• Full Time
  • UK

Job Description

Health Protection Surveillance Analyst – Covid-19 Response Service (fixed term post 1 year) 

£37,722 – £40,869 pa

About Us

You will be joining a vibrant, innovate public health team working to tackle Covid-19 as well as improve health and reduce inequalities in a wide range of ways through our new health and wellbeing strategy: 50 steps to a healthier Newham.

About You 

You will be able to analyse information from a range of sources to improve our COVID-19 surveillance. This will involve bringing together information, carrying out analysis and generating insights to inform outbreak management as a part of the COVID-19 Response Service.

About You

We’re looking for enthusiastic candidates who are passionate about improving health and reducing inequalities, able to think laterally and use their initiative.

You will be joining a vibrant, innovate public health team working to tackle Covid-19 as well as improve health and reduce inequalities in a wide range of ways through our new health and wellbeing strategy: 50 steps to a Healthier Newham.

This role specifically aims to increase the detection of Covid-19 case clusters, outbreaks and neighbourhood with high incidence rates to inform both reactive outbreak investigation and proactive community engagement. This will be used to reduce Covid-19 risks and prevent onward transmission of Covid-19 in Newham.

Fixed-term: 12 months.

Closing date: Sunday 20 June 2021 at 23:59. Interviews will be online on Wed 23 June 2021

Please see the job description for more information or contact 

Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

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