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Senior Information Analyst - Diagnostic

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Job summary

We are recruiting for a Senior Information Analyst (Diagnostics)who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards \great people, great place.

The Trust Digital Strategy sets out an aim for the Trust to become 'Information Led' by driving behaviours that enable decisions based on relevant information using quality timely data. This post will play a lead role in helping the organisation meet this aim.

The postholder will work with the Data Management Lead taking a proactive role in the implementation and the ongoing development and maintenance of a modern data warehouse solution.

This role will establish the production of data flows that supports the production of business intelligence contributing to all levels of the Trust in the achievement of business objectives and high quality patient care.

Ensure that all reporting timetables within the Trust and for external information users are met.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to work in a team responsible for the development, maintenance and performance of the Data Warehouse. Examples of tasks include the development and maintenance of ETL processes, data cleansing routines, indexing and reporting datasets.

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trusts beach hut in Ryde. We offer flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain high quality, clear and user-friendly data models that supports the production of good business intelligence.
  • Ongoing design of data warehouse to facilitate the investigation of interdependencies between both Trust Divisions and, quality, financial, workforce and activity information.
  • Use technical and analytical skills to contribute to the Performance Information and Decision Support Team deliver its objectives of developing a Trust-wide data warehouse and sophisticated reporting service.
  • Ongoing design of data tables which allow the integration of new data items and flows within the data warehouse.
  • To maintain and develop solutions that will automate, schedule and improve upon current processes within the Performance Information and Decision Support team and the wider Trust.
  • Provide structured data, and advice in response to both internal and external ad-hoc information requests.
  • Give regular feedback and reports on data quality metrics used within the data warehouse.
  • Provide information for regular statutory returns required by the Department of Health, in accordance with the DOH technical definitions and guidelines working within strict timescales.
  • Ensure the Trust complies with information standards and definitions as described in the NHS Data Manual and Dictionary.
  • Also to liaise with the appropriate NHS Information Authority to ensure that the data held on Trust systems and reports produced using this data adheres to central guidance.
  • Provide technical advice and specialist support to staff for the use of NHS information and systems available within the Trust.
  • Administration of internal databases and associated software maintenance ensuring that adequate technical documentation and change control processes are in place.

Please refer to the full job description.

Person Specification



  • Educated to Masters degree level or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse methodology (FACT and Dimensions) and concepts
  • Significant experience of information handling and analysis gained in a work environment.
  • Significant experience of development of reports and presentation of complex performance data
  • Advanced level knowledge and experience in using a range of software applications


  • Experience of working with both Provider and Commissioning business intelligence.



  • Highly numerate, with advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to develop new skills and knowledge with IT packages, to intermediate level


  • Experience of designing reports using SQL.

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