Senior Information Officer

Location:

Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

09 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Information:

Starting salary: PO3- PO5 (£38385 – £47661) 
Work Location:Alexandra House, 10 Station Road, N22 7TR (Hybrid working) 
Hours per week: 36 hours per week  
Contract type: 1 year Secondment/ Fixed Term Contract 
Closing date: Sunday, 9th October 2022
Provisional Interview Dates: Week commencing Monday, 24th October 2022.

About Haringey:

Haringey Council is one of 32 in the London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. 

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home. 

About the role

Are you passionate about making a difference for children and/or vulnerable adults improving their outcomes? Are you experienced in the collection and analysis of data? Have you got experience of supporting others to use data to focus on outcomes, impact, and service improvement?  

If yes, then you can make a real difference in Haringey. The Performance Team has a wide and varied remit ranging from completing key statistical returns, reporting performance to senior officers and Members, and supporting service improvement through performance management.  

We have a vacancy in the Corporate Performance and Business Intelligence team aligned to supporting our Children’s and Adult Social Care Services in a senior information analyst role. This post offers an exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated data analysts working closely with all departments and providers in the local area to improve services and outcomes for some of our most vulnerable residents and families.  

A key component of the role is maintaining effective performance management and reporting systems providing support to business units to monitor progress towards meeting national and local targets. The role is of a senior nature which means that the analyst will be the lead on specialised projects and will be tasked with ensuring that meaningful analysis sits at the heart of decision-making. The post holder will use analysis and insight in the delivery and review of strategic plans, objectives, outcomes, and targets to inform and support policy development. The role will work closely with the performance manager and other senior analysts in the team and will be an expert user of Social Care business systems and reporting software. Haringey’s social care system is Mosaic, but we are in the process of implementing Liquid Logic. The council is moving to Power BI as the main corporate reporting tool although we also use Business Objects.

About You:

This post is intended for an ambitious and passionate individual with a “Can Do” attitude who wants to hone their skills in a high profile, corporate team. The post holder will be reviewing, analysing, and challenging performance to provide evidence-based information meeting identified, current and future needs mostly relating to social care data. They will be expected to make use of infographic and data visualisation techniques to achieve this including utilising Excel, Power BI and other reporting tools.  

We are looking for someone who: 

  • has excellent technical and analytical skills.
  • has experience in social care performance management.
  • has experience of reporting and presenting complex information for a range of audiences.
  • has experience of successfully using data and performance intelligence to drive service improvement.
  • has rigorous attention to detail and the ability to process large datasets.
  • is good communicator and can build strong working relationships across a range of stakeholders.  

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community.   

Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 30 days + bank holidays, hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.  

Further information:

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Richard.Hutton@haringey.gov.uk or Margaret.Gallagher@haringey.gov.uk.  

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