The starting salary for this role is £45,734 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
Surrey County Council has an ambitious vision for data analytics to support service transformation. To deliver our 2030 Community Vision and the Surrey Health and Wellbeing Strategy, we are committed to changing and radically improving the council's culture, approach and performance, putting residents' current and future needs first. The Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team (PHIIT) are active participants in delivering this analytic vision.
The Public Health Department in Surrey is forward-looking with a strong focus on innovation to deliver improvements to the health and wellbeing of our county's population. The successful applicant will be part of the Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team which provides intelligence to inform Public Health and system partners in addressing local health needs and reducing health inequalities, regularly collaborating with a wide variety of analytic partners to deliver joint intelligence. We are a team committed to providing a stimulating environment within which to work, and to providing development opportunities that will help you excel in your career through formal training, education, shadowing, and on-the-job learning.
About the role
We are looking for a Public Health Intelligence Manager to join our Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team to provide specialist public health advice to improve the health and wellbeing of the population and reduce health inequalities in Surrey.
We know exactly who we are looking for and are keen to hear from all those who support our way of working and can meet the requirements of the job description. You will be passionate about the use of advanced analytics as evidence within needs assessments as they will lead on specific areas of Surrey’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. They will thrive on the coaching and development of staff as they will be directly line managing a small number of analysts. You will also enjoy balancing a variety of responsibilities and priorities as your work will be a blend of analysis, reporting, project management and line management; and will focus on a mix of geographical areas, population cohort groups and health and wellbeing issues.
You will be supportive of our scriptable and reproducible approach to data processing and intelligence reporting. You will be strong at working with at least one software or application that supports this approach, such as R, Python or SQL. You will also have experience of using Tableau for data visualisation
You will be able to demonstrate experience of designing and specifying complex analyses using a range of methodologies relevant to the analysis of healthcare and public health data. You will also be able to demonstrate how your previous work has helped shape commissioning and wider decision-making.
You will have experience of drawing together diverse sources of information to provide data analysis, interpretation, and presentation, preferably in public health or healthcare. We are looking for someone with strong quantitative research skills and some experience or knowledge of using qualitative methodologies. You will need to provide specialised advice on public health intelligence and statistics and be willing to develop qualitative work that may involve analysing the views of local communities and organisations.
You should have a good understanding of the wider determinants of health.
You should look forward to collaborative working and developing partnerships with a range of stakeholders including those in the NHS, Local Authorities and the Community and Voluntary Sector. You will work with these key stakeholders to obtain, analyse, explain, and publish information which contributes to our understanding of factors that influence health and wellbeing, and health inequalities, in Surrey.
You will need experience of presenting to a range of different audiences, and be happy to present on behalf of the Public Health Intelligence and Insight Team
About the organisation
Our values are important to us and as a team member, you will understand the importance of and be comfortable in leading by example when it comes to displaying these through your work and actions. From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary-related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits, you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.
Surrey County Council's headquarters are based in Woodhatch Place, Reigate, however the work assigned could see the post holder working from any of our sites across the county and so the ability to travel is a requirement of the role.
We offer flexible working and are currently transitioning towards a hybrid working model.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 14/07/2022.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 01/08/2022.
For more information, please find attached a full job profile. To arrange an informal chat, please feel free to contact Tom Bourne, Public Health Analyst Team Lead, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If this role interests you, then we want to hear from you. Apply by uploading your CV and a personal statement (up to 1500 words) providing evidence of how you meet the role profile. Please note that if applying through NHS Jobs, then you will be given the option to upload a CV only - include your personal statement as a continuation of your CV.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.