Information Security Officer
Berkshire Healthcare NHS
£30401 - £37261
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A cyber security role with a forward thinking and technology savvy NHS Trust, recognised as one of the most digitally advanced in the country.
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a community and mental health trust, providing a wide range of services to people of all ages living in Berkshire. We employ approximately 4,500 staff who operate from our many sites as well as out in people's homes and in various community settings.
We are one of only seven Mental Health Trusts in the country to be given Global Digital Exemplar status. Global Digital Exemplars have some of the most advanced IT operations in the NHS.
About the role:
You will work with the Information Security Manager to gather intelligence about current and emerging cyber security threats, helping to ensure the Trust has adequate security in place and can respond effectively to breaches of cyber and information security. This will involve interaction across the Trust with all levels of staff, as well as external agencies and partners, to help raise awareness of threats and minimise any risks to Information Security.
Act as a knowledge source for cyber security, provide guidance on completing Risk Assessments and Business Impact Analysis, legislation and recording the information in the appropriate location.
Keep up to date with the latest cyber security technology developments by interacting with peers, security consultants and suppliers to ensure Berkshire Healthcare is alert to issues and can react quickly.
Gather intelligence from various sources (e.g. NHS Digital, NCSC) to provide horizon scanning of cyber security threats, evaluating the potential effect to the Berkshire Healthcare network and ways to mitigate them.
Allocating tasks to the IT Operations Team to mitigate threats and gathering feedback on progress to report to the Senior IM&T Team and the Trust Exec.
Periodically review existing security systems and products and make recommendations for improvements.
Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of information security & cyber security awareness training for colleagues
You will have significant IT experience, including a good working knowledge of Information Security (Inc. ISO27001) principles, practices and auditing, information risks analysis/management and cyber security related legislation (Data Protection Act, NIS Directive).
You must be comfortable working with different teams and individuals and be an effective communicator, able to negotiate, influence and engage with all stakeholders. You will also respond well to deadlines, be able to work under pressure if needed and be able to undertake visits to multiple locations across the Trust.
This is a fantastic career opportunity to work with one of the best NHS IT teams in the country and be part of our future success.
Closing date: 16th Feb 2020
Interview date: 3rd March 2020
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.