience and highly developed leadership and influencing skills. Previous applicants will not be shortlisted.
For further details / informal visits contact:
David Stacey, Director of Finance
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