Lead Data Scientist- NHS Dorset Dorchester DT1 £50,952 – £57,349 a year – Permanent

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  • Salary: £50.00 - £57.00 / Annual
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  • Job ID 23954
  • Sector  Data Science

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Please see attached for the full Job Description. A key pillar of delivering digital change within the NHS is the data science discipline. The Dorset Integrated Care Board (ICB) is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to develop its technical capabilities in solving complex problems using data science and machine learning models. This role will be working in the Dorset Intelligence and Insight Service (DiiS) with the data science function.

As a Lead Data Scientist, you will lead modelling and analytical projects, assisting data scientists and data engineers on modelling methodologies and coding practices, you will have experience of successfully deploying projects using cloud infrastructure and data pipelines. As a technical leader, you will be instrumental in developing tools and methodologies to solve problems using data science and AI models. You will assist the head of data science in leading the data science team and reviewing code, and implementing tools and approaches that will contribute to Dorsets transition to cutting-edge data science, automation & AI. The Lead Data Scientist will be able to apply knowledge of a variety of data science approaches and methodologies such as machine learning, statistics, forecasting, classification, simulation modelling, operational research, and NLP as appropriate.

This role provides the opportunity to be part of a change to the way we deliver health and care services in Dorset ICS; we need a greater focus on prevention, reducing health inequalities by providing equitable access, outcomes, and experience, joining up pathways for the benefit of the users and ensuring care is delivered by the right person, in the right place at the right time. Population Health Management is key to this approach; we need to ensure we have the correct data sets; use all the data we have available well and adopt a data driven approach to planning and delivery of health and care. The Lead Data Scientist also will work closely with a variety of clinicians and operational teams and use their detailed domain knowledge to develop solutions that create positive impact in the system and for the population.

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