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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/08/2021.

Informatics and Analytics Lead

Job Reference: 877-EXT-555

Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
Knowledge and Informatics
£38,890 - £44,503

Informatics and Analytics Lead

Band 7 - (subject to Agenda for Change job evaluation)

37.5 hrs per week

(Job Share Considered)

Please note that this vacancy is being advertised on behalf of the End of Life Partnership

 JOIN A DYNAMIC AND INNOVATIVE ORGANISATION – Leading, enabling, helping and supporting people and organisations to improve end of life experience and care for all

 *EoLP are able to maintain membership of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members and operate a Stakeholder Pension Scheme for non-members*

The End of Life Partnership (EoLP) is a charity organisation whose mission is to educate, innovate and collaborate so that people are empowered to care with confidence and compassion at end of life. We are looking for an Informatics and Analytics Lead to join our team as soon as possible, who shares our organisational values. These are:

 •            Compassionate- “We will demonstrate kindness, consideration and thoughtfulness to others and all those we work with”

•            Confident - “We have the courage to take risk and believe that change is possible”

•            Honest - “We will act with integrity and fairness in all that we do”

•            Positive- “We have the enthusiasm and energy to solve seemingly unsolvable problems and the creativity to implement innovative solutions”

•            Professional - “We uphold high standards of job performance, ethical behaviour and accept personal accountability for our own acts and omissions”

 At EoLP we work closely with partners and providers of palliative and end of life care to promote the palliative care approach and facilitate the development of best practice and education across a broad spectrum of care settings to enhance the experience of end of life.

 You will have the opportunity to be part of a visionary team and work in an environment, which supports and values individuals.  You will play a key role in education, development and facilitation of clinical practice.  You will be part of an organisation that works collaboratively with partners across geographic and professional boundaries, across multiple care settings and communities – transforming end of life experience and care.

 The EoLP’s main office base is near Crewe, Cheshire with additional teaching and office bases in other locations across Cheshire

 The EoLP is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, religion or belief.

The role:

 This role will be responsible for development, production and promotion of a range of information and analytical services.

 The post holder will be passionate about improving outcomes in healthcare, and work with leads to deliver information and analysis that will enable transformation and improvement in quality and service delivery.

The post holder will support multiple projects concurrently via data manipulation, apply their intelligence and knowledge to create insight, understanding and be capable of genuine statistical techniques, health economics and modelling.

The post holder will extract data from source systems, manipulate and analyse it and present the findings to individuals or groups of stakeholders. At times it may be necessary to provide specialist advice and guidance on information, informatics and analytics matters.

 About you:

 You will have:

•            Significant demonstrable experience of working in an NHS and/or social care information management environment

•            In depth knowledge and understanding of NHS and public health datasets and sources

•            Excellent knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques

•            Knowledge and understanding of data quality issues

•            Sound experience of manipulating and interpreting large datasets, and performing complex statistical analysis

•            Demonstrable experience and knowledge of NHS, population and public health information systems

 You will 

•            Be highly numerate

•            Have excellent interpersonal skills

•            Ability to manipulate, analyse and interpret data at an expert level

•            Ability to use MS Office applications for project management, communications, analysis, report writing and presentations

•            Sound understanding of data extraction and statistical analysis techniques

•            Have ability to write SQL and VBA scripts to extract data from corporate and other systems.

•            Ability to communicate complex issues simply, clearly and succinctly orally, in writing and visually to individuals and large groups of all levels and backgrounds

•            Ability to develop methods of information presentation relevant to current tasks e.g. SQL Server Reporting Services, PowerBI

 Minimum Requirements

•            Relevant degree level or training and experience to an equivalent level.

•            Relevant training or equivalent in statistical analysis.

Salary scale

NHS (Agenda for Change) Band 7 (£38,890 - £44,503) pa (Subject to Agenda for Change job evaluation)


Hours:  37.5 hours per week (Job share considered) 

Closing date:   12th August 2021

Interview date:  Wk commencing 6th September 2021


Alison Clifford (Head of Service and Practice Development) and Carl Taylor (Information Communication Technology Manager) will be available to discuss the position informally with prospective candidates. Please contact Caroline Kirkham or Lauren Woolrich on 01270 310260 to arrange a mutually convenient time for a discussion.


Please note that if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please accept that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful



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Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

If there is a salary range and band displayed on this post the salary is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band. If this is not clearly visible on the advert the salary for this role is not Agenda for Change.

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