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Data Analyst- Supporting Families Programme

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 


Our Values are:

About the team we are recruiting to

In Coventry, we are working hard to build something special. Children and families are at the heart of everything we do, and we believe they deserve the best outcomes.  Children’s Services provides a wide range of statutory and non-statutory duties, from Early Help Services, through to children who are looked after. 

Supporting Families launched in March 2021 and builds on the previous Troubled Families programme. As set out in ‘Supporting Families 2021 to 2022 and beyond’, its focus is on building the resilience of vulnerable families, and on driving system change so that every area has joined up, efficient local services which are able to identify families in need and provide the right support at the right time.

The Supporting Families Programme helps thousands of families across England to get the help they need to address multiple disadvantages through a whole family approach, delivered by keyworkers, working for local authorities and their partners.

What is the job role?

In Coventry the Supporting Families Data Team are central in demonstrating the impact of front-line practice across services that support children and families from Early Help right through to Children’s Social Care. They play a crucial role in the quality assurance processes that underpin the programme and support front line practitioners to evidence sustained outcomes for children and families.

The Supporting Families Programme brings funding into the Local Authority that can be reinvested into services through a Payment by Results process. The analysts in the team support practitioners to evidence outcomes for children and families and complete a robust audit process to draw down the funding from central government.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Who are we looking for?

The Supporting Families Data Team is expanding, and we are looking for a full time dynamic and skilled analysts to join us, are you ready for a challenge and to work in new and creative ways- this job might be for you.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Work with databases and spreadsheets at a moderate to high level
  • Using information and data to demonstrate outcomes/ progress against targets
  • Interpret and present data and statistical information
  • Summarise clearly in writing and diagrams the key findings of any particular analysis
  • Prioritise and manage time effectively

This is a fixed term contract until March 2025 

For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

Interview date(s): 10th- 12th January 2023


About Coventry

Coventry has a proud, innovative and creative spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems and bring about real social change.

We are cutting-edge, challenging, youthful, vibrant and diverse.

At Coventry we are committed to excellence in everything we do. With around 4800 staff from a range of different backgrounds, our aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on our customers, take responsibility, work together and find better ways of doing things.

To deliver the best services to our residents, we need the best people working for us to make a difference to our communities.

If you join us, we will provide a fantastic rewards & benefits package which includes:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Opportunity for Salary Match
  • An outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Great opportunities to develop with access to accredited courses.
  • Access to an award-winning Occupational Health Service
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Coventry City Council

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