NHS Information Analyst
Oxford (1 day per month on site)
£35,000 - £37,000 per annum
The successful candidate will be expected to develop, produce and interpret the information needed by the Trust for both internal and external use in supporting and developing its business aims, and in meeting statutory reporting requirements.
The role will include developing, producing, and presenting management information for use by the Trust; providing ad hoc reporting in response to requests for information by users, including Freedom of Information requests; timely and accurate reporting to external bodies on the Trust’s performance in line with national definitions.
The post holder will work closely within the Corporate Information Team to cover a broad workload at all times. They will be expected to develop expertise in specific subject areas, and a comprehensive understanding of the departments work. They will be expected to liaise closely with colleagues within the department and the wider trust in order to meet the organisation’s reporting needs.
A key element in this role will be to demonstrate decision making to the benefit of the Trust and wider team in leading on the delivery of projects, and being able to progress on your own initiative.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- To provide specialist advice within the team and to the Trust as a whole in the interrogation, analysis and presentation of data from all of the relevant sources within the Trust. This will include advising on local and national datasets, definitions and systems e.g. NHS Data Dictionary and Commissioning Data Sets (CDS)
- To lead on specified areas of the performance & reporting agenda to provide operational and management reports. This will involve working closely with services for that area and the wider team. To be responsible for leading on projects within a report development life-cycle
- To respond to Ad-Hoc requests for information from end users. This will involve communication with the user to understand their requirements. The post holder will be able to explain their results to end users with a level of detail and technical information appropriate to the situation. This work will need to be managed to ensure a timely response to all requests, with appropriate escalation within the department when issues arise
- To design, develop and support routine reports to be accessed directly by end users. This will primarily be done using tools such as, but not limited to, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Excel, and Tableau
- To maintain and review robust procedure notes for all routine work, and to ensure that these are shared within the team to ensure adequate cover
NHS Information Analyst