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Data Analyst
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH02410-38164
  • Published: Fri 20/03/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 01/04/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Data Analyst

Welcome to the Integrated Adolescent Safeguarding Support Service (IASS).

We provide support that improves outcomes for children and young people between 10 and 18 years old, and up to 25 for young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

We are committed to seeing life through the eyes of young people in Havering. We promote positive language and attitudes toward young people, their networks and communities. Coproduction is at the heart of our work, and young people’s voices are at the centre of the design and delivery of our service.  

Our core aim is to safeguard children and young people who may be at risk of harm outside of family and home. In recent years, we have seen an increase in the exploitation of children and young people in Havering. We use techniques like information sharing between agencies and data analysis to identify those young people who may be at risk of exploitation. We then work with young people to protect them from harm and improve their life chances.

Our integrated service is multi-disciplinary, and made up of a dedicated team of professionals from:

  • Adolescent safeguarding team
  • Youth justice service
  • Youth Influence and Participation Service
  • Virtual school
  • Child Exploitation / Missing coordination, working across this team and Social Care
  • Clinical health posts
  • Data analysis to enable earlier identification of children vulnerable to criminal exploitation

Our preventative approach to support and intervention with young people is informed by our understanding of:

  • The impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences
  • Young people’s experiences of risk in places and people outside of family, home and school

•The power of language and relationship-based practice

Data Analyst- 1 Year Fixed term Contract/Secondment opportunity

Grade 6  £30,711 to £33,948

The Data Analyst will lead on the collection, analysis and evaluation of data to support delivery of the Council’s Adolescent Safeguarding Strategy and to monitor progress against this.

The role will support the work of the Children’s Service transformation and improvement board and the Adolescent safeguarding strategy by providing regular analysis in the form of both written and verbal presentations identifying any emerging trends.

The Data Analyst will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to maintain the council’s data warehouse, ensuring that the council has an up-to-date evidence base to support decision making and service delivery.   This will in include being the key point of contact for partners in relation to data sharing to support the Integrated Adolescent Safeguarding Services.

The Role will work closely with Group Mangers and Team Manger within the Integrated Adolescent Safeguarding Service to Provide high quality and consistent advice, support and process management in a cost effective and efficient way that positively impacts customer effectiveness, efficiency, and confidence.

You will have a Sound working knowledge of relevant statistical analysis software, databases, spreadsheets and geographical information systems (GIS) mapping software.

You will have experience in providing high quality research and analysis to a range of audiences in the fields of Community Safety, Crime, Youth Offending, Education or Children’s Services.

Experience of multi-agency working, preferably with some experience of working with the Police and Police data sources.

You will have a high level of computer literacy and will have a high advanced use of spreadsheets, GIS mapping and presentational software.

Your knowledge of current legislation will be up to date and current.

Your problem solving skills will support in developing and creative and innovate solutions, allied with an ability to respond to change.

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please note the CV's will not be accepted

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Gouge on 01708 431967

 The closing date for the receipt of applications is. Tuesday 31st March 2020  however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

 You will be notified if your application has been successful. Interviews are scheduled for

 Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 0203 373 0909.