Public Health Intelligence Analyst

  • Job Reference: 00018424-1
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Sutton, London
  • Salary: £250 to £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical, HSE, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Public Health Intelligence Analyst
LOCATION: Home based initially, and then from Sutton once safe to return to the office
PAY RATE: £250 - £350 (Umbrella) per day depending upon experience - PAYE & Deemed Employment options available
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 3 months minimum
IR35 STATUS: Inside

SUMMARY & OVERVIEW

The Public Health Intelligence Analyst post will form a core function of the Council's COVID-19 response, particularly around the Test and Trace programme, care homes and needs assessments. The post holder will have responsibility for analysing and interpreting the data we hold across the organisation to help us better understand the needs of our residents and partners, the performance of services and the wider determinants of public health. The post holder will also provide analysis and understanding about the impact that inequalities may have on areas of work such as childhood obesity and development.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

To be part of the Public Health team and to proactively identify and explore the issues that are most impacting the lives of people in Sutton.
To manage the collection, analysis and interpretation of data for the Test and Trace Hub as part of the Council's COVID-19 response.
To analyse, interpret and make recommendations on statistical information, producing information briefings based on the findings, creating high impact visualisations and data stories, which translate complex data into valuable and actionable insight.
To provide public health information, analysis, interpretation and insight to support business planning, policy development and performance monitoring, along with quality assurance
Take responsibility for the accessibility, retrievability and security of specific sets of data and maintain and implement information handling procedures and develop innovative ways of managing and making full use of and derive benefit from the information assets of the organisation.
To lead on or support specific projects working with other members of the Public Health team and internal/external partners.
To lead on projects related to improving data sharing and to promote 'best practice' in the collection and use of information management.
Work with stakeholders across the organisation to understand critical business issues, problems and questions, including understanding the business processes and KPIs of the organisation and how the data generated can be exploited.
Maintain and implement information handling procedures and protection measures, enabling the availability, integrity and searchability of information.
Ensure that appropriate safeguards are applied to handling the data and any analysis results.
To establish effective work relationships with services, partners and members to embed a culture of sharing data and using evidence to inform performance management, decision making, development of strategic objectives and policy making.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Expert in understanding large and complex data sets, including those where traditional data processing applications are inadequate. Challenges include analysis, capture, curation, search, sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, and information privacy.
Expert in understanding and applying tools and techniques which can be used to analyse data.
Proficient in understanding and using software which enables the user to create, populate and manipulate data structures.
Proficient in the use of SQL and R to create queries and manipulate data
Excellent data visualisation skills and a sound knowledge of data storytelling
Experience of statistical modelling and how GIS mapping can be used to understand demand and allocation of resources
Experience of analysing and processing complex health and epidemiological data
Experience of working within health and social care, with a good understanding of key public health areas and data requirements.
Experience of conducting health needs assessment through the collation, analysis and interpretation of key public health data, information and evidence.
Expert in understanding data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications are inadequate. Challenges include analysis, capture, curation, search, sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, and information privacy.
Experience of developing and implementing appropriate qualitative and quantitative indicators and knowledge of how they can be used to improve performance
Ability to work proactively and to organise a personal workload to meet competing demands and tight deadlines.
Demonstrable understanding of the statutory local government framework and knowledge of the key issues facing local government and local authorities

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