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Apprentice Data Quality Officer posted by Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Full Time
University Hospital Lewisham, London
£16,633/ year

Job Description

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 526,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

We are looking for an individual to join the Data Quality Team at our Trust. Applications are invited from individuals who are motivated to learn and will develop an understanding of data quality and how it supports the business functions of the Trust. The individual may not have all of the essential criteria described within the person specification for this role but can display a willingness to work towards developing the required knowledge and behaviours to support the collection of high quality data.

The post holder will support the Data Quality function. They will assist in the production of a range of data quality reports to enable targeted support of Trust staff and Service Managers to improve data quality within their Division. The post holder will also be required to correct data in the Trust’s IT systems and to visit service areas to audit and observe other staff.

The post is based in the Information Department and as a result the post holder will be expected to play a part in the support of other clinical systems helping to improve data quality within these systems.

We have continued to support the collection of high quality data for patient care and business purposes. Recent successes include a reduction in misallocated GP correspondence and the introduction of an audit programme which will see the team visit all administrative areas of the Trust.

We pride ourselves on making a real difference to the ability of the Trust to collect and utilise good quality data. It’s a varied role that will give the post holder and chance to see how lots of different areas of the Trust work.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Joyce, Deputy Head of Information Systems and Data Warehouse

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Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

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