NorthWest EHealth was formed from a partnership between the NHS and The University of Manchester

Powering Clinical Research

Job Opportunities

Northwest EHealth (NWEH) are currently undergoing a significant expansion and are looking for talented, innovative and passionate software developers.  This is the chance to join an organisation who are at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to unlock the value of health and care data for the benefit of patients whilst enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical service delivery.  

 
NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) is a limited company formed following a successful partnership between the University of Manchester, Salford Royal Foundation Trust and Salford Clinical Commissioning Group. Our customers are pharmaceutical companies and technology partners as well as NHS and government. We work collaboratively with partners to develop innovative ways of delivering improvements in health care and research.   

Major projects have included recruiting patients to studies, enabling ground-breaking real-world clinical trials and delivering real-time drug safety monitoring throughout trials. NWEH provides a highly creative and collaborative work environment, where knowledge sharing and team work are key to success. NWEH models its structure on a flat organisation, in which every voice is heard and collaboration across teams is key.  
 

Assistant Software Developer

Software Developer

Senior Software Developer

Database Administrator

Customer Service Administrator

Statistician

Quality Manager

Quality Assistant

Test Analyst

Business Development Manager

Clinical Data Engineer

Clinical Research Nurse

Study Administrator

 

Assistant Software Developer

Salary: £22-£30k

Deadline for applications: 30th March 2017

Based: CityLabs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

NWEH are looking for an assistant software developer who has clear passion and enthusiasm for software development and who has a clear interest in working within the health data field. You will work as part of the team to continue to develop innovative approaches, trialling new technologies and continously striving to maintain NWEH leading edge advantage.

Required skills:  

  • A degree in computer science (or related subject), or equivalent.
  • Experience of quality software development and an understanding of the development lifecycle.
  • Experience in C# or similar language.
  • Good knowledge of OO, design patterns and software best practice (refactoring, domain driven design, unit testing).
  • A working knowledge of at least one RDBMS/NoSQL solution.
  • An understanding of Agile and/or Continuous Delivery approaches. 
     

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Software Developer

Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience

Deadline for applications: 30th March 2017

Based: CityLabs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

NWEH are looking for a software developer with the enthusiasm and passion for Software development. You will produce innovative software of the highest quality in accordance with NWEH procedures to agreed deadlines and objectives.  You will take an active role in the team with the development and evolution of all software development. You will assist in accreditation and certification processes that NWEH participates in and adheres to, whilst supporting other members of the development team, by maintaining a high standard of daily work performing code reviews and assisting in mentoring junior members of the team.

You will be a disruptive thinker who demonstrates problem solving and who has good communication skills.  You will be keen to demonstrate this within the team. 

Required skills

  • A degree in computer science (or related subject), or equivalent.
  • Industry experience of quality software development and a proven record of delivering successful solutions
  • Substantial experience in C# or similar language.
  • Strong knowledge of OO, design patterns and software best practice (refactoring, domain driven design, unit testing).
  • A working knowledge of at least one RDBMS/NoSQL solution.
  • Experience of working with Agile and/or Continuous Delivery approaches
     

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Senior Software Developer

Salary: Up to £50k (dependent on experience)

Deadline for applications: 30th March 2017

Based: CityLabs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

NWEH are looking for a senior software developer with the enthusiasm for leading a small team with developers from various backgrounds with varying skill levels. You will take a lead role in the development and evolution of all software development, whilst supporting the team to continue to develop innovative approaches, trialling new technologies and continuously striving to maintain NWEH leading edge advantage.

As part of the team you will also be required to provide second line support to users and maintain deployed software and lead long term projects within your own area to support the achievements of overall project objectives. 

Required skills

  • A degree in computer science (or related subject), or equivalent.
  • Substantial industry experience of quality software development and a proven record of delivering successful solutions
  • Substantial experience in C# or similar language.
  • Strong knowledge of OO, design patterns and software best practice (refactoring, domain driven design, unit testing).
  • A working knowledge of at least one RDBMS/NoSQL solution.
  • Experience of working with Agile and/or Continuous Delivery approaches.
     

