Health Policy Analyst

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Job title: Health Policy Analyst
Location: Flexible, with travel to London expected (Currently home based due to COVID-19)
Role: Permanent, full time
Salary: Grade C, £36,150 plus £4k London weighting if applicable

Are you fascinated by health policy and how the NHS works?
Are you skilled at using data and other analysis to inform policy positions?
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment?

About the role

The NHS Confederation seeks a proactive, motivated health policy analyst to support NHS Confederation’s policy programme by managing and leading the delivery of key analytical work. From COVID-19 to waiting lists, you will contribute intelligence, statistical, and analytical support to our policy and advocacy programme, with a primary focus on NHS performance and capacity. This new role will contribute to NHS Confederation’s products and interventions to influence national policy on behalf of our members.  

We can offer a level of flexibility regarding where you work. Later, you will be required to travel at times to our London offices, but we are comfortable with home working, so we can accommodate what suits you best.
We would love to hear from you if you:

Have good knowledge of UK health policy, including key challenges for the NHS
Have excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and like working with data
Enjoy working as part of a team but can also design and deliver your own projects
Have strong written and oral communication skills, including for presentations
Can be responsive and agile in a rapidly changing environment

About us

The NHS Confederation is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for our staff. A place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of inclusive employment policies including family friendly policies and flexible working and we have range of channels to support staff from different backgrounds including our staff networks and a staff forum.

The NHS Confederation is committed to being a flexible employer. We understand the value and benefit to our employees being able to work flexibly to respond to changing circumstances and we want to ensure we do as much as possible to help support a work life balance and take care of employee health and wellbeing.

You will receive an excellent benefits package, including 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, flexible working, salary sacrifice schemes and travel season ticket loans. 

To Apply

Please download the job description and complete the application form. Please note we do not accept CVs. If you require the application form in another format please contact
Completed application forms should be emailed to

For an informal discussion about the post and the NHS Confederation before applying please contact

Application deadline: 7th March (midnight)
Interview date: 16th March 



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