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Database Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Database Administrator
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
914-BSA1335
Site
Stella House
Town
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
Closing
26/10/2017 23:59

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is the main processing facility and centre of excellence for payment, reimbursement, remuneration and reconciliation for NHS Dental Practitioners, Pharmacists, NHS Pensions and other affiliated parties.

The NHS BSA Technology Solutions team develops, supports and operates systems in support of NHS BSA operations. Business critical back-office and internet deployed digital applications are provided to support NHS BSA business streams. These systems currently support over 2,000 internal users and 4,000+ external users.

The majority of the NHS BSA’s database infrastructure resides on an Oracle platform, however MS SQL Server and PostgreSQL are also used across the NHS BSA estate.

A member of the specialist team responsible for the support of database administration services across the entire NHSBSA enterprise.

The role involves providing support in relation to the availability, security, maintenance, active performance and capacity monitoring, and performance enhancement of a number of business critical databases used by solutions across the organisation,

The post holder is required to participate in programmes of work and other technical projects across all business areas to support the delivery of NHS BSA key strategic objectives

Deal with a range of challenging non-routine and complex technical and professional work activities, in a variety of contexts. Requires a degree of autonomy and shows creativity when solving complex problems

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Stephen McDonald 0191 203 5041 - stephen.mcdonald2@nhs.net