The starting salary for this role is £46,634 per annum, based on a 36 hour working week.
Surrey County Council has an ambitious vision for data analytics to support service transformation. To deliver our 2030 Community Vision and the Surrey Health and Wellbeing Strategy, we are committed to changing and radically improving the council's culture, approach and performance; putting residents' current and future needs first. The Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team (PHIIT) are active participants in delivering this analytic vision.
The Public Health Department in Surrey is forward-looking with a strong focus on innovation to deliver improvements to the health and wellbeing of our county's population. In this position, you will be part of the Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team which provides intelligence to inform Public Health and system partners in addressing local health needs and reducing health inequalities; regularly collaborating with a wide variety of analytic partners to deliver joint intelligence. We are a team committed to providing a stimulating environment within which to work, and to providing development opportunities that will help you excel in your career through formal training, education, shadowing and on-the-job learning.
About the Role
In response to a thriving public health analytics programme, we are looking for a Public Health Intelligence Manager to join our expanding Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team.
We know exactly who we are looking for and are keen to hear from all those who support our way of working and can meet the requirements of the job description attached below. You will be passionate about the use of advanced analytics as evidence within needs assessments as they will lead on specific areas of Surrey's Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. You will thrive on the coaching and development of staff as, in time, you will be directly line managing a small number of analysts.
You will also enjoy balancing a variety of responsibilities and priorities as your work will be a blend of analysis, reporting, project management and line management; and will focus on a mix of geographical areas, population cohort groups and health and wellbeing issues.
You will be supportive of our scriptable and reproducible approach to data processing and intelligence reporting. You will also be strong at working with at least one software or application that supports this approach, such as R, Python or SQL. You should also have experience of using Tableau for data visualisation
You should be able to demonstrate experience of designing and specifying complex analyses using a range of methodologies relevant to the analysis of healthcare and public health data. Your previous work should demonstrate how this has helped shape commissioning and wider decision-making.
Experience of drawing together diverse sources of information to provide data analysis, interpretation, and presentation, will be key in this role. We are looking for someone with strong quantitative research skills and some experience or knowledge of using qualitative methodologies. You will need to provide specialised advice on public health intelligence and statistics and be willing to develop qualitative work that may involve analysing the views of local communities and organisations. This should be coupled with a good understanding of the wider determinants of health.
You should look forward to collaborative working and developing partnerships with a range of stakeholders including those in the NHS, Local Authorities and the Community and Voluntary Sector. You will work with these key stakeholders to obtain, analyse, explain and publish information which contributes to our understanding of factors that influence health and wellbeing, and health inequalities, in Surrey. You will need experience of presenting to a range of different audiences, and be happy to present on behalf of the Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 03/10/2022.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 17/10/2022.
For an informal discussion please contact Tom Bourne by e-mail at email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.