Public Health Intelligence Analyst (Apprentice): North East and Yorkshire

Organisation: Public Health England: LKIS North East and Yorkshire
Location: York or Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Grade: HEO
Salary: £28,588 to £35,612 a year
Job Type: Apprenticeship- 42 months
Working pattern: Full time
Closing date: 18 May 2021

Job overview:

As a Public Health Analyst, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for delivering an effective Health Intelligence service supporting public health delivery in a specific area of England. The role of the Health Intelligence service as a whole is to enable other users in different agencies, both statutory and voluntary, to access and use appropriate public health datasets and analyses to support and empower their own functions; provide analysis which improve our understanding of health and the factors which influence health within the local area; and work in partnership with other organisations to ensure we influence the way information is used in policy and strategy development.

Main duties of the job:

Your main duties will include developing, quality assuring, promoting and disseminating public health focused health intelligence outputs, products and reports, in line with the national business plan and/or in response to local requirements. These will: monitor and interpret trends and variations in public health indicators and outcomes; support planning and evaluation of health and wellbeing services; and consider the impact of risk factors on the incidence of poor health.

Job responsibilities:

As part of the Public Health Analyst role you will also complete an integrated BSc (Hons) degree in Data Science in conjunction with a Level 6 Data Scientist apprenticeship.

Data Science is a broad field spanning maths and statistics, software engineering and communications.

Course modules can include Programming Concepts, Database Design, Web Development, Networking, Business Intelligence, Data Presentation and Visualisation, Statistical Methods, Software Engineering.

Apprenticeships will be completed at a chosen host university. Course fees and protected time for study will be included as part of the role. Some travel will be required. PHE reserves the right to reject applications on grounds of ESFA funding regulations.

For further information, including the full job description plus essential and desirable criteria for applying, please see the vacancy details on NHS Jobs. Please contact Dr Caroline Wright for any help with your application.

Last modified: Wed, 12 May 2021 14:15:07 BST