Contract type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £25,203 – £29,931 per year
The Connection at St. Martins is based in the heart of London, near Charing Cross Station and Trafalgar Square. The Connection has been helping homeless people since the First World War and is one of London’s largest homelessness charities. The Connection helps thousands of people each year through delivery of services for rough sleepers and people who are vulnerably housed.
Our services include:
• A Day Centre supporting 2500 people a year to engage in mainstream services.
• A Night Centre providing 750 people a year with access to emergency accommodation.
• Advice for 900 people a year so that they can access housing and improve wellbeing.
• Enterprise and Employment helping 700 people a year to move into work, learning and volunteering.
Our new strategy from April 2018 includes our aim to develop our services in new ways. This includes implementing a strengths-based approach to client work, consolidating the implementation of a new service model, creating better pathways for clients into health and treatment services and improving our systems to demonstrate impact.
Along with a number of other developments, we have created a new ‘Knowledge and Innovation Team’ which works alongside the direct service delivery teams to act as the ‘engine room’ for innovation, quality assurance and best practice. The team takes a lead on areas of work including evidence and impact, volunteer development, policy and good practice, advocacy and client involvement. In 2019, The Connection began using the ‘In-form’ (salesforce-based) client database.
The Data Analyst role will perform a key function in the Knowledge and Innovation Team, drawing on the Inform database and other sources of information to ensure all parts of the charity have access to the data they require to fulfil their roles.
This role requires someone with the ability to use and interpret quantitative data and databases and the ability to explain quantitative data to non-technical audiences. You will be able to support colleagues to develop their abilities to collect, use and interpret quantitative information confidently. You will also have experience of gathering and synthesising data from multiple sources and the ability to communicate their conclusions orally and in writing.
You will be passionate about the value of data as an asset to shape improvements to services for clients in a busy and dynamic charity. Finally you will enjoy working with colleagues (including clients and frontline workers).
So, are you ready to take on this exciting opportunity? To apply, please read and then complete the application form, ensuring that you have clearly demonstrated that you meet the requirements of the role set out in the person specification.
Closing date: Friday 6th December 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 18th December and Thursday 19th December 2019.