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NHS Lanarkshire

Senior Data Analyst

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the a Senior Information Analyst post within the Directorate of Public Health in NHS Lanarkshire.
We are seeking enthusiastic and proactive individuals to join the NHSL Directorate of Public Health as a key members of the Surveillance team. The post holder will:

  • Work across a range of topic areas including health protection, healthcare public health and health inequalities.
  • Analyse and interpret a variety of complex data sets, this will require the post holder to be confident in a range of packages including the R-programme package.
  • Contribute to the development of datasets and information systems, ensuring robust data quality and validation processes
  • Communicate technical information to a range of audiences both verbally and in written reports using data visualisation techniques
  • Support other members of the team in the analysis and interpretation of the data
  • Be flexible and able to respond to evolving situations and outbreaks
  • Applications will be welcomed by those wishing to work full time or part-time and working hours will be negotiable
  • NHS Lanarkshire

    ​​​​​​​Have you always wanted to work with NHS Lanarkshire? Then this might be the opportunity for you to join Team Lanarkshire!
    Here at NHS Lanarkshire, we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. Each colleague within the organisation plays a key role in how we deliver our healthcare services.
    ​​​​​​​We proudly serve a population of 655,000 across rural and urban communities in in both North and South Lanarkshire. NHS Lanarkshire is comprised of Acute Services (which currently provide hospital based services over 3 main sites), Corporate & Property & Support Services, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships which provide integrated primary healthcare and social care services to local communities and surrounding areas.

    What we'll need you to bring
  • Degree with a high numerical and statistical content
  • Skills gained through a mixture of internal and external formal training, e.g. graduate diploma qualification
  • Experience in Information Management in a Health Care environment within a senior level
  • The specialist knowledge of the organisation’s information requirements
  • Highly developed IT and information analysis skills with in-depth specialist knowledge and experience in the application of NHS data definitions, information standards and policies are essential
  • The postholder should have a theoretical knowledge base and practical experience in managing a skills-based staff.
  • Effective and confident communication skills are required to present, advise and instruct analyses, procedures and standards to a senior audience.
  • It would be great if you also have:
  • The postholder should have a theoretical knowledge base and practical experience of managing a skills based staff.
  • Contract type

    Fixed Term until the end of March 2024.
    Full time
    37.5 hours
    Please note this is a fixed term post until the end of March 2024. Where a post only has temporary funding and an existing member of NHS Lanarkshire staff wishes to apply, this will be treated as a secondment. The employee MUST already have written agreement from their line manager to be released on a secondment before applying for the post. 

    Location and Working Pattern

    This role will be based in Kirklands - NHSL Headquarters.
    The working pattern for this role Monday - Friday.

    For more information and to apply, click 'Apply Here'.

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