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Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Latham Park, Flexible working
£28,407 - £34,581 Per Annum
Salary period
28/07/2024 23:59

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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust logo

Information Analyst

Band 5

Thank you for your interest in joining us at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

We pride ourselves in striving to be an employer of choice.

Strategic Themes

Great Care

  • Care based on what matters to people.
  • Care provided at home or close to home.
  • Improvement through learning, research and innovation.
  • Prevention and alternatives to hospital.

Great Organisation

  • Buildings that support health and wellbeing.
  • Technology enabled care.
  • Care teams are supported by responsive corporate services.
  • Safe, efficient, effective and productive.

Great People

  • A place people love to work and feel valued.
  • Living our values with staff (all voices count).
  • Attract, grow and develop talent.
  • Leaders with compassion, who continuously learn and listen.

Great Partner

  • Encourage and enable effective partnerships.
  • Joined-up community services.
  • Work with others to maximise workforce opportunities.
  • Reduce our impact on the environment.

 At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. Unless exempt, we encourage and support staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.


Job overview

Do you have a keen eye for detail with a logical and analytical approach to your work? Are you looking for a new challenge in healthcare informatics, where your work contributes to planning and delivering the best possible healthcare for our patients? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding Business Analytics Team based at Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust

In order to support its staff in the planning and delivery of the best possible healthcare for our patients, Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust needs timely, accurate and relevant information.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has an organised and logical approach to work and enjoys working flexibly under pressure in a busy team, as well as working on their own initiative to achieve deadlines. You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, numerate with proven analysis skills, and a good communicator. You should have proven experience of working in an Informatics or analytical role including the collection and dissemination of information.

You should be familiar with the MS Office suite of products, particularly Excel, and knowledge of SQL would be useful.

Proposed interview date:  to be confirmed

Main duties of the job

Communication and Working Relationships
• Clinicians and their teams
• Business Development Team
• Governance
• Senior Managers /Information Leads within and outside the organisation
• Finance Department
• Database Management Service (DBMS)
• CITS Data Quality and CITS Project Teams
• Digital Services

Management and Personal Development
• Work collaboratively with different departments such as configuration, business transformation, RA, governance and clinical teams to ensure a smooth and successful end product and on-going service.
• Communicate complicated, difficult to explain digital system issues to non technical staff and communicate very detailed information within team and other providers.
• The ability to work on own initiative and act independently is essential as is the need to be accountable for own actions

Working for our organisation

We’re an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people’s physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full information of the roles and responsibilities of this role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Please note we are not accepting any communication from Recruitment Agencies at the current time.  Please refrain from Sending the Trust CV’s as this does not count as an introduction.


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience of extracting & analysing complex and sensitive data to support the monitoring requirements to meet NHS plan targets
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of using SSRS or Power BI report development


Essential criteria
  • Excellant IT skills
  • Ability to communicate specialist information well with clients, colleagues and the public
  • Effective time management and the ability to prioritise work for self and others
Desirable criteria
  • Specialist knowledge and understanding of Mental Health and Community information, clinical terminology and coding systems.

Knowledge & Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Indepth knowledge of Microsoft software packages
Desirable criteria
  • Detailed knowledge of NHS Clinical Systems

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Veteran AwareApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleAge positiveInvestors in People: GoldImproving working livesMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerNHS Rainbow badgeArmed Forces Covenant

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jon Trower
Job title
Head of Business Analytics
Email address
[email protected]
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