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Information Analyst

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for an information analyst to join our Performance Analysis team at Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will form part of a small team of information professionals and deliver an information service that supports the requirements of the Trust including routine internal and external reporting (including central returns to NHS England and contract reports to commissioners) and managing an adhoc information service.The successful candidate will be highly numerate, have experience in the analysis, interpretation and presentation of complex data and be able to engage with clinicians and managers to design and develop information reports to support improvements to service delivery and performance.Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office applications are essential and a knowledge of SQL and business intelligence tools, including Microsoft Power BI, would be an advantage. An understanding of NHS data and experience of extracting data from patient systems for analysis and reporting would also be beneficial.

Main duties of the job

Support the design, production and implementation of comprehensive data and information reporting systems for organisational wide reporting.Help to direct and change perspectives on information collection and analysis across the organisation, promoting the use of good information to inform effective decision-making.Support the integration and development of core information processes and services required by the Trust's Corporate and Clinical Directorates.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.

Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full list of duties and responsibilities for the role of Information Analyst, please see attached job description or contact Rachel McDonald

Person Specification



  • Statistical analysis and report writing skills
  • Comprehensive verbal and written communication skills
  • Resource allocation and planning skills
  • Advanced keyboard skills
  • Interpersonal skills including the ability to influence, persuade and motivate
  • Customer service skills
  • Knowledge of core information processes and services
  • Knowledge of data validation and quality assurance systems
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis, analytical methodologies and information interpretation
  • Knowledge of information systems design, adaptation and implementation
  • Ability to consider data or information and produce analysis and recommendations
  • Ability to work under pressure and produce high quality work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate at a number of levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Completer / Finisher
  • Team player
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Experience of providing comprehensive information analysis, advice
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Previous NHS experience
  • Experience of extracting data from SystmOne for analysis and reporting
  • Experience of SQL and use of business intelligence tools
  • Knowledge of NHS data definitions and information standards
  • Knowledge of SystmOne

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Hospital / Working from home

Lancaster Park Road



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