3rd May, 2018

Digital Health Navigator

NHS AfC: Band 7-8A

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NHS AfC: Band 7-8A
Fixed-term- 1 year
Full-time or Part-time
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Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
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£38,035 – £54,983 p.a inc HCA
13/05/2018 23:59
Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running. You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons. We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Are you passionate about improving healthcare through digital means? Do you have a strong network across the NHS? Do you know the key decision makers in your organisation and how to get things done?  If this sounds like you, please read on!
The programme 
DigitalHealth.London is a programme aiming to speed up the development and scaling of digital innovations across health and care, and pioneer their adoption by the NHS. By matching innovators with demand, and supporting them to navigate the UK health environment, the programme helps improve patient and population outcomes and experience, support a sustainable NHS, and generate economic growth.DigitalHealth.London’s Accelerator aims to speed up the adoption of technology in London’s NHS, relieving high pressure on services and empowering patients to manage their health.It works with 20-30 high potential start-ups and SMEs each year, at any stage of the innovation cycle, and supports them to develop and deploy solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing the NHS.

The programme is uniquely positioned to provide in-depth knowledge of the NHS and wider UK health and care sector to high potential companies in London to help them refine, develop and scale their innovations. It draws upon key founding and strategic partners to bring a rich and diverse collateral of resources and expertise across healthcare, research, innovation, digital health and tech.

The role

The Digital Health Navigator is an integral position and supports the development of new innovations, products and processes that can assist the NHS in meeting challenges around safety, efficiency, health outcomes and financial sustainability.  This involves working with senior clinical leaders, entrepreneurs and leading figures across the London the health and care system.

Acting as a relationship manager between the participating SMEs and the NHS in London you will open doors and provide leadership and/or your NHS perspective to the entrepreneurs involved in the Accelerator programme.

The person

We welcome applications from experienced and dedicated clinicians and managers, who have a proven interest in innovation and technology. This programme is highly recommended for aspiring clinical leaders, senior managers and entrepreneurs.

To be successful you’ll have a strong understanding of health and social care strategy and policy and be excited by the opportunities offered by digital health solutions.   You’ll be a keen collaborator; adept at building credibility with clinicians, other care providers, and entrepreneurs, earning their trust and confidence.


Closing Date: Sunday 13 May 23:59

Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 29 May PM

More information here.

Health Innovation Network

The Accelerator team are hosted by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) – the AHSN for South London.  The HIN is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The HIN is a membership organisation and drive lasting improvements in patient and population health outcomes through the spread and adoption of innovation into practice and capitalising on teaching and research strengths throughout the health system in South London and wider afield.

Our diverse membership includes all healthcare providers (community, acute, mental health and primary care), commissioners, local authorities and higher education providers within South London. In all our work programmes there are strong relationships and collaboration with both patient and industry partners.

This post is part funded by the European Structural & Investment Funds.

The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator is receiving up to £1.7 million of funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for ERDF. Established by the European Union, ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regeneration.

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