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Data Analyst Apprentice – Kernow Health CIC

Hours: 37.5 hours a week
Salary: £20,330 per year
Closing date: 02/09/2022

Summary

Job summary

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.

About us

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.

Job responsibilities

Engaging People/Key Working Relationships

• Reports to a Senior Analyst who will act as a mentor during the apprenticeship.

• Collaborates with other staff within the Workforce Planning & Intelligence team (South).

• Presents technical, complex, and sensitive information to non-technical colleagues and customers who often have conflicting requirements and priorities.

• Works on own initiative to tight and often changing timescales.

• Is a good communicator with excellent writing, report writing and presentation skills; capable of constructing and delivering clear ideas and concepts concisely and accurately for diverse audiences.

Delivering Results/Functional Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the team, expanding on knowledge, skills and experience within their personal professional development plan, the post holder is responsible for:

• 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.

• Establishing deadlines and provide on-going communication of progress to keep projects on track and on time.

• Providing reports and documentation suitable for managers and senior managers throughout the organisation and external organisations.

• Proactively identifying and managing data and information risks and issues to support decision making

• Deputising for other members of the team when required

Management and Leadership

The post holder is responsible for:

• Providing training, advice, and support where necessary

• Taking responsibility for meeting their own objectives and development needs

• Seeking feedback form others about work to help identify their own development needs

• To represent the team at meetings as required

• Manage their own work in a timely manner

• Engendering trust and confidence and demonstrating integrity in the provision of advice and support

Setting Direction and Service Improvement

The post holder will:

• Developing an enterprise-wide level understanding of business processes and issues affecting information systems within Health Education England

• Maintaining a high level of technical knowledge in all areas of Analytical Intelligence theory and technology.

• Regularly undertaking audits and research to support the development of the analytical intelligence service e.g., audits of data quality, developing methodologies for the analysis and interpretation of data.

• Maintaining awareness of their personal development requirements and actively seeks development opportunities for themselves

• Providing developmental assistance to Information Analyst colleagues within the team through quality checking, advice, and support.

• Carry out market research to look at off-shelf packages/tools and latest technologies

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To apply for this job please contact:

Simon Fuller (Head of Workforce Planning and Intelligence for HEE)

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