Are you looking for an opportunity to make a big difference to our NHS and Care Services across the South West? If so, we are seeking to recruit 9 Data and Analytics Apprentices on a 2-year Level 4 Apprenticeship Programme into our Workforce Planning Teams across the South West. This programme will give you the opportunity to develop effective data and analytical capabilities that will be used to help us to grow the NHS workforce and deliver the services we need. You will learn how to use Data Analytics and Visualisations as Information to support decision making and as such you will develop a broad skillset using Methods and Tools that are widely recognised and transferable.
Initially you will undertake a 3-month training programme to give you a foundation knowledge and skillset before gaining practical experience through placement. Your introductory training will be with the Health Education England Workforce Planning and Intelligence Team South West. Thereafter you will be placed in a planning team within an Integrated Care Board or within the Regional Team where you will be fully mentored and will receive the training and support to enable you to thrive. On completion you will have successfully completed a Level 4 Apprenticeship and will be equipped to apply for a permanent role.
Closing date for applications: 2nd September 2022
Shortlisting: 5th – 9th September 2022
Interviews: W/c 12th September 2022
Main duties of the job
As a Data Analyst Apprentice, you will work within a Workforce Planning & Intelligence Team across the South West. This role is intended as a learning role and is designed to give the post holder a wide exposure to data analytics and a general informatics environment as they progress through the apprenticeship. The post holder will undertake an initial training package under the direction of the Health Education England Workforce Planning team followed by a mentored placements in either a Regional or Integrated Care Board Planning Team.
Key Responsibilities Include:
• Providing an information service to all parts of the organisation by analysing data and interpreting and reporting on the results.
• Undertaking complex statistical analyses requiring accuracy, attention to detail and frequent, prolonged periods of concentration.
• Communicating analytical and statistical matters to non-analytical/statistical professionals, offering advice, and persuading them on statistical techniques to be used.
• Dealing with statistical and analytical queries, assessing whether analyses are robust e.g., investigating data anomalies identified during analyses, instigating corrective action as required.
• Providing reports and documentation suitable for managers and senior managers throughout the organisation and external organisations.
These roles are funded by Health Education England (HEE) through grant funding provided to Cornwall Training Hub within Kernow Health Community Interest Company, to develop analysts which are able to support the workforce planning agenda across the health and care systems throughout the South West of England. You will be employed by Kernow Health CIC but will be hosted by HEE under a Portfolio Agreement and sit within the HEE Workforce Planning and Intelligence Team, which will provide the leadership and training for these roles. HEE provides leadership for the education and training system throughout England. It ensures that the shape and skills of the future health and public health workforce evolves to sustain high quality outcomes for patients in the face of demographic and technological change. HEE ensures that the workforce has the right skills, behaviours, and training, and is available in the right numbers, to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and drive improvements through supporting healthcare providers and clinicians to take greater responsibility for planning and commissioning education and training.
The role will be home-based with occasional office attendance with either the Health Education England Workforce Planning and Intelligence Team, or at any one of our 7 Integrated Care Boards.