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Public Health Intelligence Specialist
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 7406
  • Published: Thu 14/10/2021, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £34884 - £37722
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre

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Public Health Intelligence Specialist

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Fixed term until 31st January 2023

We are seeking an experienced Public Health Intelligence Specialist who will based within the Public Health team in Enfield Council. This is an exciting time to join the team. After a restructure we are now embarking on new ways of working to maximise our influence across the whole system to help improve the health outcomes of our residents.

If you are passionate about fairness and want to be part of a dedicated team which is focussed on reducing health inequalities through the provision, analysis and interpretation of data and intelligence then you couldn’t be in a better place.

We commit to our staff and provide a wide range of learning and development opportunities as well as a supportive and collaborative working environment in which people can thrive. In return we simply ask that you share in our commitment to the residents of Enfield.

Are you looking for an opportunity to play a key role in driving improvements in health and commissioning by using innovative Health Intelligence techniques? This is a development role for someone who is interested to work in Public Health in future.

The Health Intelligence Manager leads and manages the health intelligence team of a Senior Public Health Intelligence Specialist and Public Health Intelligence Specialist.

Areas of work will include data collection and reporting, analytical contribution to of various reports and performance reporting. A key area of responsibility is to develop, improve and maintain the JSNA website. You will also be managing one Public Health Intelligence analyst and be responsible for deputising for the Health Intelligence Manager. There will be a particular focus on building relationships with local authority departments and the NHS, contributing to CCG and ICS commissioning and intelligence. The post requires expertise in insights, interpretation and data interpretation to support evidence-based decision making. The role provides advice to commissioners, supports effective delivery of services contribution to the reduction of health inequalities in the borough.

If you can see the potential of data, can use it to provide insight and have the technical ability to analyse and interpret that for others then this is the role for you.

To succeed you will need:

  • Data and statistical analytic skills and experience
  • An interest and enthusiasm in working with Public Health data and have an ambition to learn and develop Public Health skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills for different audiences (public health, commissioners, academic and residents)
  • Excellent ICT skills together with the enthusiasm, appetite and ability to embrace new technological solutions such as data visualisation techniques, infographics and website maintenance and Power BI techniques would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills and to enjoy being part of a team
  • To demonstrate agility and adaptability in mindset and ways of working
  • To be able to organise your own work and manage multiple projects and information requests
  • Actively engage in positive cross-organisational communications and team working
  • Share your skills and knowledge with colleagues in the other data and intelligence teams in the council and NHS.
  • Project management skills, ability write funding and grant applications skills are desirable

As an organisation that values and nurtures talent, we are committed to helping you fulfil your potential and will offer you a supportive, friendly and collaborative environment to grow and develop your career and skills. We’re constantly striving to improve our ways of working so putting your ideas across however big or small, will be fully encouraged and supported by your colleagues and our dynamic and experienced management team.

Enfield Council has a clear vision to make Enfield fairer and create a place where everyone, whatever their background, can reach their potential and enjoy a good quality of life. For more information about our population and local health profile, please visit our website:

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

Closing and Interview Dates

Closing on 28th October at 23:59pm

Interview: w/c 8th November.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Additional Information

How to apply:

This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.

1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

2. A CV or full work history document completed since leaving full time education, as this is a safeguarding role and requires you to work with Children and/or vulnerable adults. Please note if you provide a CV it must be continuous from leaving secondary school with any gaps accounted for and include reasons for leaving previous jobs.

Please note if your supporting statement is longer than 2 A4 pages, your application may not be considered or reviewed.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Iona MacKinnon on 0204 526 5336 or

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Roseanna Kennedy-Smith on 020 8132 1509

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.