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Public Health Intelligence Specialist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/07/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/08/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 12 £35,934 - £39,782
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
199128
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
RES20-189
Closing date:
4 Aug
Further Information

Required for 12 months.

This is an exciting new role within the Public Health Intelligence team, working to support the newly created COVID-19 Outbreak Management Team and informing our response to COVID-19 and the new Local Outbreak Control Plan through the provision of data, intelligence and analytical insight and support. In this varied and unique role, you will join others in Public Health Intelligence to support the on-going data and intelligence demands required for a robust pandemic response and will provide additional capacity to support the wider Public Health Intelligence requirements.

Using well developed problem-solving skills the postholder will be responsible for continuing the development of effective and evidence based COVID-19 public health intelligence. They will obtain, analyse, and interpret data and statistics, and publish intelligence and analysis relating to COVID-19 from a wide variety of sources. The post will be central to the further development of the Data Integration theme of the County Durham Outbreak Control Plan and the ongoing process of understanding health needs and inequalities both between County Durham and elsewhere and within County Durham.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a similar role, preferably within Public Health or Intelligence environment, they will have excellent analytical, numerical and reasoning skills with a meticulous attention to detail. Candidates will need experience in the use of statistical methodologies for interpreting and understanding data sets, and be able to work under own initiative to solve problems, interpret data and draw out key findings. The ability to work under pressure to meet challenging deadlines is absolutely essential!

Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject together with having experience of analysing and interpreting public health data sources including illness and mortality data, hospital activity data and demographic data.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Michael Fleming, Strategic Manager on 03000 267664 or via email at michael.fleming2@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESRESOURCES@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.