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Here at Picker we believe in treating our people well; from excellent career opportunities to a positive, collaborative culture. We all work with a shared set of values that inspire us to achieve the biggest impact.

We evaluate the areas of healthcare that matter most to people, producing actionable and insightful results to drive advances in standards. If you are passionate about putting people at the forefront of healthcare services, then Picker could be the place for you.

A rewarding place to work
Working alongside colleagues who are experts in their field, you will be part of a team contributing to our vision ‘the highest quality person centred care for all, always’. You will contribute to our research with NHS Trusts and many high profile charities, such as The British Heart Foundation, Pancreatic Cancer UK and Mind.

To support you we offer a friendly, person centred working culture with many benefits including:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Convenient location with free parking
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 30 days, plus public holidays
  • Christmas office closure (currently an additional 3 days leave)
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Free life assurance
  • Tailored learning and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • Regular calendar of social activities organised by a dedicated Social, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement team

Picker is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone who holds the required skill and/or experience. View our Job Applicants Privacy Notice here.

View our current job vacancies below.

Data Analyst – Data Services Team

Applications close on 21-05-2021

Salary range: £23,936 – £32,639 (Band 5)

Job type: Full-time

Contract period: Permanent

Reporting to: Python Developer

Department: Data Services

Location: Oxford office or home-based

We wish to appoint a Data Analyst in the Data Services team.

This role

Reporting to the Python Developer, you will be involved in maintaining, implementing, and developing applications, working with our service delivery team and analytic colleagues to ensure that client needs are met to agreed deadlines. This will include cleaning and analysing data, as well as presenting accessible outputs.

Proven experience as a data analyst or in a data driven role, as well as knowledge or demonstrable interest in using Python with a focus on data engineering and competency in Microsoft Office packages, are essential to this role. You should also have prior experience of using statistical packages for analysing datasets. The ability to work collaboratively, while operating in a self-motivated and independent fashion is key, together with robust written/oral communication skills and attention to detail. You should be adept at queries, report preparation, visualising data and presenting your findings, with a desire to have a career in social or healthcare research or market research.

The Data Services Team

The Data Analyst role is part of the Data Services team, which provides analysis and outputs for other teams at Picker and for our clients. The role is responsible for the maintenance and development of the code base used in Picker’s analysis and reporting. This includes ensuring that our in-house applications are kept up-to-date and are fit-for-purpose for supporting delivery of our outputs on a range of projects including national survey programmes.

About Picker Institute Europe

Picker is an Oxford-based charity with an international reputation as a key authority in the measurement and improvement of patient experience. Our mission is to make person-centred health and social care a reality for everyone.

Researching and measuring the experiences of patients, service users, and staff are key areas of our work.  We develop and run surveys for a wide range of public and private healthcare organisations, as well as national bodies, voluntary sector organisations and international healthcare providers.  Furthermore, we conduct original research using qualitative and quantitative social research methods to investigate issues related to people’s experiences of care and organisations’ efforts to improve services.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a C.V and covering letter to In your covering letter please describe your suitability for the role. You should review the full job description included below before applying for the role. Applications via job boards or without a cover letter will not be considered.

Closing date for applications is Friday 21st May 2021


For further information about the role, please contact Daniel Balseanu by email in the first instance:


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