Senior Public Health Analyst

London (Central), London (Greater)
£36,000 - £40,000
16 Sep 2016
16 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Location: London
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours
Salary: £36,000–40,000 + benefits
Contract type: Fixed term 24 months
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 16 October 2016



We’re looking for a highly skilled senior public health analyst to be seconded into Public Health England’s Epidemiology & Surveillance team.

About the role

Arthritis Research UK is an organisation determined to change things. Our people are driving this change and are passionate, committed, collaborative and ambitious.

We work tirelessly to significantly increase investment into prevention, treatment and cure through initiatives which includes, undertaking or commissioning a range of insightful analyses, including working with statutory bodies responsible for health services, health data and public health, and by forming close partnerships with other organisations with similar aims.

We have an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a strong enthusiasm for health data and intelligence to be seconded into Public Health England with a specific focus on musculoskeletal conditions. The successful candidate will be part of the Epidemiology & Surveillance team, which is part of the Knowledge & Intelligence Division within the Chief Knowledge Officer’s Directorate in PHE.

We will build our knowledge and understanding of the burden and impact of arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions and develop our knowledge and understanding of the quality and outcomes of services and support provided for people who live with these conditions.

Key responsibilities

As senior public health analyst, you’ll:

  • develop health data capacity by building upon our knowledge and understanding of the burden and impact of arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.
  • develop and maintain excellent working relationships with external partner organisations within the musculoskeletal and statutory (e.g. NHS Digital, ONS, DH, DWP) sectors, with a focus on health-data policy, analysis, interpretation, translation, dissemination and communication.
  • improve the quality and coverage of musculoskeletal health data nationally.
  • develop, project-manage and support internal and external musculoskeletal data-related activities and groups, including identifying and addressing strategic gaps and opportunities in a public health setting.
  • develop and encourage use of musculoskeletal health indicators, including non-traditional indicators such as work, that can be used locally and nationally. This includes supporting the work of the National Musculoskeletal Health Data group (run by Arthritis Research UK) and developing links with National Intelligence Networks.

How to apply

To apply please submit:

  • a concise, up-to-date CV
  • a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in the job description and person specification

Email your completed application by midnight, Sunday, 16 October 2016


Interviews will be: Thursday, 27 October at Skipton House, London

About us

Arthritis Research UK is the charity dedicated to stopping the devastating impact that arthritis has on people’s lives.

Our long-term commitment is prevention, developing a cure, and transforming the lives of those with arthritis.

We fund research into new treatments to end the pain of arthritis, and provide information on living well with arthritis.

Read more about the organisation and our benefits on our website

Promoting Equality in the workplace

Arthritis Research is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156