The role supports the creation and distribution of detailed and highly accurate analyses of the data sets held by Public Health England, for the purpose of performance monitoring and ad-hoc queries about alcohol treatment to stakeholders within central government, the NHS, local government and other key stakeholders in the drug strategy. To continually develop and design reporting frameworks to support the needs of Public Health England. To have the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders on issues regarding statistics produced centrally and to communicate effectively the techniques used in creating these statistics.
You will need to be a highly organised and motivated individual who is an excellent team player while being able to work independently. You will ideally be skilled in SQL and R. You will have a proven ability to prioritise work under the pressure of conflicting deadlines. You will need to be confident in dealing with all levels of staff supported by excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Experience of using large health datasets would be an advantage.
On 18 August 2020, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced plans to establish the National Institute for Health Protection and consult on the best future options for strengthening health improvement and other public health functions in the wider system. Public Health England and many of its employees will be in scope for transition to new organisations in Spring 2021. Any new or current employees working for Public Health England during this time, will receive appropriate communications and consultation prior to any formal transfer taking place. Employees who compulsorily transfer to successor bodies will remain on their existing contractual terms and conditions and this applies both to current employees and those recruited during the transition. The recruitment, growth & development of our workforce is vital for the continuing success of PHE and the future National Institute for Health Protection
The Civil Service (CS) embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the CS Commission's recruitment principles (attached as a supporting document). PHE is a disability confident employer and is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from people with a disability or long term health condition.
Employer: Public Health England
Department: Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco and Justice division
Locations: Wellington House, London
Hours: 22.5 hours per week