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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/09/2019.

Junior Information Analyst

Job Reference: 344-1819CSK

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Information Team
Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum

Are you a conscientious individual? Do you have good attention to detail and competent IT skills? The Information Team are looking for someone to join their innovative team as a Junior Information Analyst. The Information Team have developed a reputation for putting Information in the hands of those who need it, and the role of data has never been so prominent in meeting the complex challenges of modern healthcare.

You'll be given responsibility for ensuring information reports are having an impact, telling operational teams what they need to know in order to take action affecting individual patients.

You'll identify gaps in our information provision and work to develop solutions to enable evidence-based decision making. From walking patient pathways to understand flows, to working on improvement projects alongside clinical staff, you'll solve problems and communicate these findings clearly to the organisation through a variety of different platforms.

Providing insight to these problems will need;

  • A commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • Good communication skills
  • An ability to manage your own time to ensure reporting is delivered and workflows completed
  • Decent technical skills, and an ability to problem solve

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information, or to arrange a conversation to discuss this vacancy, please contact Michael Straight, Information Lead for unplanned care (

There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.

We’ll close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.

We have a relocation policy for eligible candidates, promote flexible working and we are an inclusive employer.

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