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Senior Public Health Intelligence Specialist

London Borough of Bexley
Bexley (London Borough), London (Greater)
£45,858 - £53,520 (inclusive of Choices Flexible Benefits of £2,436 per annum)
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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We have a vibrant and dedicated public health team in Bexley, and as our Senior Public Health Intelligence Specialist you will have the opportunity to play a key role in the team at senior management level. In addition to the core technical and analytical skills implicit in the role, it is a significant leadership role which provides you with the ability to directly influence key decisions and service development. This is an exciting opportunity to work with other senior leaders in managing the population of Bexley's health and wellbeing.

The ideal candidate for this post will have proven experience of statistical analysis, interpretation of data statistics, and modelling, alongside advanced excel skills and experience using specialist statistical software. In addition, it is essential that you understand epidemiological techniques and know the relevant data sources used in Public Health.

You will take the lead in the collection and analysis of data to support the on-going development of specific public health programmes and provide significant input into the process of understanding the health needs of the local population and the identification of health inequalities. You will work through a matrix arrangement with data analysts in the council’s Strategy, Performance and Insight Team as well as with other analysts in the local and regional NHS.

For this role you will need to have a degree, postgraduate qualification or relevant experience in health intelligence, health information management or analysis within a public health sector. Specialist statistical and analytical knowledge, together with an understanding of health services, local authorities and their associated responsibilities for adults and children.

What we offer:

  • Our Choices Flexible Benefits Package includes lease car, and cash options to the value of £2,436 per annum.
  • Relocation Package up to £8,000
  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • 27 days Annual Leave (rising to 30 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.

For further information please contact Dr Anjan Ghosh, Director of Public Health on 020 3045 5733 or e-mail

Your Application:

  • Closing Date for your application:  Monday, 6 December 2021
  • Anticipated Interview date:  w/c 13 December 2021

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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The Council reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy and may do so at any point up to and including where offers of employment have been made, if a suitable redeployee who is otherwise at risk of redundancy is identified for this role.


Why work for the London Borough of Bexley?

From social workers to planning officers, the London Borough of Bexley offers you a diverse range of jobs. Investing in people is one of the borough’s objectives, and a strong appraisal system given employees the opportunity to talk to managers about their Personal Development Plan. Also, all employees have talk about training needs and take an active role in their professional development.

What London Borough of Bexley offers you?

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Access to Private Health Care Packages.
  • Generous annual leave.
  • Access to high street shopping vouchers, online discounts and cash back offers.
  • Coaching & mentoring.
  • Work progression.
  • Modern offices.
Find Us
020 8303 7777
Bexley Civic Offices
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