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CDS-Resources-Diagnostic & Treatment (Dir) ,Data Driven Innovation

Public Health Scotland was launched as the new public health body for Scotland on 1 April 2020, with an ambitious vision of a ‘Scotland where everybody thrives’. Public Health Scotland is a unique partnership between the Scottish Government and Local Government, and this joint-accountability will help us to have a far greater impact, and to collaborate with a far greater number of partners on health and well being. Public Health Scotland will continue to support and deliver better health outcomes: better data means better lives. We will be an authoritative source of Scottish national healthcare statistics. As an experienced healthcare, and more recently social care, partner; Public Health Scotland is uniquely positioned to provide support in information design, development and application to enhance decisions about healthcare and ultimately improve Scotland’s health. We offer a wide range of high quality, high value consultancy services and products tailored specifically to Scottish health needs. These range from provision of interpretation, advice, training and support on new and existing data collections and their application, through to direct access for authorised information analysts and researchers to our key national datasets.
To find out more about the life, culture and benefits of working in Public Health Scotland take a look at our latest analyst recruitment video: https://youtu.be/GhcjgjRlkwY.
In a data driven world, nothing is more critical than finding out exactly what is going on around you. Help us tell that story through the power of data.
We have some amazing opportunities for you to join our Data Management team who work on diverse topic areas such as Test and Protect, drug and alcohol misuse, hospital activity, waiting times, health and social care and information governance. As part of these roles you will deliver high quality data management services to contribute and influence the future shape of health and care services. Fixed term and permanent positions are available. Previous interviewees need not apply.

Data Manager (Band 6 starting at £31,800)

As One Of Our Data Managers You Will

  • Lead and manage members of the team involved in data management services ensuring data are timely, accurate and fit for purpose
  • Investigate complex data and system problems using your technical skills to propose solutions ensure that action is taken
  • Engage with stakeholders to modernise existing data collection systems and contribute to the development of new information sources
  • Contribute to technical requirements and responsibility for specifying validation rules, file formats, definitions and guidance with customers and/or system suppliers.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
Job Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow.
For further information please email stephen.bush@nhs.net

 

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