Information Analyst

22128.00 - 28746.00 GBP Annual
17 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have vacancies and spaces on the Information Analysis & Statistics Profession waiting list for analysts and data scientists to explore, analyse and investigate data, producing statistics that will help to improve the health and social care service.

Appointable candidates will be placed on the waiting list for 1 year from date of interview and we will be in touch to process references when we are able to offer a role, be it permanent or FTC. We welcome applications for people looking for secondments.

For permanent appointments you will be placed in an initial assignment (typically 1-2 years) and will then move to a different part of the organisation to further develop your skills and knowledge.

Information about the varied and interesting assignments where members of the Information Analysis & Statistics Profession can be placed is in the attached document "NHSDigital_IAandS_Supporting Information".

About You

You will have a proven ability to analyse and interpret data and to produce statistical reports utilising a range of media. Highly numerate, you will successfully complete our application tests and be able to fully demonstrate our organisational values during the competency based interview process.

Some of our roles are more statistical and form part of the Government Statistical Service professional group. Candidates will demonstrate a high level of statistical expertise and awareness of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics (issued by the UK Statistics Authority) for these posts and will need to pass a Government Statistical Service test.

How to Apply

Applications for these posts are being accepted on an ongoing basis. There is no closing date for these vacancies (subject to the volume of suitable applications received).

The applications will be reviewed every two weeks. You will receive acknowledgment of your application being reviewed when this has taken place. Please be aware that this may mean you will have to wait up to 14 days to receive a response to your application.

All applicants will be invited to take an online numerical assessment. You will be asked to complete the assessment within one week.

We will let you know if you have been unsuccessful at this test stage within five working days of your test results being received by us. Should you be unsuccessful you will not be eligible to re-apply for the vacancies within three months of your most recent application.

If you are successful at this test stage the next step will be for your application form to be reviewed and assessed. Only then will candidates be contacted to inform them that they have been successful in moving to the interview stage.

Please ensure that your application form demonstrates how you meet the NHS Digital values and each of the criteria set out on the person specification.

You should aim to provide specific examples that demonstrate how your knowledge and experience matches each of the criteria and which describe what your role was in achieving a specific result.

It will also benefit the selection panel if you can be clear which particular evidence you provide relates to which criteria.

Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis. You will be notified of the interview date shortly after confirmation of the successful completion of the online numerical test.

We welcome applications from previous interviewed candidates who can evidence suitable development has been undertaken since the last interview.

** All correspondence regarding numerical testing and invitation to interview will be sent via the e-mail address provided on the application form. Please ensure you check your junk e-mail folder regularly in case any urgent correspondence has been filtered into this folder**