Senior Public Health Intelligence Specialist - Northallerton

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£43,857 to £47,782
21 Sep 2020
05 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full time

This is an exciting and challenging career opportunity for experienced Public Health intelligence specialists to join a highly respected organisation.

The post holder will provide significant authorship for our Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, contributions to the Director of Public Health annual report and lead on public health performance reporting.  Additionally, they will represent NYCC at the regional public health intelligence network and work with senior colleagues in local NHS organisations, for example on Population Health Management.

The post holder will provide important inputs into health improvement programmes and outbreak surveillance and monitoring, including written reports and presentation to senior leadership and external partners.  This will include accessing restricted and confidential data, therefore you will be familiar with data protection and information governance requirements.

The successful candidate will have highly developed analytical skills and significant experience in public health intelligence / disease surveillance with an ability to make sense of potentially conflicting or incomplete information. They will be adaptable, flexible and able to meet new challenges, including those arising from COVID-19, including a willingness to provide occasional support outside normal working hours and able to complete tasks within tight timescales.

The main duties will be:

Provide intelligence to Health and Adult Services leadership teams by:

  • Use of multiple data sources, both internal and external
  • Collating of data and transforming it to intelligence
  • Report writing and presentation to senior leadership and external partners
  • Key inputs into outbreak surveillance and monitoring
  • Working with confidential data in line with Data Protection legislation and Information               Governance guidelines
  • Support for Public Health team in population health improvement

The successful candidate must have:

  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Significant experience in public health intelligence and disease surveillance
  • Ability to present complex information to a range of audiences, both written and verbal
  • Adaptability and flexibility to meet new and emerging challenges arising from COVID-19
  • Ability to make sense of sometimes conflicting and incomplete information
  • Able to complete tasks within tight timescales
  • Flexibility with working hours, potentially including some weekends.

In return we can offer you a range of employee benefits including a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, flexible working hours, a government pension scheme and access to our ‘Everybody Benefits’ package which includes a variety of retail discounts. You can also expect to receive ongoing support throughout your role and to be part of a friendly and dedicated team.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Steven Evans, on 01609 533274 or

Key dates:

Closing date: 5th October

Interview date: TBC

Please specify on your application if you are more interested in the fixed term position, or the permanent position.