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Graduate Information Analyst


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The Organisation

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s biggest providers of integrated hospital and community-based healthcare, providing a comprehensive range of local and tertiary services to the residents of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Mid Yorkshire and North Derbyshire and also some highly specialist services to all parts of England.

Innovation – The Digital Age

70 years of the NHS. A history of innovation. An exciting digital future.

We have a history of delivering high quality care, training and developing high calibre multidisciplinary health professionals, clinical excellence and innovation in medical research. We have a budget in excess of £1.2billion and deliver over 2 million patient contacts every year thanks to the support of our 18,500 staff.

Our patients and staff are not numbers they are individuals. Proud to make a Difference is not just our slogan but the way we do things. If you are looking for a role or career that excites you, stretches your potential and gives you job satisfaction, we would love to hear from you.

You will be part of an ambitious and friendly team within one of the UK’s leading NHS Trusts which also has an impressive track record of leading clinical research and innovation.

As well as a great job, our location provides the perfect mix of vibrant city life but with the beautiful Peak District countryside also on the doorstep. Known as the outdoor city, it is a lovely place to make your home. 

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

The Candidate 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Performance and Information Analyst to join the Information Services Team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on temporary fixed term contract of 2 years.  

You will be involved in the provision of reports to support the organisation. You will also be responsible for external reporting of the Trust’s position, ensuring reports are submitted in a complete and timely manner. 

You should be educated to degree level (or equivalent relevant experience in an information role), possess knowledge of databases and Microsoft Office. You will need to have good written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of SQL and statistical analysis would advantage.

Skills and experience 

  • Experience of data analysis work with ability to produce reports including graphical representations
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Experience of combining data from several data sources to run complex queries
  • Ability to analyse information, including receiving highly complex and sensitive information on patient details and diagnoses
  • Ability to interpret, draw conclusions from analysis and synthesise new knowledge from the findings.
  • Ability to relay conflicting and contentious findings to those receiving it. 
  • Ability to understand national policy and guidance documents to provide expertise on information issues.
  • Ability to develop expert technical knowledge of information systems including in depth knowledge of NHS data definitions.
  • Good knowledge of computer languages (SQL)

Closing Date: Monday 26th March  2023
Virtual Assessment Centre: Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th May 2023

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Tomorrow
  • Immediate Start
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £27,055 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Sheffield
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software

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