Are you impact-focused, ambitious and ready for a challenge?
Would you like to make a difference to the lives of young people and their families through impactful data analysis?
About the role:
The Commissioning division within the Children, Families and Lifelong Learning Directorate is driving change and innovation with a relentless focus on improving outcomes for the children, young people and families of Surrey. At the heart of what we aim to achieve is the ambition to develop a deeper understanding of our communities, the challenges they face, their strengths, assets, and aspirations, so we can work with them to remove as many obstacles as possible.to provide children and young people and their families with the support they need.
To gain the understanding that is required to achieve our objectives, our Commissioning service has an Analysis and Evaluation team. The team works to provide Commissioners with the knowledge they require to make informed, evidence-based decisions, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative data. We look at national/international best practice/trends and foster innovation to make sure Commissioning is future focussed. There are a variety of exciting projects sitting within the team, and the portfolio of work includes dealing with issues in the areas of Health and Wellbeing, SEND, Corporate Parenting, Early Help, Social Care, Early Years and Education, and Support for Disabilities.
Could this be you?
We are looking for candidates who can….:
- Interpret quantitative data from large and complex data sets
- Write effective reports that identify patterns, potential conclusions and opportunities
- Use their knowledge of statistics and statistical analysis
- Use software for data analysis and data visualization tools (e.g., MS Excel, Tableau, FME, SQL, SSRS, R, Python)
- Apply SQL skills to work across the portfolio
- Bring a solution focused and Impact-oriented attitude
You may already have previous experience or some understanding of data within the NHS, local authority or third sector but it will be your excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others including friendly and supportive colleagues who are committed to delivering excellent outcomes that will enable success.
Does the above sound like you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application!
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 the 1st of February 2023
Interviews will take place on the 6th of February 2023
An basic DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion about the role, you can contact Camilla Bertoncin, Service Manager of the Analysis and Evaluation team by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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.