Strategic Data Officer - CAI00152

Care Inspectorate
Closing date
1 Jun 2021

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Job Title: Strategic Data Officer

Salary: £24,519 - £26,349

Location: Flexible - based in any local Care Inspectorate office

Contract: Temporary for 6 months until October 2021

About us

The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body that supports improvement in care. Our vision is that people across Scotland receive high quality care that meets their needs, rights and choices. We are a national organisation, employing in excess of 600 staff working across our network of offices and from home.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to develop their current IT skills and learn new analytical skills using a range of different programs. You will support the Intelligence team in delivering key analytical support our strategic inspection programmes, working closely with a multi-disciplinary team of Care Inspectorate colleagues and those from external agencies.

You will support the Intelligence team in providing an analytical function throughout the inspection process through the improvement and maintenance of data collection tools and by identifying and summarising key inspection findings and preparing accurate statistical reports for a range of internal and external audiences.

About you

The Intelligence Team will offer training and support for the specialist software and skills required for this role. However, you will need to be confident working with raw data and comfortable working with Microsoft Excel. The successful candidate will pay close attention to detail in order to clean and validate data and identify opportunities to improve data quality. Your sound knowledge of operational ICT systems will be invaluable and give you a solid foundation from which to coordinate data quality improvement initiatives.

As well as having good literacy skills, you will have an aptitude for working with facts and figures to a high degree of accuracy. Excellent IT skills are a pre-requisite, enabling you to present complex information in a meaningful way.

You will be expected to work with colleagues across the Care Inspectorate and other external organisations, and so must have excellent interpersonal skills and be prepared to develop a sound understanding of the inspection data to respond effectively to the requirements of the role.

Next steps

For an informal discussion about the above posts, please contact Francesca Colaco by email at or on telephone no. 07810637011.

If you believe that your expertise and motivation make you suitable for this post, please complete an application form and send it to the recruitment mailbox no later than 8am on Monday 3 May 2021.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

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