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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/07/2021.

Data Science Apprentice

Job Reference: 202-A-21-14714

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Are you organised and efficient with great attention to detail? Do you like problem solving? If so, data analytics might be for you! South Western Ambulance Service has an exciting opportunity available for a Data Science Apprentice within the Forecasting & Capacity Planning Team.

Resource management is the efficient and effective deployment and allocation of recourses. What does that mean? For South Western Ambulance Service this means the planning of staff hours to shifts. It means making sure we have enough staff and enough ambulances working at all times to make sure we can be there whenever and wherever our patients need us. It means saving lives!

The successful applicant will join the Forecasting & Capacity Planning Team, a fast paced, dynamic and progressive department responsible for all facets of Forecasting, Capacity & Demand Planning and Resource Management reporting. They will help contribute to the development and day to day running of reporting, and gain experience using SQL, Tableau, Python, Power BI & R.

Applicants must have a GCSE level qualification in literacy and numeracy, excellent IT skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Word and Outlook. Previous experience of working in a busy office environment, excellent problem solving skills and experience working with sensitive data will be essential. Any experience in SQL or data analysis would be beneficial.

Applicants will be given the opportunity to either study a BSc in Digital Technology Solutions or a BSc in Data Science.

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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