Data Scientist- Nuffield Health Epsom Permanent, Full-time

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  • Job ID 21882
  • Sector Data Science

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  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Private medical insurance


Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Hybrid |Data | Permanent | Full Time

Competitive salary, depending on experience

37.5 hours per week

Nuffield Health is the charity that’s building a healthier nation, one day at a time. From award-winning hospitals and leisure facilities to flagship community programmes – we’ll do whatever it takes to look after the UK’s wellbeing. It starts with passion and commitment to quality. It starts with you.

As an evidence-first organisation, Nuffield Health is committed to making objective decisions using data. As a Data Scientist you’ll have an interdisciplinary focus, using techniques and knowledge from a range of scientific and data science disciplines (for example, statistics, analytics, machine learning). You’ll facilitate the unlocking of valuable knowledge within large scale historic data sets as well as support the ongoing curation and learning from prospective data.

Our Data Scientist will support the development and design of the function’s vision, capabilities, infrastructure, and road map for the launch of data sciences capabilities across the Charity. They will also scope, design and implement machine learning models to support the numerous initiatives of the business and demonstrate the impact to the bottom line.

As our Data Scientist, you will:

  • Work closely with other Data and Analytics Teams, inclusive of clinical experts, academics and data engineers, in creating big data applications through the utilisation of structured and unstructured data, designing optimal data architecture, and experimenting on new machine learning techniques.
  • Draft regular reports, presenting recommended models and proposed strategies for approval.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the business dynamics and take initiative to conduct exploratory data analyses and experimental designs to help the Charity better understand trends and behaviours of beneficiaries and settle on the most suitable approaches to drive commercial and intellectual value

To succeed as our Data Scientist, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics/data science/computer sciences or closely related.
  • Post-graduate degree in data science – at least MSc
  • Rich experience in information management system development (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, Access) and NoSQL database in windows.
  • Experience in advance data analysis and big data, machine learning and natural language processing, knowledge management and semantic web (ontology)
  • Web-based tool development experience
  • Strong programming skills in R/Python/SQL
  • Good experience working with large scale data sets

Helping you feel good.

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That’s why we’ve developed a benefits package with you in mind. From free private healthcare to gym membership, a cycle to work scheme and more. At Nuffield Health, we take care of what’s important to you.

Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today.

If you like what you see, why not start your application now? We consider applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close adverts early (for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications). So, it’s a good idea toright away to ensure you’re considered for this role.

It starts with you.


Epsom – Surrey

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Helping you be and feel your best.


Annual Leave

25 days + Bank Holidays, increasing to 27 days after 5 years and to 30 days after 10 years of service.


Nuffield Health Healthcare Plan

Membership is free for employees and you can add partner and dependants at your own cost.


Financial Wellbeing

A range of employee benefits through a Financial Wellbeing provider – including affordable loans repaid through salary, access to your pay when you need it, simple savings, a government Help to Save scheme and money insights.


Cycle to Work Scheme

Save money, get fit and reduce your carbon footprint by taking advantage of this tax-efficient scheme to get a new bike.


Gym Membership

Free membership to any Nuffield Health gym, plus discounted memberships for family members.


Online GP

Discounted access to secure video and telephone GP consultations and a suite of healthcare management tools, provided by digital healthcare company Doctor Care Anywhere.

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