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Research & Survey Officer

Salary Grade C, £29,725 per annum (National) & £34,407 (London)
Directorate Strategy & Intelligence
Function Intelligence
Job Type Permanent
Hours of Work 37

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Research & Survey Officer

Location- London, Newcastle or Bristol

Grade C, £29,725 per annum (National) & £34,454 (London)


About the role

As a Research and Survey Officer you will have responsibility for a portfolio of surveys and studies within the NHS Patient Survey Programme.

You will have day to day responsibility for leading the ongoing management and delivery of survey development, data analysis and dissemination of results. Working with a wide range of stakeholders you will take responsibility for the design and delivery of survey outputs in accordance with the Intelligence Quality Assurance Framework and UK Statistics Authority Code of Practice for Official Statistics. In addition you will also contribute to writing specifications as part of commissioning new survey projects and studies. On occasion you will need to deliver advice on survey methodology to CQC colleagues in support of their work.

About you

You will have good working knowledge and experience of quantitative research methods in addition to project planning skills. Experience of the application of survey research methods, including large-scale surveys, sampling methodologies and of working on all stages of the survey process are most important.  We are looking for someone with experience of analysing large datasets using SPSS, who has good analysis and reporting skills. Strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships alongside the ability to identify risks and pay close attention to detail are also essential for this role.

For further information please see the attached job description and Intelligence competency framework pages 8, 9 and 11.

About CQC

CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.

Closing Date: Monday 26th March 2018 at 11.45pm

External Candidate Information

• Please provide referee details for a full 3 year employment history on your application along with relevant information to support any gaps in employment, we will not approach your referees without your prior consent.

• Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of this vacancy closing, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

• Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all of our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.

• We must also inform you that, in line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Tier 2

CQC are currently not able to accept applications from anyone requiring Tier 2 sponsorship because there are currently no Tier 2 vacancies.

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