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NELA Data Coordinator

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Part time - 24 hours per week (24 hours per week)
Job ref
£22,816 - £24,336 per annum
Salary period
06/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated individual, to work as part of a team collecting data for the Intensive Care National Audit Research Center (ICNARC) and the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA).

The post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing complex clinical data generated from the Intensive Care Unit. 

Main duties of the job

You will be required to exercise independent judgement on a regular basis and be able to highlight and deal with difficult cases.

The post  holder will undertake data collection to enable participation in the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC) case mix programme, Critical Care Minimum Dataset (CCMDS), National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA) and local audit projects. They will undertake analysis, report writing and presentations to support these activities ensuring that the highest quality data is collected and submitted.

You  will be expected to work directly with medical and nursing staff within clinical areas and be able to work with minimal supervision.

A sound knowledge and understanding of computers and databases together with excellent analytical skills are required for this post. Knowledge of medical terminology and the principles of clinical audit are essential. 

Working for our organisation

 Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working under pressure.
  • Effective time management
  • Experience of data analysis.
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of NHS Patient Administration Systems
  • Preparing and Developing Presentations
  • Training In and Knowledge of Clinical Audits
  • Previous Experience in Working in a Critical Care Environment


Essential criteria
  • Basic Maths and English
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of Ongoing Personal Development

Skills and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Experience of data analysis.
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Ability to manager own time and workload
  • Good analytical skills.
Desirable criteria
  • Effective Co-ordination of Data Quality Issues
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Good Understanding of Data Quality
  • Knowledge of Audits

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Marshall
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Business Support Manager
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