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Information Governance Officer- INTERNAL

Band 5

Main area
Information Governance
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Mamhilad Pontypool
£22,129 to £28,747 per annum
26/04/2018 23:59
Interview date

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg

All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.




This is an exciting opportunity for motivated individual to join a busy Information Governance Unit.

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable person to help implement requirements of the GDPR, Data Protection Act and the various IG standards. This role is essential for the Health Board to maintain an adequate assurance level and to meet legal obligations and standards, improve patient safety and reduce risk.

As part of the IG team the post holder will support and manage aspects of a comprehensive information governance framework and ensure ABUHB is complying with relevant legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines and to act as a contact point for internal and external partners.

The post holder will provide IG advice and will be responsible for ensuring staff across the Health Board are familiar with the concepts of IG. There will be a link with information quality assurance, health records management, ICT and health informatics systems development programmes.

The successful candidate will have experience of data protection and information risk field and have knowledge of GDPR, Data Protection Act and IG requirements.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills as this role will demand working with various sets of professionals across the Health Service. Being able to explain simply the various standards and legislative requirements to a broad audience is essential.

The role will require travel across the Health Board geographical area and further afield.

Support will be provided to enhance career including appropriate qualifications and skill set.

Ability to speak welsh is desirable.

Closing Date: 26th April 2018

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jonathan Meredith, Information Governance Manager

Tel: 01495 765325

Joanne Jenkins, Senior Information Governance Officer

Tel: 01495 765455