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Senior Public Health Analyst

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full Time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
19/06/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/06/2020 23:59
Salary:
£32,878 - £35,934
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Environmental Health/Services
Vacancy ID:
106214
Employment Location:
Council offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF
Post Number:
CAH.SGC1742.WW

Job details 

Closing date:
29 Jun


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH ANALYST
Salary: £32,878 - £35,934pa (pro rata)
Fixed Term Contract until 31/3/21
37 hours a week (duty rota and out of hours cover for which there will be an additional payment)

HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE AS A SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH ANALYST:
In this varied unique role, you will be working within a newly created team of professionals to anticipate, prevent and identify COVID-19 cases in South Gloucestershire. You will be part of a team who will oversee and implement the Local Outbreak Management Plan for South Gloucestershire and along with others in the evidence, performance and intelligence team will provide the analytical support to this function.

Using your high-level problem-solving skills you will obtain, analyse, interpret, and publish information relating to COVID-19. Your input will be invaluable into the process of understanding the data flows, determining priorities for action, assisting a wider understanding of the characteristics of the local population impacted and actively disseminating the findings of a wide range of analysis, iidentifying, investigating and resolving problems with data quality.

WHAT DOES A TYPICAL DAY LOOK LIKE?
• You will lead the production and development of a number of statistical /information services and obtain, analyse, interpret and publish information relating to COVID-19
• Provide specialised advice on epidemiology, health intelligence, health data sets, research, survey design and questionnaire design.
• Prepare and contribute to reports, which will vary in length and complexity, ranging from informal summaries to detailed comprehensive reports, summarising these reports and disseminate their findings
• Support a joint research work programme to increase the number of decisions made across all Council departments, partner agencies and the wider community which are grounded in valid intelligence and resources are appropriately targeted to local needs.
• Contribute to the specialist Public Health advice provided to South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group through the Core Offer
• Communicate, establish and maintain relationships with agencies relating to the project, members of the Public Health Team, Public Health England Health protection team and a range of other groups or individuals seeking help, advice or information on epidemiology, statistics, statistical methods, research, survey and/or questionnaire design related to public health
Please see full job description attached.

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
You will have a relevant professional or equivalent degree level qualification or you will have equivalent relevant experience.
Have significant working knowledge and experience within an organisation, delivering similar services with extensive knowledge and be able to demonstrate your contributing to developing processes, procedures and projects.
Good analytical, numeracy and reasoning skills, able to understand and interpret complex data and provide solutions and recommendations to achieve appropriate outcomes, with good report writing skills.
Well-developed interpersonal skills for persuading, influencing and be able to build relationships and communicate effectively with customers.
Able to work flexibly, cope with competing demands through good time management and work under pressure.
Experience in monitoring and reporting on budgets, financial information and resources. Good level of general IT skills and the ability to use appropriate specialist in-house software packages.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.
• we're building and shaping communities which people are proud of
• We’re providing essential services across our internal network to ensure we can fully support our community.
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.
We’re making a difference: be part of it!

If, after having read the job summary you would like to discuss this post, please contact Jacqui Offer , Specialist Public Heath Manager on 01454 863547

Closing Date: Monday 29th June 2020
Interview to take place: 6th/7th July 2020

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