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Public Health Information Specialist (COVID)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/4976/16339
  • Published: Mon 16/08/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/09/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £39,713 - £43,397 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN7 1UE

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 12 months 

Closing date: Sunday 19 September 2021

Interview date: W/C Monday 27 September 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Graham Evans - Head of Public Health Intelligence on 07500 124 081.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced analyst with knowledge and experience of working with/in public health to join the COVID response team within East Sussex Public Health Intelligence.

Job Summary

Working remotely, the post will be responsible for:

  • Developing and managing parts of the COVID-19 surveillance function and providing specialist analytical support to the wider public health team, others in the council and partners in the NHS.
  • Collecting, analysing and interpreting COVID data and information from many different sources including those outside the health sector.
  • Developing, introducing and maintaining information systems and analytical expertise to assist the Director of Public Health in fulfilling their public health responsibilities.

Qualities/skills

Educated to degree level or equivalent in statistics / demography / epidemiology reflecting strong numeracy skills and understanding of statistical techniques.  In-depth knowledge of COVID related data sources and their scope and limitations for use in public health intelligence. Expertise in the analysis, interpretation and presentation of data.

For an informal discussion and further information please contact Graham Evans on 07500 124081. All vacancies will be considered on a job share basis. Please state on your application if you wish to job share.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/4976/16339
  • Published: Mon 16/08/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/09/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £39,713 - £43,397 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN7 1UE