Senior Research Analyst
£34000 - £37000
Based on experience and benefits
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Help us improve health and care
We are the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people and help make sure their views shape the support they need. We have the power to make sure that those in charge of services hear people’s voices. Our sole purpose is to help make care better for people.
We have an ambitious vision to ensure that health and care works for everyone. Using the power of people’s stories, we aim help improve how services are run now and in the future.
To help us do this, we are looking for exceptional people who want to use their skills to make a difference.
Join our small but dynamic team and in return you’ll get to enjoy a great place to work, with excellent benefits.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced analyst with a strong background in research to develop the intelligence that we receive from our network of 152 local Healthwatch based around the country.
One of our greatest challenges is understanding how people’s experiences vary across communities and for those who often find it difficult to be heard - you will have the skills to help us meet this challenge so that health and care services work for everyone.
This is an exciting opportunity for analysts working across other government sectors looking to broaden their experience within the field of research and intelligence.
As part of this opportunity you will:
Take a leading role in working with our network to improve the way we do our research, applying creative approaches to gathering the experiences of people who use health and care services at a national level.
Develop intelligence products to support organisational decision making and our influencing strategy as well as applying a breadth of techniques to make sense of the insight that we collect and collate.
What you’ll bring to the role
A strong background in research with experience of leading analytical or research work
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present your research findings to a range of audiences
A sound understanding of data management systems and products and the principles of qualitative and quantitative research methods
Experience of effective horizon scanning to turn large volumes of data into useful intelligence
Closing date: Sunday 10th February 2019 at 11.45pm
CQC Values and Benefits
CQC is committed to and supports the values that underpin the very foundation of who we are:
Excellence - Being a high-performing organization
Caring - Treating everyone with dignity and respect
Integrity - Doing the right thing
Teamwork - Learning from each other to be the best we can
CQC is dedicated to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination.
CQC additionally offer an excellent benefits package of 27+ days annual leave (increasing with years of service) and bank holidays, NHS pension scheme, NHS fleet hire, cycle scheme, childcare vouchers, employee support package and an employee discount scheme. For home working employees, CQC offer a home working allowance covering telephone and broadband, car user allowance (where applicable), home office equipment and technology in line with our homeworking policy.