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Information Governance/Caldicott Support

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£60,147 - £69,090
Closing date
5 Jun 2022
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Be our information governance and data sharing lead.

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people, communities andlocal businesses at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. 

Led in partnership with Westminster City Council, our service is an ambitious and passionate advocate for innovation in the field. It’s full of dedicated professionals with strong commitment to lifting the quality of life for residents – and who understand the role technology and data plays in elevating health and social care and protecting the vulnerable information of our families and service users.
The Role:

This is a chance to further evolve an established data protection advice service that helps social care practitioners protect our families and service users most sensitive information. 

In essence, you’ll be the authority on information governance for Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Public Health teams across both boroughs. You will report directly into the two Caldicott Gardians in Adults Social Care and Public Health and in Children’s Services to support them to fulfil their responsibilities for compliance with data protection. As part of your role, you will deliver initiatives to embed and maintain more secure information management.

That could mean collaborating on initiatives to enhance effective and appropriate information sharing with our partners, maintain a high level of compliance in data protection and information security and building on the trust and confidence of our families and service users have in the way we hold their data. You’ll also be a trusted source of advice to other social care practitioners, including GPs, Acute Trusts, CCGs/ICSs and internal council departments.  

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.
About You:

You’ll have experience of working within health and social care services and have a firm grasp of Data Protection legislation and Caldicott Principles.

You’ll be adept at both developing data protections systems and processes and championing their implementation to a wide range of stakeholders. Furthermore, project management experience will be vital if you’re to help our teams smoothly bed your ideas in and reap the benefits of your expertise. 

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role. 
Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.
This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.
We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.
Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.
If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email:

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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