Deputy Head of Informatics Programmes, Assurance and Improvement

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board NHS
United Kingdom
01 Mar 2021
02 Mar 2021
Job role
Experience level
If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the "Disability Confident Employer" scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

New Year - New Job?

Would you like to be the Deputy Head of Informatics Programmes, Assurance and Improvement?

It is an exciting time to work in a digital environment especially at BCUHB as we are currently developing our new Digital Strategy, which will change the way we work and improve the patient experience.

You need to be an exceptional pro-active leader who has the responsibility to ensure that informatics programmes and projects deliver the benefits, on time, on budget and at the required quality, so you need to have a strong background in programme and project management with highly developed people and change management skills.

You will also need to have experience of Business Planning and Improvement to ensure that the Informatics Department meets it reporting and improvement requirements.

You will be an exceptional communicator with the experience and ability to manage communications within the department, to the wider organisation and externally.

If you are the leader we are looking for who wants to make a difference with the experience, skills, knowledge and positive attitude we want to hear from you.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English Speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further information about this role, in the first instance please contact:

Andrea Williams, Head of Informatics Programmes, Assurance and Improvement at

Closing Date: 23/02/2021

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download
  • Bilingual Job Description ( PDF , 956.3 KB )
  • Bilingual Person Specification ( PDF , 625.5 KB )
  • Guidance Notes for Applicants October 2020 ( PDF , 624.8 KB )
  • Values and Proud to Lead ( PDF , 335.6 KB )
  • Relocation ( PDF , 2.8 MB )
  • NWSSP Recruitment Services Privacy Notice ( PDF , 345.5 KB )
  • NWSSP Hire to Retire Privacy Notice ( PDF , 222.0 KB )
  • NHS North Wales - The Right Choice ( PDF , 3.6 MB )
  • Welsh Language Matrix ( PDF , 134.3 KB )

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