Assistant Public Health Analyst
Location: Hertford and/or Stevenage (with opportunities for flexible working)
Starting salary: £26,470 pa progressing to £29,055 pa (pro rata for part time)
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Contract: Part Time, Fixed Term Contract for 24 months
The Public Health Evidence and Intelligence team is part of Hertfordshire County Council. In order to improve the health of our residents we need to understand their needs, so ensuring that we have relevant, accurate and up to date data is important in determining the services we provide.
This 0.5 WTE fixed-term post is funded for two years to provide additional capacity for Hertfordshire County Council’s Public Health Evidence & Intelligence team to take on the analysis of a new children and young people’s health and wellbeing survey for the county.
The post holder will use his/her knowledge of data manipulation and analysis to support the Evidence & Intelligence Team in delivering timely and accurate information, with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on the children and young people’s health and wellbeing survey.
A degree or equivalent work experience is required for this role. Experience will ideally be in one or a number of the following disciplines: public health/ epidemiology, statistics/ information analysis with additional experience in the analysis of surveys or complex datasets. You will be a highly motivated individual, committed to service excellence and you will be confident working both on your own and within a team environment.
You will have excellent knowledge of Excel, and the ability to summarise and organise data. Confident with IT you will quickly pick up new skills and statistical software with training and support from team members.
With good interpersonal skills, you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively with professional staff.
In return we can offer you:
*Excellent Career Development
*Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
*Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
*Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
*Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Closing date: Sunday 17th February 2019
Interviews: Friday 1st March 2019
For further information please contact Claire Tiffany, Senior Public Health Analyst on 01992 555137.