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Information Analyst

Band 5

Main area
Information Services
Band 5
Full Time - 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Cobalt Business Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£23,023 - £29,608 Per Annum
21/02/2019 23:59

We are one of the country’s top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside – one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We are rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East’s largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.



Applications are invited from candidates suitably qualified and experienced in data collection, data processing, data management and information analysis. The post holder will require excellent analytical skills with a proven ability in handling, interpreting and presenting accurate information.

The post holder will also contribute to the work involved in the production of regular management information and performance reports, as well as statutory returns to NHS Digital and the Department of Health.

Experience in using information systems, and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft packages, in particular Excel, Access, Word and Outlook is essential. Experience of some computer programming is also essential, the team currently use SQL.

The successful candidate will join our team within Information Services based at Cobalt Business Park. We are looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious person who is able to work to challenging deadlines, has strong communication and interpersonal skills and works well as part of a team. It is essential to have degree level education in a subject with substantial numerate content, or equivalent experience.

The post will be based at Cobalt Business Park but the post holder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust.

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Louise Killen

Tel: 0191 2031518



Closing date for applications: 21st February 2019

If you have problems applying, contact

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