Information Analyst

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Tameside Hospital, Ashton Under Lyne
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome here at Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust. 3 out of 4 of our staff would recommend us and we are regularly in the top 20% of organisations for our staff motivation and engagement. It's no wonder that the Care Quality Commission have rated us a "Good".

We are an Acute and Community Trust based between the Pennines and Manchester City Centre. We employ almost 4,000 staff across Tameside & Glossop. We offer a competitive benefits package with regular pay awards, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years and access to a competitive Pension Scheme to which both you and the Trust contribute.

Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, a protected training budget for staff and support for flexible working. We have an on-site Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have fast track access to physio, counselling and complimentary therapies.

As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (T&G ICFT) is committed to developing its information capability to help support effective decision making, and is seeking to recruit an information analyst, with drive and excellent interpersonal skills.

Working within a busy information team, based at Tameside Hospital FT, initially you will contribute to the development of a performance-focused culture where safety, effectiveness and patient experience are consistently delivered through the provision of high-quality performance information, analytical interpretation, benchmarking, forecasting and intelligent modelling.

You will be the information analyst for the Surgery, Women and Children Division initially although your workload will be across the whole breadth of the ICFT. You will work closely with the relevant Divisions to ascertain needs and ensure that these are met in a timely and efficient manner, automating reports and information using business intelligence tools.

You will play the key role in the development of the Trust's data warehouse for their area of responsibility and will be responsible for developing a 'self-service' approach to information, which will require the development of reports, and dashboards. You will also be key in supporting the production of management information to ensure the Trust meets all statutory obligations with National and local returns.

To succeed in this role you should have sufficient experience of information analysis and reporting ideally within a Foundation Trust. It is essential that you have advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite of products and advantageous if you are familiar with SQL. You must also possess good analytical skills and extensive knowledge of health information needs, data sets and statutory returns.

Appointment to Band 4/5 will be based on experience and advancement to Band 5 will be based on meeting the requirements of a progression framework and will not be time restricted.

If you are successful you will be given the opportunity to study towards an apprenticeship at the appropriate level, which will be paid for by the Trust. If you are not looking to complete a qualification this is fine, we are interested in you and the skills you can bring.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rebecca Smyth

Job title Information Business Partner

Email address

Telephone number 0161 9224889

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Tameside Continuous Service commitment

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care Trust is a member of an agreement between us and Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. If you are currently employed by TMBC, we will recognise your service as counting towards sickness, maternity/paternity/shared parental leave and annual leave. If you are successful, please let the Recruitment Team know of this service so they can reflect this service in your contract of employment.

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