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Application Support Manager

Posted: 1 Oct 2020 Closes: 31 Oct 2020
Guildford/Surrey, United Kingdom £40,681 - £46,294 pa (inc.HCAS)
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Application Support Manager

Job Reference: 384-EMF-6214

Employer: Department: 384 497784 Applications Location: Guildford/Surrey Salary: £40,681 - £46,294 pa (inc.HCAS)

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC, with our Maternity services deemed 'Outstanding'. We also received a rating of 'Outstanding' for medical care and end of life care. We are investing in our colleagues through our new health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Band 7 £40,681 - £46,294 p.a. incl. of higher cost supplement area

Application Support Manager - 37.5 hours per week - fixed term for 18 months

The trust Enterprise Applications Team manage a number of applications that support the administration and treatment pathways of patients within the hospital. At the forefront is the trust's Allscripts Patient Administration System (APAS), and the role will be concerned with providing expert PAS support and advice to senior trust staff as well as ensuring the system continues to perform to the required standards.

The team is evolving to broaden its involvement into the EPR project so this is an exciting time to be joining the team.

We are looking for an experienced Allscripts PAS system administrator to provide backfill for the Enterprise Application Lead Consultant whilst they are on secondment to the EPR project.

Responsibilities include upgrades, testing, configuration, reporting, documentation, training, projects, support, requirements gathering and development. You'll also provide application assistance to the trust IT out-of-hours support team when required.

Please note: Line / staff management responsibilities are not included.

Previous applicants need not apply

For more information, please contact Caroline Stewart-Breakey,


If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online.

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

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