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Data Services Apprentice

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Job summary

Are you highly motivated, reliable and enthusiastic? Are you interested in working within a data driven NHS trust using data and subsequent analysis to improve service provision for you local community?

Due to recent expansion and as part of significant investment into Digital and Data Services at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT), various exciting opportunities have arisen to join the Data Services team. This role is a great entry into health analytics and a career in the NHS with progression opportunities available for the right candidate.

We are seeking to recruit a reliable, organised and passionate individual to Data Services team as an Apprentice. You will gain the practical skills and experience to successfully complete a Data Analysis Level 4 Apprenticeship programme (18-24 months duration) as well as build a strong foundation of analysis in a public health environment. You will work within an established analytical team to become familiar with collection of, management of and a basic level of analysis of a range of datasets, all of which will contribute towards the work the Trust does in ensuring high quality mental health services are delivered to the population of Lincolnshire.

Main duties of the job

As part of the role you will be expected to to work as a helpful and supportive colleague to other members of the team and all stakeholders. Undertake aspects of analysis and administration and general housekeeping tasks including, but not limited to, the following;

Inputting and retrieving information from relevant electronic systems ensuring a high level of accuracy and quality of data.

Answering the telephone, addressing initial enquiries in a helpful, courteous manner and where necessary, escalate to appropriate colleague.

Keeping up to date with own emails and monitoring the teams email inbox.

Produce, update and manipulate reports using analytical tools (full training provided)

Assist with data analysis on a daily basis

To be the first point of contact to provide basic support to managers and their staff , and to refer onwards where necessary

Assist with data quality checks

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.

This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Date posted

12 September 2023

Pay scheme



£14,605 to £20,319 a year per annum




24 months

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Job locations

Unit 9 The Point

Lions Way


NG34 8GG


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