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Database Administrator 

Salaries: Junior: £24 – 31k, Mid: £31 – 40k, Senior: £41 – 48k

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2017

Base: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

NWEH are looking for a Database Administrator with the ability to work independently without direct supervision, to be an adaptable and flexible team player. Out-of-hours emergency/urgent work may sometimes be required; you must be good at problem solving, and have ability to plan, organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines.

As a Database Administrator, you will be responsible for maintaining the systems to monitor patient safety and reporting serious adverse events to the sponsor. You will be expected to investigate anomalies in data flows designed to establish efficacy of the drug in the real world, and carry out statistical analysis of patient data to answer wider research questions.

Required skills

  • Designing, implementing, maintaining, and optimising databases in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Importing/exporting data via Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services and other mechanisms
  • Designing, implementing, maintaining, and optimising ETL processes using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
  • Producing internal and external report
     

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Customer Service Administrator 

Salary: £19-23k

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2017

Base: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

As a Customer Service Administrator, you will be part of a growing team to support the operational activities and user support for research healthcare systems and services. This role will have direct contact with users across the UK, as well as data providers and internal teams of developers, project managers and business development.

NWEH are looking for a customer service administrator who has clear passion and enthusiasm, and who has a clear focus for patent and customer care. As a key part of the team you will provide initial contact point for users, data suppliers, and internal queries in relation to a range of projects. Responsible for the operation of the helpdesk for several projects, the role holder will provide reports on activity, deliver communication both internally and externally and effectively manage the customer support function.

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Statistician 

Salary: £31-39k

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2017

Base: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

NWEH are offering an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced individual to be involved in statistical analysis of data collected for innovative ‘real world’ trials investigating novel treatments.

As a Statistician you will be responsible for providing statistical expertise in pursuit of trials’ research objectives, particularly in research using extracts of NHS healthcare records,. You will be expected to liaise with other members of the NWEH team and the wider clients’ teams as necessary to ensure the sponsor and set procedures are followed.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expert scientific analyses to support NWEH research outputs
  • Methodological and applied statistical excellence
  • Provision of statistical analysis
  • Provide expert statistical data analyses using a range of datasets, focusing mainly on innovative research using NHS care record data
  • Contribute to the development of methodology for extracting knowledge from large repositories of healthcare data.
  • Contribute to manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication by preparing data analysis required by the sponsor.
     

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Quality Manager

Salary: £27-34k

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2017

Base: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

By joining NWEH, you will be joining an innovative and dynamic group of motivated, highly skilled individuals and who believe in working as a team, encouraging and investing in one another. NWEH promote formal and informal training, mentor-ship programmes and plan and nurture individuals for career progression.

As a Quality Manager your role is to ensure that NWEH quality management, information security and system validation activities are completed according to SOPs/ work instructions and that the appropriate evidence has been retained.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for technical writing such as work instructions, user documentation, and guidance documents.
  • Writing and reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions
  • Internal auditing of working practices against Standard Operating Procedures
  • Versioning and change control of the SLS project documentation
     

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Quality Assistant

Salary: £19- 23k

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2017

Base: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

NWEH are looking for an enthusiastic Quality Assistant to support quality management, information security and system validation activities. NWEH activities are largely focused, but not limited to delivering the software solutions which power real world clinical trials for large pharmaceutical companies across the world.

As a Quality Assistant, you are expected to be a motivated individual who actively pursues and participates in self and team development activities, adhering to NWEH internal policies, processes, SOPs and other documented requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting technical writing such as work instructions, user documentation, and guidance documents.
  • Reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions.
  • Internal auditing of working practices against Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Versioning and change control of project documentation.
     

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Test Analyst

Salary: £31- 41k

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2017

Base: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

As a Test Analyst you will be responsible for developing, executing and documenting the testing throughout the test delivery lifecycle of the NWEH project - from envisioning through development to maintenance. The primary role is to execute testing of all NWEH systems through provision of test scripts, appropriate test documentation, following the appropriate processes, working with and supporting the Test Lead.

