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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Data Analyst

Job Reference: 236-SCO-AC516-2020

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Data Analytics
Salford Care Organisation, Sale
£38,890 - £44,503

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us.

What is the Transformation Unit?

The Transformation Unit is a fundamentally different organisation to many other NHS services. We provide tailored Internal Consultancy services, by the NHS for the NHS, in a more cost effective way than other commercial consultancies.

Created in 2012 to provide support to Greater Manchester, the Transformation Unit has expanded and now has a significant client base throughout the Northwest, as well as nationally. The Transformation Unit is governed by a standalone Board and is hosted by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

The Transformation Unit works with clients to ensure that change is delivered within a strategic context and drives forward new thinking in how public services can be delivered, to be more effective, more efficient and achieve better outcomes for patients and service users.

What is the role?

We are looking to recruit a Data analyst to:

  • Provide specialist analytical insight to transformation programmes;
  • Research, design and manage components of analytical tools and models;
  • support the strategic development of analytics to further build capacity in innovative techniques;
  • support the development of junior analysts, specifically championing the technical components of their development.

The role will have a varied analytical workload, supporting and delivering on a number of change programmes. The analytical component of our change programmes can be split into three focus areas:

Health Modelling:

  • Build models which predict the future impact of service reconfigurations in small-scale, single service and large-scale multi-service transformation programmes.
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to accurately define assumptions including the scope of activity, demographic changes and efficiency projections.
  • Deliver modelling specifics such as ‘Capacity and demand’, ‘patient flow’ and ‘population analytics’. This requires the application of statistical and mathematical modelling, simulation, and advanced analytic techniques.

Business Intelligence:

  • Sourcing, querying, manipulating, and presenting data for the purpose of robustly analysing activity and health outcomes across care pathways.
  • Designing and creating novel data visualisations and interactive tools which effectively convey key messages to different audiences. Across platforms such as PowerBI, Tableau, Qlikview, ggplot and matplotlib.

Financial Modelling:

  • Be involved in overseeing the production, review and use of complex financial models, providing the analytical input needed to within the modelling.

We would be delighted to hear from candidates who may be able to:

  • Ensure the robust verification and validation of modelling and analytics solutions developed.
  • Operate with a high level of autonomy to determine the most effective methods of responding to business questions.
  • Have significant experience of and presenting the results of analysis to a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and compelling way.

Finally, a full commitment to the success of the Transformation Unit and high standards of achievement are expected in this position. If this sounds like an opportunity for you, then please get in touch for an opportunity to be a part of our dynamic, high-performing, and values-driven team. Informal contact is welcome.

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. As an employer we have an open-minded approach to encouraging flexible working and prospective candidates and would encourage those seeking this to indicate on their application form. All applications will be accepted via completion of the online NHS Jobs / Health Jobs form; recruitment agency support will not be required for this vacancy.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Wright

Assistant Director of Finance Restructure & Modelling

07464 517 440

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post.

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If you have any queries please contact the Manager for this vacancy as detailed in the advert.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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