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Mental Health Surveillance Analyst

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/4976/25908
  • Published: Mon 25/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £40,408 - £44,157 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lewes

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 24 months 

Closing date: Sunday 7 August 2022
Interview date: To be confirmed

For an informal discussion, please contact Ben Brown - Consultant in Public Health at ben.brown@eastsussex.gov.uk 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced analyst to lead on the development of surveillance capacity across Sussex relating to suicide, self-harm and related data such as drug related deaths. The role will also include some general analytic work to aid the public mental health work programme in East Sussex.

The post holder will be based in East Sussex Public Health Team but work closely with Consultants in Public Health across West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and East Sussex to develop and maintain a work plan.

The postholder will be supported by Public Health Intelligence teams in the three areas. The core responsibility will be to manage a range of data relating suicide, self-harm and drug related deaths, developing a dashboard to aid surveillance and preventative action across the three local authority areas. 

Job Summary

East Sussex Public Health are based at County Hall, Lewes. There will be a requirement periodically but infrequently to attend face to face mtgs, but we will consider applicants who wish to work remotely for the majority of the time. Key responsibilities include,

  • working with Public Health and a range of agencies, such as the Police, ambulance service, hospitals and VSCE sector to source, collate, monitor, analyse and interpret a wide range of relevant national and local data and information.
  • provide specialist epidemiological and statistical analysis to support surveillance by drawing together information in innovative ways to monitor patterns of mortality, morbidity and access to services.
  • To develop a dashboard (e.g. Power BI, Tableau) to aid access to, and scrutiny of suicide and self-harm data.  This will likely include digital presentation of spatial and geographical information and the creation of a digital map.

Qualities/skills

The post holder will be able to work independently, across a diverse network of professionals and organisations, establishing and maintaining relationships to aid the project work. They will be able to problem solve and identify opportunities for development.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in statistics / demography / epidemiology reflecting strong numeracy skills and understanding of statistical techniques. Experience of analysing and interpreting public health/health data is essential, so to is experience of using Power BI, Tableau or equivalent.

For an informal discussion and further information please contact Ben Brown, Consultant in Public Health at ben.brown@eastsussex.gov.uk 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.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.

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.

  

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/4976/25908
  • Published: Mon 25/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £40,408 - £44,157 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lewes

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