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Information Governance and Data Protection Manager

St Christopher's Hospice
Closing date
2 Nov 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Information Governance and Data Protection Manager£35,000 - £38,000 per annum (depending upon experience) Up to £2,000 Retention allowance is applicable to this post.About usThis is a fantastic opportunity to work at a leading Hospice who aspires to a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to care and support, whenever and wherever they need it. St Christopher's Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating over 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 7,500 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.Your new roleWe have an exciting new opportunity that has arisen for a data protection expert to come on board to help support and promote the importance of data protection throughout St Christopher's. You will take the lead in identifying Information governance or Data protection risks, implementing solutions and new processes to help mitigate against these risks, and complete audits and reviews associated with information governance compliance requirements. You will have access to external expertise which you can draw upon when needed and will be supported by the ICT Director (SIRO) and Information Governance Committee at all times.Although the role falls within the IT department this is very much an independent role working across all departments, supporting and guiding staff through data protection issues, and to help everyone at St Christopher's to understand the importance of meeting their data protection obligations, ensuring we are compliant with data protection laws.Please note that this role is being offered on a Permanent basis, however we would also consider offering a 1-Year Fixed Term Contract. We would also consider part time options working 3-4 days a week for the right candidate.To succeed in this roleYou will have expert knowledge and application of compliance with UK and EU Data Protection (GDPR) (Data Mapping).You will bring significant experience of undertaking risk assessments and management, identifying information risks and advising on mitigation of that risk.You will be experienced in drafting, reviewing, maintaining policies, procedures, information security, risk and regulatory compliance awareness training.It is important that you have excellent communication skills with the ability to influence colleagues.You will have the ability to create and rollout training programs appropriate to the environment they are working in.It is also important that you are able to work well independently and as part of a close-knit team.If this sounds like you, we will be excited to hear from you!Benefits of joining St Christopher'sYou will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the communityAccess to excellent training and development opportunitiesSeason ticket loansCycle to Work SchemeA number of health and wellbeing schemesA competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary planAn onsite staff canteenAccess to plenty of free local street parking. Closing Date: 31st October 2021 at MidnightIn the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.
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