Nhs West Midlands

Data Analyst Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Nhs West Midlands (Employer)

Whitehat Group Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,737.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm
18 months (duration)
25 February 2021(start date)
Data analyst (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
22 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

NHS England is expanding their analytical capacity and are looking to recruit new apprentices to support the NHS. They are recruiting to two teams, one supporting the Midlands region, the other the South East. You will be working with regional colleagues on a variety of areas to help support the delivery of high quality services for patients.


  • Design a regional data collection around hospital-based outbreaks – working with the COVID administrative teams, agree what data requires collecting, designing a form for collection and the backend to collate the returning information
  • Developing a storyboard presentation for a healthcare community on a clinical pathway - that includes data from a wide range of sources and sets out the key messages
  • Summarise a set of data, to be regularly updated, to show how a region compares to others clinical areas, covering spend, efficiency, clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction
  • Consider and respond to the impact of COVID on various services
  • Generating graphs and tables from various data sets
  • Producing business intelligence reports
  • Log, analyse and manage problems in order to identify and implement the appropriate solution, ensuring that the problem is fixed
  • Interpretation of data, statistics, evaluation, or simple modelling or forecasting as needed
  • Discussing and assessing priorities with end users and customers
  • Maintaining, cleansing and exploration of data on various databases
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across our team and the wider organisation

Future Prospects

  • After your Data Analysis Apprenticeship, you can progress into any Junior Data Analyst, Data Scientist and Data engineer role
  • You'll have the skills to run insight analytical projects from beginning to end and work within a Data Analytics team

Skills Required

  • You are inquisitive and methodical in applying analytical skills
  • You have a high attention to detail
  • Use a mix of SQL, VBA, R & Tableau to work directly with large data sets and produce analysis at scale

Qualities Required

  • You need to be able to work to a deadline, fulfilling your role as part of a team
  • Great communication skills
  • Great problem solving skills - you are an active listener and ask for clarification when building a solution

Qualifications Required

  • Five GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Training Provided

Training on the 18 month Standard Level 4 Data Analytics (DA4) Apprenticeship:

  • Being a WhiteHat apprentice means access to awesome social events, sports teams, insight/career days with other apprentices to grow your network, as well as your own personal Coach who will guide you through the qualification to help you achieve your full potential
  • As part of your WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit
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