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Information Analyst

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom £24,907 - £30,615
Permanent & Full-time NHS_wOF4Tp42ra9I

Information Analyst

Job Reference: 349-COR-437-20

Employer: Department: IT Location: MFT Site, Manchester Salary: £24,907 - £30,615

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 23,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

Working at MFT will mean working in one of the most progressive and innovative IT departments in the NHS. MFT is delivering real time information and cutting edge technology to its patients and staff as we strive forwards with improving patient health outcomes and becoming a paper lite organisation. MFT is implementing an enterprise Electronic Patient Record and looking to use data warehousing and business intelligence to support the decision making of clinical and operational staff.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to support our strategy to implement automated, self-service style reporting to the organisation. We are looking for candidates who are proactive, methodical and self- motivated with the tenacity to resolve problems and to make decisions. Excellent organisational and planning skills are essential.

To achieve in this exciting role you will need; a real eye for detail, an analytical mindset, excellent communication skills, a willingness and ability to liaise with our stakeholders to interpret requirements and transform them into technical specifications along with an enthusiasm to get the job done to the highest standards. You will have advanced technical knowledge in a range of areas of IM&T, and evidence of using various information analysis techniques such as SQL, Access, Pivot Tables, Forecasting and any associated tools within a large organisation.

Experience of working with NHS data is highly desirable but exceptional candidates without previous NHS experience will be considered. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the development of a performance-focused culture where safety, effectiveness and patient experience are consistently delivered through the provision of high-quality information, analytical interpretation, benchmarking and intelligent modelling.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMarc JoyceJob titleCorporate Information Team LeaderEmail

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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