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Location:??Diabetes UK Central office, Camden, London
Salary:????26,000 – ??30,000 per annum
Application closing date:??22nd June??2012 (Midday)
Interview date:????w/c 2 July 2012
Diabetes is one of the biggest health challenges facing the UK today. Diabetes UK is the country???s largest charity devoted to the care, treatment and improvement of the quality of life for people with diabetes.????Our success in supporting people is underpinned by our clear and consistent values relating to high performance, integrity, empowering, valuing others and working together.
This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your statistical, analytical and information skills as a member of our Policy and Care Improvement Team, to examine how diabetes services are provided across the UK and??provide accurate information that informs policy, campaigns and engagement activities to benefit people with diabetes.????As well as statistical analysis of data and the management of our organisation data and information, the post holder will also work closely with high profile external information work programmes such as the National Diabetes Information Service.????
You will perform the overall data collection, management, aggregation, statistical analysis and interpretation of data and epidemiology related to diabetes care and needs in the UK.????You will also be responsible for the design and maintenance of information systems and provide analytical expertise that contributes to assessing diabetes care provision across the UK.
You will work with our national offices, our regions and with other teams, such as communications, to review key information and data about national and local service delivery.????This will also include the analysis of data collected through our Diabetes Watch programme, and the provision of high quality data about local services through our new Diabetes Watch online tool.
To carry out this role you must be of degree calibre education or equivalent in a relevant information science, research or statistics subject, with experience of managing small and large health datasets and of transforming data into different formats. You must be highly organised and methodical and produce detailed and accurate work. You will have a demonstrably high level of numerical ability with analytical skills, and the ability to use advanced features of Microsoft Excel, as well as knowledge of key sources of information on demographics, epidemiology and health. Good communication skills are vital and you must be able to meet deadlines. You will need to be flexible in your working hours as you may be required to work out of office hours and may be away from home for a minimum of 15 occasions a year. You should understand and be committed to equal opportunities
In return, we provide Group Personal Pension scheme, Childcare Voucher scheme, flexi-time working, Life Assurance/Death in Service Benefits, enhanced Annual Leave entitlement and more.
To see a full job description and to apply visit www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/jobs and return the completed application form and equality monitoring form to firstname.lastname@example.org Please ensure you address the essential criteria in your application???s supporting statement. CVs will not be accepted.
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