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Research and Data Analyst

  • Employer: Local Government Association
  • Reference: LGA/22/193268
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/05/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,336 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Office or Home based, Westminster

Secondment opportunity until 31 December 2022

*The salary for a home-based worker is £35,336 per annum

About us

We are a politically led, cross-party organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. We aim to influence and set the political agenda on the issues that matter to councils, so they are able to deliver local solutions to national problems.

To find out more information about LGA benefits, please visit http://www.local.gov.uk/benefits-and-working-lga and for information on Equality and Diversity at the LGA, please visit https://www.local.gov.uk/equality-and-diversity-lga

The role and requirements 
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Are you passionate about data, providing insights and making a difference for adult social care?

We are looking for someone with experience and knowledge of adult social care and a keen interest in helping to shape and support a programme of work for effective use of data and intelligence across the Care and Health Improvement Programme’s (CHIP) offer of sector-led improvement for adult social care and public health.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​You will work closely with the Programme Manager (Care & Health Data) to provide data, analysis and reporting to support CHIP’s programme. You will help to develop new reports, tools and visual representations of data, and intelligence for adult social care and carry out day-to-day ad-hoc requests to meet reporting and other data requirements. 

Data and intelligence for adult social care is becoming increasingly important and is experiencing a period of significant change. Working closely with ADASS regional networks this role will be an important part of ensuring that adult social care is able to maximise the opportunities for gaining insights and intelligence from the data available. The postholder will need to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to help shape the future direction for adult social care data and intelligence. The role and work will be varied, and you will need to make sense of lots of data and information to provide quality insights for adult social care. 

Duties for this role will include:

  • Working collaboratively with colleagues across CHIP and ADASS Regional teams to develop and promote the use of intelligence to support sector led improvement for adult social care
  • Developing benchmarking and other data reports and tools, utilising LG Inform and other visualisations
  • Ensuring that robust data quality arrangements are in place for any surveys, collections and / or analysis
  • Analysing adult social care data and intelligence, identifying trends and insights to inform improvement.

This is an exciting role for the right candidate with opportunities to be involved at this pivotal time for adult social care intelligence. You will have exceptional data visualisation skills, attention to detail and experience of using analysis software such as Excel to create data visualisations to answer specific questions. The successful post-holder will be a key part of the Care and Health Improvement Programme team. We are looking for team players with data analysis skills who can write and communicate well, and have good organisational abilities.

This role is offered ideally as a secondment but fixed term will also be considered if a secondment cannot be supported. The LGA supports flexible working, and this role can be home or office-based at 18 Smith Square, London. Our approach to flexible working is based on a culture of trust and personal responsibility and includes having the flexibility to adapt your working arrangements to meet the changing needs of our business. Employees are responsible for managing their time and their work to deliver their role and meet their contractual requirements; managers work on the basis that people can be trusted to manage their own time effectively.

We are committed to promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where all our staff can flourish and reach their full potential. We know that a diverse workforce, at all levels, allows for a more creative and productive environment bringing different viewpoints, knowledge and experience. We want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from everyone irrespective of age, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity and sexual orientation.

You must have the right to work in the UK, the LGA are unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship visas. Evidence for the right to work in the UK will be requested at the interview stage.


Closing date:       5pm, Sunday 15 May 2022
Interview date:   W/C Monday 23 May 2022 

As a Disability Confident Leader, the LGA values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community

  • Employer: Local Government Association
  • Reference: LGA/22/193268
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/05/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,336 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Office or Home based, Westminster

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