Senior Information Analyst - Aberdeen

Job reference: 000040

Location: Various

Job closing date: 25/03/2019

Job posted date: 05/03/2019

Salary: Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Public Health & Intelligence

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

This post will be based in Aberdeen.

Information Services Division of NHS National Services Scotland has over 40 years’ experience of supporting NHSScotland to deliver better health outcomes: better data means better lives.  We are the largest employer of information staff in Scotland.  We work with clinicians, health and social care practitioners, managers, researchers and others across the wider public service and beyond.  

(In line with the national reform aims of the Scottish Government’s Health& Social Care Delivery Plan, Public Health & Intelligence will become part of a new Public Health Body for Scotland, to be known as Public Health Scotland.  This means that as a result, all employees will be transferred to the new organisation which is anticipated to be during 2019/2020.)

We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.  As one of our Senior Information Analysts you will:

•    Analyse and link data to improve services for and the lives of the people of Scotland
•    Use a wide range of data sources and powerful analytics tools to provide insight that supports better decision making
•    Provide robust evidence to influence the future shape of health and care services

This is an excellent chance to use and grow your skills and experience in:

•    Analysing and interpreting complex data and communicating insights in a customer focussed environment
•    Ability to coach, develop and line manage staff
•    Presenting complex data effectively through the use of data visualisation techniques

Successful candidates will be based in the Aberdeen area for our LIST Service.  However, ISD do have staff located in other parts of Scotland.

You can learn more about the Senior Information Analyst role by visiting ISD Scotland , visiting the NSS YouTube channel or following us on Twitter.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion and/or to discuss the work area, benefits and the opportunities for development and progression, please contact Philip Johnston at

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is 25th March 2019.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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