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Data and Intelligence Practitioner - Covid Hub


Public Health

Bolton Council

Job Title: Data and Intelligence Practitioner - Covid Hub

Salary: Grade J SCP 35 £38,890 to SCP 39 £42,821

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term 12 Months


The Role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Data and Intelligence Practitioner to support the delivery of the public health intelligence function, supporting our Covid 19 Test, Trace, and Isolation Hub.  The successful candidate will co-ordinate the further design, development and delivery of our data collection systems and other solutions to support the delivery of high quality, accessible data collection and analysis and inform decision making.


You will be involved in scoping, designing, and testing revised technical solutions for the collection of data and information, as well as working closely with colleagues across the Hub and wider council to understand the objectives and determine how data can be used to achieve our goals.


This is an ideal opportunity to apply your technical skills in data management and manipulation across a varied range of projects aimed at managing our Covid 19 response. 


About You

As a highly motivated and innovative individual you will have knowledge and understanding of appropriate IT software that supports storage and analysis of large, complex datasets. You will be able to draw conclusions from data sets by providing insights and then visualising and presenting this information in user friendly and engaging ways.


You will have a degree level qualification and or relevant experience in a relevant subject that supports Public Health / Social Science e.g. Maths, Science, Data Science, Data, Analytics, Computer Science.


About Us

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated team of public health professionals who are committed to reducing inequality and improving population health. The public health directorate has undergone substantial development and we are expanding our excellent team and growing capacity, knowledge, skills and expertise. You will be joining at an exciting time when public health is at the heart of public policy and your skills and expertise will be pivotal to decision making and changing the lives of people who live and work in Bolton.


This is alongside working for an employer that offers excellent staff benefits.


For more information please see the Work with Us page on 


This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.


This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.


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