Leeds LS2Part-time£52,306 - £60,983 a yearDo you want to contribute to working out how to allocate approx. £100 billion of funding to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to commission care for patients in their locality?
This an exciting opportunity to work in the allocations section of the Analysis and Insight for Finance Team of NHS England and NHS Improvement to help shape how health care resources are distributed.
The team provide advice on the allocation of funding to CCGs for their core commissioning responsibilities. Our objectives are to set fair allocations between CCG areas, based on evidence on the relative need for healthcare, and which contribute to a reduction in health inequalities.
As an Econometrician the post holder will work as part of a dynamic analytical community in NHS England and NHS Improvement and lead on the refresh of the allocation formulae for general and acute services and specialised services.
This will involve conducting econometric / statistical analysis of a large person level dataset which covers admitted patient care, accident and emergency and outpatient attendances, to investigate the drivers of need for general and acute services and specialised services across the population and across the country.
They will then construct and updated general and acute and specialised services allocation formulae which will be used in setting target allocations for CCGs.
The successful candidate will have experience in building econometric / statistical models relating to health and a mix of the following skills : Use of appropriate software to analyse large health datasetsAbility to assess data quality and reliability and quality assure analysisData interrogation skills including data linkingKnowledge of NHS datasets and definitionsKnowledge of data governance and data securityExcellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)Critical thinking and problem structuringCustomer and stakeholder engagement and managementProject managementThis is a fixed term, part time role for 3 days a week until the end of March 2020 with some flexibility around days and hours worked.
The post holder can be based in Leeds or London. Secondment opportunities are welcomed for this post.