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Job description

Public Health Intelligence Analyst (to 31st March 2022)

Band 6 £33,072 - £40,736 pro rata

Distant Island Allowance £1117 pro rata

Secondment and Remote Working will be considered

​​​​​​​37.5 HOURS

An opportunity has arisen for a Public Health Intelligence Analyst (PHIA) in Public Health Intelligence & Information Services team at NHS Western Isles. The PHIA role is to provide specialist data analysis support and advice to the Public Health Department.  This will primarily be through developing, maintaining and analysing the main clinical and public health datasets to provide public health intelligence advice for the Board.  

A key role of the postholder will be to provide as part of the Public Health Intelligence & Information Services team an analytical and knowledge support for the areas ofChild & Adolescent Mental Health and Psychological Therapies service improvement and access initiatives.  Supporting the development and performance measurement of managed clinical networks across the organisation will be another key aspect of this role.

Managed within the Public Health Intelligence & Information Services Department the postholder will join an established small team of information specialists with a track record in data development and analysis within the health field.

The post offers an ideal opportunity for those with sound previous experience in a systems reporting and analytical environment preferably within health or related field, to further develop reporting and analytical skills in NHS Western Isles.

Candidates should be educated to postgraduate level in a relevant discipline such as Computer Science or Informatics or demonstrate equivalent level analytical/business intelligence experience.  You will require good skills in range of analytical methods (eg. standardisation methods), use of BI tools (e.g. Qlikview, SSRS) and data discovery and transformation skills particularly in SQL- server technologies for interrogating the various patient information systems and developing systems reporting.

Additionally, experience in use of evaluation approaches will be advantageous.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Martin Malcolm, Head of Public Health Intelligence & Information Services on 01851 708011

Closing Date 21st September 2021

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