Information Analyst

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 23 July 2024

Job summary

The production and use of information is key to the Trust in its delivery of high quality healthcare. The post holder will support and develop the organisation's data capture and reporting within a number of our Departmental work streams: planned care, unplanned and emergency care, cancer, specialist services, and community.

The post holder will major in at least two of the above mentioned work streams, whilst working in a supportive role in at least one other. This will include providing complex analysis, designing and implementing reporting solutions utilising software such as Excel, Power BI and Microsoft Reporting Services.

The post holder will be required to work integrally with the appropriate services within the Trust and managers across the organisation to ensure the delivery of all elements of a digitally driven information service. The post holder will provide aspects of business intelligence support to their allotted work streams. They will be required to produce complex reports and innovative analysis to services and colleagues throughout the Trust.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will assist the Senior Business Partner/Development Lead and Business Partners in all aspects of the data journey, including: data flow definition, rota management, rules guidance, metrics reporting, ad hoc requests, BI analysis, dashboard development, and development of subject expertise.

The post holder will be responsible for the communication of complex information from national directives and information requirements to ensure the strategic direction of the Trust is in in line with this. They will provide escalation to the operational teams for support and delivery.

The post holder will ensure that the Corporate PPAI team produce timely and accurate information and analysis to support the Trust's business requirements, supporting patient care, quality, performance, financial flows and service development.

About us

Based in the North East of England we provide a range of hospital and community health services from our leading facilities, including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blaydon urgent care centre and Bensham Hospital, all within Gateshead.

Established in 2005, we were one of the first foundation trusts in the country and since then have consistently achieved the highest levels of care for patients.

We now employ around 4,800 staff and currently provide 444 hospital beds across the Gateshead region.

Our values should be the 'golden thread' which runs through everything we do - they are the core of who we are. Our five values can easily be remembered by the simple acronymICORE; Innovation, Care, Openness, Respect, Engagement.

We have a number of staff networks including the Global Ethnic Majority (GEM) network, D-Ability network, LGBTQ+ Network and the Women's Network, to challenge us and help us to constantly improve. Our Armed Forces network is one of our emerging networks.

The health and wellbeing of our staff is one of our highest priorities, and we offer a range of support and initiatives as part of our 'Balance' programme balancegateshead.com to cater for our diverse workforce, so that your individual needs can be supported, allowing you a happy and healthy working experience with us.

Date posted

10 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

297-6344567

Job locations

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


Job description

Job responsibilities

Required to build effective working relationships that span operational and corporate teams and that cross organisational boundaries, and maintain these relationships at times of significant change and tension, for example with: o Directors, Associate Directors and senior managers

Service clinical leads and clinicians

Planning and performance colleagues; Colleagues throughout the organisation at all levels including other business partners for the designated Business Unit /

Corporate Directorate o Other NHS organisations, e.g., ICB, NHS Improvement, NHS England, QEF, other NHS Foundation Trusts

Organisations outside of the NHS, e.g., HED, NEQOS, local authorities.

Have the personal presence, integrity, authority and business understanding to speak as an equal, be listened to and to challenge assumptions at a senior level within the designated Business Unit and/or Corporate Directorate.

Regularly communicate sensitive and contentious information effectively in writing and verbally, with individuals and groups (i.e., root cause analysis relating to patient care; commercially sensitive or political information; management of service change; service level agreements).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Required to build effective working relationships that span operational and corporate teams and that cross organisational boundaries, and maintain these relationships at times of significant change and tension, for example with: o Directors, Associate Directors and senior managers

Service clinical leads and clinicians

Planning and performance colleagues; Colleagues throughout the organisation at all levels including other business partners for the designated Business Unit /

Corporate Directorate o Other NHS organisations, e.g., ICB, NHS Improvement, NHS England, QEF, other NHS Foundation Trusts

Organisations outside of the NHS, e.g., HED, NEQOS, local authorities.

Have the personal presence, integrity, authority and business understanding to speak as an equal, be listened to and to challenge assumptions at a senior level within the designated Business Unit and/or Corporate Directorate.

Regularly communicate sensitive and contentious information effectively in writing and verbally, with individuals and groups (i.e., root cause analysis relating to patient care; commercially sensitive or political information; management of service change; service level agreements).

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level

Desirable

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, or significant relevant experience

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of working on the information services agenda including knowledge of national requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and requirements gathering skills.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level

Desirable

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, or significant relevant experience

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of working on the information services agenda including knowledge of national requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and requirements gathering skills.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


Employer's website

https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


Employer's website

https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Deputy Director of Planning & Performance

Debbie Renwick

d.renwick@nhs.net

01914455449

Date posted

10 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

297-6344567

Job locations

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


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