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Band 6 Digital Nurse for GP Practices (Part Time / Fixed Term)

NHS Somerset Clinical
Yeovil, Somerset
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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The Digital Team at Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic , registered nurse, ideally from a GP practice to join our team. This role could be a gateway to an exciting digital clinical career pathway and will introduce you to a network of clinical digital champions such as chief nursing informatics officers (CNIOs).

You will need to enjoy supporting staff and thinking 'Digital First' with the development and deployment of various digital applications and portfolios of work.

This exciting new role will involve supporting digital transformation to support an integrated care system in Somerset, alongside other digital health and care professionals within our team. Work will include:
  • training and development of clinical staff
  • clinical application development
  • digital system optimisation
  • clinical testing of digital applications
  • 'go live' roll out of digital solutions

You will need strong communication skills and the ability to engage well with others, to challenge constructively and work independently. You will also be required to learn or have knowledge of digital apps and clinical systems.

The role has the advantage of being Monday to Friday hours with flexible working. Under current COVID-19 restrictions much of the role may be working from home but travel between sites across Somerset will also be required once restrictions ease further.

The post is a part-time, fixed term contract until 31 March 2022, with the potential to extend further if benefits and value for money are demonstrated. The role can be anywhere from 10 to 18 hours per week, dependant on whether you are currently part time and wish to do this on top of your current role or you may be full time and wish to do this alongside your current role. You will require agreement from your current line manager prior to appointment if this impacts on your current practice or Primary Care Network (PCN) role.

For further information contact:

Dr Justin Harrington - Associate Clinical Director Digital Strategy & Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) at Somerset CCG


This post will close at midnight on Sunday 19th September 2021. Please note however, that it may close sooner and without warning if we receive a large number of applications.

Interviews planned for Tues 5th October and will be conducted virtually via MS Teams.

We look forward to receiving your applcation.

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NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and appointments will be made on merit alone.

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Full and correct information must be provided, as failure to do so could lead to applications being rejected or, if the post has been offered, to a withdrawal of the offer or to termination of employment.

In submitting an application form, you authorise us to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process, should you be appointed to the post. If you do not authorise this, please state this clearly on your application form.

Please note that if you are successful in your application you agree that our occupational health department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer (in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests). This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

We take our organisational values and behaviours very seriously. Please familiarise yourself with them prior to applying. They are:
  • Quality Improvement
  • Integrated Working
  • Personal Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Self-Awareness

Please see the values and behaviours document below for more detail on each.

Please also read all other relevant documents and links listed.

Thank you for your interest in working for NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group.

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