Job description

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist with an interest in Operational Research to join our Data Science team.

The Team Is a Member Of Or Provides Support To a Wide Range Of Services Including

The position sits within the Somerset Integrated Care System collaboration hub, meaning a unique opportunity to explore a wide range of healthcare data subject areas such as Acute Care, Mental Health, Primary Care, Population Health, and Community Care.

  • South West Analysts & Infrastructure for Healthcare (SWAIH),
  • The Health Service Modelling Associates (HSMA),
  • Peninsula Collaboration for Health Operational Research and Data Science (PenCHORD)
  • Great Western Secure Data Environment (GWSDE).
  • Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA)

You'll play a lead role in providing Data Science services contributing and leading on research through our academic partnerships and directly to initiatives that improve patient outcomes, operational efficiency and the quality of services delivered for the population of Somerset.

The Trust has invested in providing the right tools to enable you to reach your potential including a dedicated collaborative Data Science IDE environment (DataLore) which supports Jupyter notebooks, a local instance (DataSpell) supporting SQL, R, Python and Julia, Plotly Dash Enterprise to create dedicated Data Science applications for your work, GitHub for source control and open-source applications such as PostgreSQL, Apache, DrawIO and Anaconda.

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan – there is truly something for everyone!

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Andy Mayne Job title: Head of Data Science Email address:

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