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Housing Needs Research & Data Analyst
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/20/124972
  • Published: Thu 02/04/2020, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 16/04/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,630 - £42,490
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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Housing Needs Research & Data Analyst

We have an exciting opportunity for two Research and Data Analysts to support the delivery of our new Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy and Camden 2025 Plan.

The successful candidates will take a leading data role in improving homelessness services across the Council and delivering change across the key priorities of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy, as well as ensuring our housing allocations and placement scheme achieves the strategic aims set for it. You will manage, analyse, interpret and report data in an accessible format to measure effectiveness of services and prepare performance reports for submission to central government. You will ensure business continuity through the effective running of data systems supporting the Council’s Housing Allocation Scheme and homelessness placements. You will also train and coach staff on the importance of data and how to use systems, and shadow front line staff to understand the user perspective.

The successful candidates will make intelligent use of data and use research to help inform decision making and improve service delivery.

About you

To be considered for one of these fantastic opportunities it is essential the successful candidates have obtained GSCE Maths and Englsh (grade 4-9). You will possess demonstrable previous experience in a similar post providing a significant contribution to evidence-based policy making through effective use of research and intelligent use of data and information. You will have strong data, research, analysis and performance management skills and be adept at managing large datasets alongside excellent report writing skills. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to analyse and present data to a range of audiences. Additionally you will be comfortable speaking to residents and homeless people to ask about their views on services or interviewing landlords. Although this post is based in Housing Needs (homeless prevention) you will also work with homeless related services across the Council and with our partners on data, research and consultation/engagement related projects. You will be able to adapt to different environments and teams across the Council.

Above all we’re looking for people who are passionate and driven to take a leading role in improving services and delivering support for those who are at risk of homelessness, those who are already homeless and those in other forms of housing need.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities. Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Some posts at Camden are politically restricted, which means individuals holding these posts cannot have active political role. For a list of all politically restricted roles at Camden click here.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Thursday 16th April 2020

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 20000062

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are Monday 18th May, Monday 15th June 2020 & Monday 20th July 2020