Data Scientist

Location: London WC1N

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Data Scientist for the GOSH Digital Research Environment (DRE)

GOSH is at the forefront of using new and innovative technologies in the clinical treatment of patients and a Research and Innovation Platform was seen as essential to support the Trust’s role nationally and internationally as a Biomedical Research Centre.

The Trust has implemented and deployed the Aridhia Research and Innovation Platform (research platform) to provide a rich source of data for audit, research and operations and allow us to keep pace with our peers regarding recruitment to clinical trials. The research platform forms the core of the Trust’s Digital Research Environment (DRE) and will enable GOSH to capitalise on future digital developments such as artificial intelligence and advanced clinical decision support, underpinning research studies and improving Trust operational processes for many years to come.

The Data Scientist will be a member of the DRE Team with a primary focus on further optimisation and enhancements of the research platform and overall DRE for data analytics in research, clinical audits and operational projects, as well as undertaking data science projects and supporting users with data analytics. The role will also support the implementation of associated data analytics systems.

We are seeking a team player with a flexible approach to work who wishes to join us at this truly exciting time as we embark on the next phase of GOSH’s ambitious digital transformation programme. The successful applicant will ideally have experience of setting up and managing data science capability and an excellent knowledge of advanced data science methods. We welcome applicants with or without an NHS background, combined with a genuine interest in supporting advanced research and achieving operational and financial improvements using the GOSH DRE.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Natassa Spiridou

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust uses the TRAC recruitment system to manage our recruitment campaigns. Your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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