Location: City Hall
Job type: Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £28672 - £31346
Job reference: 2193
Hours: Full Time
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The Public Health Intelligence team produce and analyse a range of statistical information to assist the wider Public Health team and Leicester City Council in working towards agreed targets and objectives for improving the health of the population and reducing health inequalities.
We are looking for a Public Health Intelligence Analyst to work closely with the Intelligence Manager and Senior Intelligence Analysts to analyse, interpret and communicate the results of analysis through written reports and verbal presentations to specialist and non-specialist groups as well as guide and advise others in their decision making process based on sound evidence. This includes presenting complex statistical concepts and detailed information in a format that is accessible to the various audiences.
Based at City Hall, you will work across to the City to attend meetings with key stakeholders and may be required to work outside of normal office hours.
As an Intelligence Analyst, you will access, maintain and interpret a broad range of complex information on health and its determinants, using appropriate statistical and epidemiological methodologies as well as local, regional or national sources. Using your proficient IT skills and high level of communication skills, you will use effective data visualisation techniques and infographics providing guidance and training for colleagues in Public Health and the wider council, such as graduate project officers, public health project officers and public health registrars in the specialist areas of data analysis and interpretation. Furthermore, you will maintain and support development of visualisation software ensuring that there is user-friendly access to a comprehensive system of geographically based information on the local population. You will also support specific areas of work e.g. Health and Wellbeing Survey, Health needs assessments, and Health Equity Audits.
With proven experience in public health information management and analysis; providing and receiving complex information, querying and extracting data, using statistical and epidemiological techniques and producing reports and interpretation, you will also have experience of undertaking health needs assessments, health equity audits and other applied public health techniques. Having experience in effectively communicating management/ statistical /technical /progress information in presentations and reports, you will be able to develop and maintain spreadsheets and database applications for own use, team or other colleagues. Using good organisation skills, you will be able to able to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks. With tenacity and a creative approach, you will be able to analyse complex data/information problems and provide effective solutions.
If the above sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!
Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.
Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.
For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Gurjeet Rajania, Senior Public Health Analyst by email to Gurjeet.Rajania@leicester.gov.uk or call 0116 454 3176
1 Full-time, Fixed Term post for 12 months
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As the unitary authority for the largest city in the East Midlands, at Leicester City Council we’re committed to using our creativity and drive to improve the lives of the 348,000 people who call Leicester home. We take decisions that affect people across our city every day in areas from social services and housing to roads and leisure facilities.
From transport and education to major developments and improvements. From attracting businesses to Leicester, creating jobs for our people through to encouraging investments. Join us and you’ll help to improve the lives of everyone who lives and works in Leicester.