Additional responsibilities include actively contributing to on-target testing delivery and contributing to system validation status. This role will have a large project focus but also be involved with ongoing enhancement and business as usual activities, and will have significant contribution to the output expected from a dedicated test capability.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for executing all testing activities as required
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of testing processes
  • Carrying out testing activities and coordinating testing to deliver on target
     

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Business Development Manager

Salary: £41- £42k            

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 5th April 2017

Location: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

NWEH are looking for a Business Development Manager, who will be flexible and responsive to business need, happy to react to a dynamic business environment and manage the resulting uncertainty. The role is office based with a requirement for a regular UK and some international travel, and occasional overnight stays.  

As Business Development Manager, you will be expected to work alongside the Head of Business Development to support the team to achieve the business objectives and carry out business engagement activities with identified market sectors according to the business plan and strategy.  

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a high level of practical and theoretical knowledge clinical trials, information technology, data sharing, business strategy and information governance developed from degree level study or equivalent experience (minimum of three years)
  • Actively identify new leads, clients and supporting business opportunities
  • Creating and delivering presentations
  • Supporting the team with event and conference management
  • Identifying suitable opportunities for the team to present and promote NWEH
     

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Clinical Data Engineer 

Salary: £31- 40k            

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 5th April 2017

Location: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

NWEH are looking for a Clinical Data Engineer with the ability to work independently without direct supervision, and be an adaptable and flexible team player. Out-of-hours emergency/urgent work may sometimes be required; you must be good at problem solving, have an eye for detail, and can plan, organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines.

As a Clinical Data Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing the systems that update the Data Dictionary, automating these processes and expanding the Data Dictionary to include new coding editions or other coding requirements. You will investigate coding issues in NWEH applications and develop processes that report issues proactively. You will be a good communicator and will work closely with the database, software development and statistician teams. You will take the lead in evaluating data standards, coding editions and implementation guides, both national and international. You will be familiar with the following coding systems:

  • Read Codes and Clinical Terms Version
  • SNOMED CT
  • ICD10 and OPCS4
  • MedDRA
  • LOINC
     

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Clinical Research Nurse

Salary: £31- 39k         

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 5th April 2017

Location: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

As a Research Nurse, you will have a key role in providing and maintaining appropriate participant focused environment within the research setting. In conjunction with the research team the post holder will facilitate the production of good quality research. You will be expected to participate fully in patient’s personal development and review process to achieve the objectives for this post. Although based at City Labs we anticipate that the majority of time in this role will be in the field across Greater Manchester and North of England.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead on delegated studies being responsible for their development, implementation and progress
  • Has specialist knowledge of NWEH objectives, the local R&D landscape and research specific guidelines
  • Participate in the development and execution of relevant Standard Operating
  • Procedures (SOP’s) ensuring these are updated as required.
  • Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant.
     

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Study Administrator

Salary: £21-23k 

Interview Dates: TBC

Deadline for Applications: 5th April 2017

Location: City Labs, Nelson St, Manchester M13 9NQ 

Please forward your CV to Jobs@nweh.co.uk

As a Study Facilitator you will report to the community nurse team leads, and be accountable to the nurse manager and community team director. You will need to be totally reliable and uphold the study integrity, providing a high level of support to the study teams and collaborating partners. You must understand fully and ensure their personal responsibility for patient safety and patient data confidentiality.   You must have a degree in a relevant subject and have a keen interest in (experience in) supporting clinical trials.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To join the team in delivering the data management components of the specified studies  from data capture
  • Act as one of the contacts for the local data quality community in a specified area of functional expertise
  • Assist in the application of data management and data quality tools to efficiently deliver study objectives.
  • Effective use of standards
  • Raises and relevant study issue resolution
  • Liaison with study community pharmacist as studies dictate
     

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NWEH welcome speculative applications. Please forward CV’s for consideration. Jobs@nweh.co.uk

To apply for any of the roles above, please fill out the Application Form attached below and send to; Jobs@nweh.co.uk

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