Lead Data Scientist (Social Care)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

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    £500.00 - £650.00 per day

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    Ellie Bass

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Lead Data Scientist (Social Care)

The Role

This work involves producing analysis of child level data on both Local Authority Children's Services and Children's Social Care Providers.

This requirement involves leading a team of analysts, statisticians and data scientists to analyse datasets relating to children's social care. The analysis produced will be used by policy and operations colleagues to inform how our client inspects Local Authorities' Children's Services and Social Care Providers.

This work involves producing analysis of child level data. It will inform Social Care policy and operations colleagues about how the performance of Local Authority's and providers affects children.

Key Skills/Experience

  • Strong data analysis skills, particularly relating to analysis of larger datasets (with millions of observations)
  • Excellent collaborative skills: being able to deliver work through others
  • Experience of leading a research/analysis team
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to formulate and present conclusions to colleagues from a range of backgrounds.
  • A current DBS check is required.
  • Experience of working and delivering analysis in an agile team
  • Experience of delivering analysis using R and Excel
  • Knowledge of England's education sector.
  • Knowledge of children's social care practise

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