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Data Scientist

Job Reference: 413-31062-MH

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Outcomes Unit
Clinical Outcomes Unit - E00404, Manchester
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in South Manchester is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe and an international leader in cancer research and development. On 12th October 2018 The Christie NHS Foundation Trust was once again rated as Outstanding by the health regulator becoming the first specialist trust in the country to be given their highest accolade twice.

The Christie values diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all and fair representation across the organisation at all levels. In support of these commitments, we welcome applications from Black, Asian and other ethnic minority people for this post.

An exciting opportunity has come up in The Analytics Team within Digital Services at The Christie Hospital in Manchester.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to work with our Statisticians and Analysts to provide insight from The Christie's data landscape to improve clinical outcomes.

The successful candidate should be able to:

  • Utilise programming languages or Analytical packages to provide desired outcomes/insights
  • Liaise with Clinicians to define specification/outcome
  • Write SQL queries to extract data specification
  • Perform summary statistics and provide insight into data quality and data provenance
  • Present results of analysis in a clear and concise manner across a variety of mediums
  • Perform critical analysis of technology innovations and outcomes methodology
  • Have a supervisory role for innovation projects

This is an extremely rewarding position with the scope to make positive changes in a world renowned organisation.

For further details / informal visits contact: Alex Garbett, Head of Analytics on 0161 918 7262 and 07469377668 or

The closing date for this post may be extended if there are insufficient applicants or brought forward if there is a high volume of applicants.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy

All positions within the Christie are subject to the receipt of satisfactory written references, medical clearance, and evidence of your Right to Work in the UK. Some roles will require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Applicants invited to attend for interview will again be made aware of this at the point of invitation. Please note if you are successfully appointed to a post with this Trust, you will be required to pay for your own DBS Disclosure.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, I regret that on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.

The Inter-Authority Transfer (IAT) process is a critical and beneficial component of ESR and will form part of the recruitment process. In the event that you are successful following interview your previous NHS employment data, if applicable will be transferred from your current / most recent employer.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply for this position and who would require immigration sponsorship, may wish to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.

For all staff employed after 1st June 2018, the contractual terms and conditions of employment make the flu vaccination a mandatory requirement please see addiditional conformation sheet

You should be aware the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy and therefore employees are not permitted to smoke at work.

As an employer, The Trust values equality, diversity and inclusion.

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