UKRR and GIRFT medical statistician – applications open until 14 June

The UK Renal Registry (UKRR) and Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) are looking for a medical statistician to support the GIRFT national review on renal medicine.

The UK Renal Registry (UKRR) is part of The Renal Association (RA). It is the major source of audit of renal services in the UK. GIRFT is a national programme designed to improve the quality of care within the NHS by reducing unwarranted variations. By tackling variations in the way services are delivered across the NHS and by sharing best practice between trusts, GIRFT identifies changes that will help improve patient care and outcomes, as well as delivering efficiencies.

You will:

  • Use your statistical knowledge and skills to advise UKRR and GIRFT colleagues
  • Perform data management, cleaning and validation
  • Support the GIRFT data collection and linkages
  • Prepare data sets for use in statistical analyses
  • Perform statistical analyses, and contribute to the preparation of GIRFT reports
  • Present the data to renal centres and support the quality improvement activity

We are looking for a highly committed, qualified individual, with a keen interest in Big Data and improving outcomes for people with kidney disease. If your statistical skills and experience include statistical programming, modelling and analysis, as well as gathering data from multiple (linked) sources in multiple formats, then we want to hear from you. We will need you to excel at collaborative working and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will need experience in using SAS and working with HES data, and it will also be an advantage if you are familiar with Stata.

We offer a flexible working culture, commitment to your wellbeing and competitive leave entitlements.

Salary: £35,156.52

Contract: 12 months fixed term

Hours: Full time (will consider part time applications)

Location: Southmead, Bristol

To apply:

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Jen Barwell.

Please outline your relevant experience and skills, highlighting your suitability for this vacancy against the requirements outlined in the job description. For more information and to view the job description and person specification, please visit the UK Renal Registry website.

Closing date for applications: 14th June 2019.