Remote working (anywhere in the UK)About The Job
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join out Quality and Clinical Governance team as a Data Analyst. The post holder will provide high quality support to the team within the Health Equity & Clinical Governance Directorate of UKHSA. The Health Equity and Clinical Governance Directorate comprises of 4 divisional areas; Health Equity & Inclusion Health, Clinical Governance & Medical Revalidation, Public Health Clinical Response and Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals.
The post holder will coordinate all key performance indicator (KPI) data feeds and insights into an HPG&Q dashboard and performance report. This work involves supporting and guiding HP Data Analysts across UKHSA to articulate their performance. It will also involve the further development of the HPG&Q dashboard, performance report and KPIs. There will also be opportunities to present performance findings to a range of Boards and senior colleagues.
UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) offers hybrid working – this means that whilst the role will be based in one of our offices, there will be opportunities for an element of working from home. UKHSA have office locations across the UK (Leeds, Manchester, Totnes, London, Horsham, Cardiff, Bristol, Nottingham, Harlow, Liverpool, Fareham, Gloucester, Newcastle, and Birmingham) You will be asked to express a location preference during the application process.
The balance between home and workplace working is to be agreed with the line manager, determined primarily by business needs and in line with departmental policy.
*Please be aware that this role can only be worked from within the UK and not overseas. Relocation expenses are not available.*Working Pattern –
Full Time, Part Time, Job Share, Flexible Working, Hybrid WorkingJob Description
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities, and duties:
- Take responsibility for co-ordinating the operational delivery of the Health Protection (HP) performance dashboard for UKHSA, advising the HP leads on KPIs and performance reporting
- Provide operational feedback to the HP Performance Programme Manager to support development of long-term strategies to establish, maintain high quality standards and drive processes for HP performance management.
- Take responsibility for overall data management, overseeing data collection methods and practices for the HP teams.
- Provide expertise and guidance for Senior Data Analysts in other HP teams on complex cases, liaising with stakeholders as necessary, and on more complex requests for data interpretation and presentation.
- Obtain, validate, analyse and interpret data on HP Quality from multiple sources.
- Present data on HP Quality for different audiences and purposes, and in different media, as appropriate, refining data for local reporting requirements.
- Build strong, multi-disciplinary relationships with HP Leads and teams, seeking advice and input to ensure quality assurance of the data.
- Support implementation and maintenance of a secure and robust Information Governance framework for the HP PowerBI dashboard, advising others of any issues or risks.
- Oversee the work of HP data administrator partners, setting priorities and allocating work to ensure that deadlines are met.
- Act as lead operational expert on performance reporting within the HP arena
- Develop and maintain accurate, in-depth working knowledge of HP performance and KPIs and be prepared to advise on it.
The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary.Person specification
It is important through your application and Statement of Suitability of 1000 words that you give evidence and examples of proven experience of each of criteria outlined, please see attached job description for full list.Essential
- Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience
- Skills in critical appraisal, data analysis and interpretation.
- Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, whilst meeting deadlines/under pressure.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to translate ideas into action.
- Ability to write clearly, present data and information, in a variety of formats, to a high standard.
- A bility to establish effective working relationships, both internally and externally, with a range of colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of seniority.
- Ability to adhere to strict observation of data governance issues and data protection legislation
- An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships, both in terms of day-to-day working practices, but also in relation to management systems
- Degree or equivalent with strong mathematical or statistical component. Higher degree and/or qualification related to health information or statistics, or demonstrating an ability to handle and analyse data
- Experience of accessing and managing routine data sets.
- Experience in the use of statistical methodologies for interpreting and understanding data sets.
- Healthcare & clinical knowledge
For more information on UKHSA please visit: UK Health Security Agency - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)Benefits
- Learning and development tailored to your role
- An environment with flexible working options
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
- A civil service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%
- Range of health and wellbeing support
Any move to UKHSA from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at Childcare Choices , 30 Hours Free Childcare, Tax-Free Childcare and More , Help with Costs , GOV.UKThings you need to know
Selection process details
STAGE 1 - APPLICATION & SIFT:
You will be required to complete an application form and submit a statement of suitability (1000 words max). This will be assessed in line with the advertised essential criteria – please do provide evidence of how you meet this.
If you are successful at this stage, you will progress to an interview.STAGE 2 – INTERVIEW
This competition will involve an interview by video.
As part of the process, candidates will be invited to interview which will involve an in-depth discussion of your previous experience and professional competence in relation to the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Candidates will also be asked to participate in a session where they will be required to prepare and deliver a 5-minute presentation to the panel. This will be followed by a question-and-answer segment. The presentation will be designed to assess each candidate’s experience in line with the requirements of the role. Full details will be provided prior to the interview.Expected Timeline:
23:55hrs on the 22nd of November 2023 – late applications will not be considered. Once this job has closed, the job advert will no longer be available. You may want to save a copy for your records.Shortlist:
From 27th of NovemberInterviews:
w/c 4th December
Please note these dates could be subject to change.Eligibility Criteria
Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants)
Appointments to roles within UKHSA will be made in accordance with the Civil Service nationality rules. These can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nationality-rules This job is broadly open to the following groups:
- UK nationals
- Nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
- Nationals of the Republic of Ireland
- Nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
- Relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
- Relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
- Certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's Recruitment Principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS)
for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
The Civil Service welcomes applications from people who have recently left prison or have an unspent conviction. Read more about prison leaver recruitment : Prison leaver recruitment , Civil Service Careers (civil-service-careers.gov.uk) .Security clearance level requirement
Successful candidates must pass a Disclosure and Barring Security Check. Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is Basic Personnel Security Standard. People working with government assets must complete Basic Personnel Security Standard checks.
For posts on UKHSA Civil Service terms and conditions, new entrants to the Civil Service are expected to start on the minimum of the pay band. For existing Civil Servants and roles advertised across government, the rules of transfer apply, i.e., level transfers move on current salary or the pay range minimum, transfers on promotion move to new pay range minimum or receive a 10% increase. Either case is determined by whichever is the highest.Please Note
This role is to be appointed under Civil Service Terms & Conditions. Full details on the T&C’s are found https://www.ukhsa.reed.com/
Are you already a civil servant, or employed by a Civil Service Commission accredited public body? Please state home department on your application form.
Do you meet the nationality requirements for this post? https://www.ukhsa.reed.com/
The law requires that selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit on the basis of fair and open competition as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's Recruitment Principles. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles, and you wish to make a complaint, in the first instance, you should contact UKHSA Public Accountability Unit via email: Complaints1@ukhsa.gov.uk. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from the Department, you can contact the Civil Service Commission: Visit the Civil Service Commission website.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.Security
Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.
People working with government assets must complete baseline personnel security standard (opens in new window) checks.Nationality Requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
- UK nationals
- nationals of the Republic of Ireland
- nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
- nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities with settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window)
- nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities who have made a valid application for settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
- individuals with limited leave to remain or indefinite leave to remain who were eligible to apply for EUSS on or before 31 December 2020
- Turkish nationals, and certain family members of Turkish nationals, who have accrued the right to work in the Civil Service
Further information on nationality requirements (opens in a new window)Working for the Civil Service
The Civil Service Code (opens in a new window) sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (opens in a new window) .
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.Apply and further information
This vacancy is part of the Great Place to Work for Veterans (opens in a new window) initiative.
The Civil Service welcomes applications from people who have recently left prison or have an unspent conviction. Read more about prison leaver recruitment (opens in new window) .
Once this job has closed, the job advert will no longer be available. You may want to save a copy for your records.Contact point for applicants
Job contact :
- Name : Chloe Britten-Austin
- Email : UKHSA.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Email : UKHSA.email@example.com