An exciting opportunity has presented itself within the Data and Performance Team to support a growing programme directly contributing supporting families.
What will you do?
You will play a significant role in supporting the development of the data maturity of the programme and meeting the analytical requirements across the partnership, as well as supporting the developing of Isle of Wight datasets. This will include providing analytical and statistical reports across the partnership, as well as to elected members, Children’s Services, and the national programme team.
What will my responsibilities be?
· Undertaking analytical projects to support the programme development and monitor performance.
· Providing reports and presenting complex data relating to the programme to relevant stakeholders clearly and coherently. This could be on a one-to-one basis, within small groups, or through formal presentations.
· Providing advice on the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) Data Maturity Model assessment and progress.
· Establishing links with appropriate internal (e.g. Family Support Service, Education & Inclusion) and external (e.g. government departments, other local authority data leads, police, district councils, health, DWP) bodies to share information, good practice and to maximise options for synergy between information owners.
· Undertaking, or supporting, evaluations of the programme and work undertaken within the remit of the programme.
· Contributing to the development of IT solutions to meet the specific needs of the programme and wider Early Help analytical requirements.
· Supporting and promoting data sharing appropriately across the partnership to enable improved whole family data.
· Mentoring staff and supporting the development processes within the team to improve analytical and data capabilities as appropriate.
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· Degree or equivalent experience in a numerical discipline or a post graduate qualification involving statistics.
· Willingness to learn the detail behind the operational issues on which data is being collected and analysed, to become a fully operational member of the department.
· Experience of the management and development of staff.
· Working knowledge and experience of information analysis tools with specific emphasis on databases, reporting tools and use of inter/intranet technologies. Specifically, at least 2 years’ experience of 2 of the following: Excel, Access, GIS, SQL Server, Power Platform (Power Apps) O365, Azure.
· Experience of data manipulation, information analysis and its effective presentation (using Office tools) at a high level of competence.
· Appreciation of the need for accuracy and clear organisation of information.
· Ability to work creatively and develop original solutions.
· At least 2 years’ experience using information analysis tools in a work setting with specific emphasis on Excel, databases, reporting tools and the use of inter/intranet technologies.
· Ability to carry out research and present findings clearly.
· High level written and verbal communication skills are required, particularly the ability to present complex statistical and research material in a clear and easily understandable manner.
· Ability to work effectively with people at all levels including councillors, managers, government department representatives, education professionals and members of the public.
· An understanding and appreciation of the issues affecting early help and partnership working.
· Experience using Power BI.
· Experience working in a multi-agency setting using a range of data sources.
· Knowledge/understanding of the national Supporting Families Programme (previously Troubled Families Programme).
· Experience evaluating programmes in a public sector setting.
· Knowledge/Experience working with Information Sharing Agreement, GDPR.
· Driver’s licence
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.