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Data Quality and Performance Analyst

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated data analyst to support the Wessex Maternal Medicine Network in the use of data to improve the delivery of patient care and services. The post will play a key role in maximizing the potential of data collected across the Network, contributing to supporting improvement and network progression.

Your data analysis skills will help us develop and lead the team and ensure we provide a responsive, high-quality service for our women and birthing people whilst meeting our data collection requirements. This will require an attention to detail and collaborative working with our digital teams to ensure we can develop data collection that supports the development of the maternal medicine network. You will be expected to work collaboratively and liaise closely with colleagues within the network footprint and external stakeholders as well as understand practice management practices in general.

Main duties of the job

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.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a dedicated, flexible individual who is willing to be responsible for providing analytical, modelling and data support in relation to the Wessex Maternal Medicine Network Have proven IT skills in an analytical capacity, including good working knowledge of relational databases and information systems with data retrieval skills using software packages such as SQL and Power BI. Be proficient in the Microsoft suite of applications (e.g Teams, Excel, Word Powerpoint). Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate with a wide range of people. Ability to work effectively as a team player and independently utilising excellent time management skills. Able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and data protection. Ability to provide information that can feed into the reports provided to both internal stakeholders and external stakeholders. Work with our digital teams across the network to ensure accuracy of data that can be used to inform reporting requirements. Be responsible for producing ad hoc data and data needed to support and inform service projects. Be accountable to the lead midwife for the Maternal Medicine Network. Whilst you will be remote working, we are looking for an individual who is willing to travel to the Princess Anne Hospital, if required. This role will be 37.5 hours that can be worked flexibly across core working hours.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification / level of experience, knowledge and skills.
  • Good knowledge across a range of administrative work procedures including non-routine elements
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Wide breath of specialty knowledge


  • Courses / further study attended to demonstrate evidence of personal development.
  • Service improvement training.

Previous or relevant experience necessary


  • Detailed organisational knowledge of health service policy in relation to access targets
  • Strong administrative or organisational experience
  • Proficient in the use of all hospital computerised patient systems
  • Experience of leading and developing training sessions
  • Experience of implementing service improvement projects.


  • Experience of contributing to the development and implementation of cost improvement programmes
  • Experience of working in an operational environment

Trust Value


  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust


Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road


SO14 2AA

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