Be the prime source of expert advice and policy development to create and maintain high level awareness, profile and understanding of the strategic and practical importance of IG, and to assure the senior management team and Board that it is meeting its statutory and mandatory obligations.
Accountable for setting the strategic direction for the IG agenda across the organisation, bringing together Data Protection, Caldicott, Cyber Security into a comprehensive work programme.
Provision specialist expert advice to the Caldicott Guardian and SIRO.
The role also provides specialist advice to managers across the organisation on the safe use and management of information using their expertise to influence and improve operational practice.
Create and maintain high level awareness and understanding of the strategic and practical importance of IG.
Evaluate and interpret highly complex national policy and legislation relating to IG, Freedom of Information and Data Protection and translate this into operational practice.
Be responsible for development, delivery, and ongoing review of the IG training programme across the organisation, including the corporate induction, highlighting the benefits of Information Assurance to all staff and at all levels within the organisation.
As the nominated Privacy Officer, ensure that access to confidential information is on a 'need to know' basis across the Trust and investigate all alerts, complaints, or incidents where access may not have been legitimate.