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Adults Data Analyst
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/784/5406
  • Published: Fri 08/11/2019, 14:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,099 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Quadrant Court Woking, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ, Surrey

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Adults Data Analyst


£27,099 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 7QQ. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

A Basic DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.

About the role

Data is beautiful – and vital to helping us make a real different to people's lives

Are you curious, analytical and passionate about turning data into insight? Can you build a compelling case for change based on research or evidence? Are you able to inspire others? If so then we want to hear from you!

At Surrey, our vision is to help create better lives, a better place and a county where no-one is left behind.

To deliver the vision we are committed to changing and radically improving the council's culture, approach and performance, putting residents' current and future needs first.

We're in the midst of a data revolution. We sit in the middle of a web of information, and there are huge benefits of using data more intelligently, sharing it more widely and being more open with our insight. Our ambition is to have a leading edge data analytics and insight capability that drives intelligent decision making, demand management and behaviour change to improve outcomes for people in Surrey.

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic person with an interest in collating, analysing and visualising data to work with Surrey County Council's Adults Social Care Directorate. You will play a key role in helping to deliver the Directorates Improvement Programme.

The role will include:

  • Liaising with key stakeholders to develop a suite of management information
  • The ability work with multiple and complex datasets to investigate, identify issues and clearly summarising findings, including opportunities to improve
  • Supporting the delivery of statutory reporting requirements
  • Identifying problems in a fast-paced environment and communicating solutions to a variety of teams.
  • Developing data visualisation skills using tools such as Tableau

You will work with teams across Adult Social Care to collect and analyse data and intelligence, identifying trends to inform improvements. You'll support the development and presentation of performance reports, benchmarking activities and Tableau toolkits, and enjoy presenting data in a visually engaging way.

You will need to possess initiative, be able to work flexibly and deliver to tight deadlines. You'll be a highly effective team player with excellent organisational and IT skills as well as possessing a good knowledge of performance management systems, possibly from working in the public sector or monitoring progress of transformation / change management programs.

You will be an excellent communicator (orally and written) and have strong IT skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint). You will demonstrate high intellectual ability, and be forward thinking with a positive, "can do" attitude.

About the team

  • The Business Intelligence Team lies at the heart of Adult's Social Care Directorate providing a dynamic, flexible and responsive service.
  • We are responsible for delivering the ASC Statutory framework and links with national policy makers, the Department of Health, Skills for Care and ADASS. Leading regional data interpretation and insight to support service improvement across the South East.
  • We provide support to operational teams, along with data, information and insight to improvement projects and is integral to managing analytics across a range of partners.
  • We lead on data visualisation within ASC and take an active role in the development of systems and reporting tools, promoting excellent IT skills.
  • We are a part of the countywide community of Insight, Analytics and Intelligence across Surrey County Council

We're looking for fresh ideas and inspiration. Technical skills are vital, but equally important are the behaviours we need to achieve our vision – working collaboratively across the council, and externally with partners and stakeholders. Our commitment drive an ambitious programme of work to turn data into actionable insight for the benefit of Surrey residents. If you're up for the challenge, we want to hear from you!

If you're passionate, enthusiastic and feel you want to be part of this journey, then please apply by uploading your CV and personal statement (no longer than two pages of A4 please) outlining your suitability for this role.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Charlotte Langridge by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 24th November 2019.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 2nd December 2019.