Current opportunities:

Public Health Analyst

Location – Victory House, Balliol Business Park or any accommodation as directed by the PCC
Accountable to – VRU Public Health Specialist
Contract Type – Permanent
Hours – Full Time
Salary Range – Grade J – £45,948 – £50,019
Closing Date – 07/05/2024

The Role

To lead analytical development and capability of the VRU work with partners in Public Health and Police.  This will include line management and oversight of a team of analysts relevant to the role in reducing serious violence.  This includes quality assurance of VRU and Police Analytical support. The production of the annual Strategic Needs Assessment to ensure it provides high quality public health data analysis, and intelligence that will inform partners to target resources across Northumbria.  Overseeing any evaluation, performance management, equity audit, equity impact assessment to enable the effective delivery of the outcomes of the Violence Reduction Unit.

What do I need?

  • Postgraduate qualification or equivalent experience in a public health or research/analytical related field
  • Highly numerate with highly developed analytical skills to present complex and/or sensitive information clearly
  • Knowledge of public health and demographic data sources and datasets
  • An understanding of health inequalities and the social determinants
  • Knowledge concerning statistical techniques and procedures relevant to the analysis and interpretation of health data sets, such as standardisation, confidence intervals, statistical process control.
  • A high level of skill in interpreting various datasets with use of good problem-solving ability
  • Good oral and written communication skills and an ability to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience of working with large complex datasets

For further information please see the role profile.

Vacancy Contact

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