Freedom from Torture
Finsbury Park, Greater London (On-site)
Salary: £40,333 per annum. Please note the salary is inclusive of London Weighting.
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Database Administrator (Clinical)

Contract: 18-month fixed term to start; may be extended
Hours: 35 hours per week (full time)
Location: London, N7
Salary: £40,333 per annum. Please note the salary is inclusive of London Weighting.
Closing date: 12pm on Monday 4th July
Expected date of interviews: W/C 18th July

We have an exciting opportunity for a Database Administrator to join our team. This is a new role at Freedom from Torture, and is an exciting time to join us, as we start our next four year strategy.

About the role

With organisational aspirations to be a recognised centre of excellence for our direct services, we are looking for an enthusiastic Database Administrator to join our Quality Assurance & Information Governance team. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and support all aspects of the ongoing development and maintenance of our bespoke clinical database, including translating clinical needs into technical requirements, working closely with clinical managers and our external developers.

You will be responsible for managing and monitoring the health and performance of the system, ensuring high levels of performance, availability and security. You will support the maintenance of existing reporting infrastructure, and bring knowledge and expertise to assist in the further development of this in line with new and emerging tools. Helping to ensure the database is fit for purpose and in line with business requirements, you will support clinical teams in achieving good data compliance and service delivery. You will also provide support in our striving to stream-line processes and gain internal efficiencies.

About you

You will have previous experience of managing and supporting databases and systems, preferably in a health, public sector or third sector context. You will have experience of providing a business analysis function, supporting the clinical teams to translate operational requirements into technical solutions and communicating those to the development team. You will be a flexible thinker, good communicator with excellent technical and interpersonal skills. Organised, you will demonstrate a flair for problem solving providing solutions to help others.

In return, we offer a competitive package, with a generous 30-day annual leave entitlement, and 6% employer pension contribution.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the attachment.


Please note a CV and a cover letter addressing the job description and person specification of the role are mandatory to be considered for the position.

About us

Freedom from Torture is dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture, and we provide legal and welfare help. We expose torture globally, we fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of torture survivors in the UK.

We campaign for national and global change, using evidence from our services and survivor voices to protect and promote survivors' rights and hold torturing states to account. We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work.

Freedom from Torture is committed to its responsibilities under safeguarding, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure, as well as a need for full employment history and up to date employment references.

Freedom from Torture is an equal opportunity employer. People with lived experience of torture or asylum, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 07 June 2022
Closed date: 04 July 2022 at 23:30
Tags: IT, Digital