London, Greater London
£54,328 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK

This is an exciting and important 2 year fixed-term opportunity in the Health Foundation’s Health and Social Care Sustainability Research Centre (SRC), contributing to improving the quality of strategic decisions about the health and care system. This role is in the in-house team which is expanding to meet the needs of the SRC. The successful candidate will lead our work on social care, shaping what the SRC does in this area.

You will develop a social care strategy and work plan for the SRC, develop plans for modelling and producing projections and work with the SRC Data Manager to obtain the data needed to deliver meaningful outcomes in the role. Undertaking analysis of geographical variation and time trends in social care spending and utilisation in England, you will manage programmes of commissioned work ensuring successful delivery. This will require building relationships with academic partners and shaping their work.

The role calls for a breadth of analytical skills e.g. in defining the key questions, developing analytical plans to answer these, undertaking analysis, and interpreting and communicating the results. The successful candidate will therefor have a demonstrable track record of analysing data using a variety of quantitative techniques and methods, experience of working with health, social care or benefits data and have knowledge and experience of statistical programmes and programming languages, such as SAS, STATA, SQL or R.

You will have experience in successfully disseminating finding to policy audiences, through drafting written papers or reports and giving oral presentations and ideally knowledge of the social care sector. In addition, you will have the analytical, communication and team working skills required to deliver effectively in the role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Analyst who is committed to our core behaviours - Working Together, Discovering & Learning and Achieving Impact.

To apply for this role please visit our website and submit your CV and a detailed supporting statement Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered. 

Refreshed on: 02 July 2019
Closed date: 14 July 2019
Job ref: 141-19
Tags: Policy/Research, Social Care/Development