Contract: 12-month fixed term to start; may be extended Hours: 28 hours per week Location: London, N7 Salary: £39,120 pro rata per annum (actual salary £31,296 per annum) Please note the salary is inclusive of London Weighting. Closing date: 12pm on Monday 24th January Expected date of interviews: W/C 7th February
We have a great opportunity for a Data Scientist to join our team. This is a new role at Freedom from Torture, and is an exciting time to join us, as we start our next four year strategy.
About the role
With organisational aspirations to be a recognised centre of excellence for our direct services, we’re looking for a creative and enthusiastic Data Scientist to join our clinical information team. You will play a key role in assisting us to reach the next level in our collection and use of data (with a focus on clinical) to demonstrate outcomes and support effective clinical and organisational decision-making. You will also provide support in our striving to stream-line processes and gain internal efficiencies.
You will have a deep understanding of data and analytics, preferably in a health or social science context. You will have experience of a number of different tools and techniques to support better data collection and clear reporting. You will be a curious, flexible thinker, with excellent statistical technical and interpersonal skills. Organised, you will demonstrate a flair for problem solving and also for creating reusable tools to help others. You will be a champion of, and promote the use of data to define, manage and achieve departmental targets.
In return, we offer a competitive package, with a generous 30-day annual leave entitlement, and 6% employer pension contribution.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification, please click the link provided.
Please note a CV and a cover letter addressing the job description and person specification of the role are mandatory to be considered for the position.
About Freedom from Torture
Freedom from Torture is dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture, and we provide legal and welfare help. We expose torture globally, we fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of torture survivors in the UK.
We campaign for national and global change, using evidence from our services and survivor voices to protect and promote survivors’ rights and hold torturing states to account. We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work.
Freedom from Torture is committed to its responsibilities under safeguarding, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure, as well as a need for full employment history and up to date employment references.
Freedom from Torture is an equal opportunity employer. People with lived experience of torture or asylum, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications.