Data Analyst - Supported Housing Intern

Data Analyst - Supported Housing Intern

Role Title:                   Data Analyst: Supported Housing Intern                   

Department:              Supported Housing

Reports to:                 Director of Supported Housing

Location:                    HfW Head Office in Brixton SW9 9SP


Overall Aim

We are looking for 2 part time female summer interns to carry out important research focused on the analysis and interpretation of both quantitative and qualitative data to identify changing needs of service users with the aim to drive improvement of our Supported Housing Services.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity for anyone with a key interest in developing both their desk and social research skills as they will be not only tracking, collecting and analysing all 32 London Boroughs’ key strategic priorities regarding Violence against Women and Girls, LBTQI, Health and Community Involvement; but also conducting our annual service users survey gathering information by directly interacting by phone and/or face to face with women supported by us.

If you are a people’s person with strong analytical skills to collect and interpret data and with persuasive communication skills to share information in a clear, concise and engaging manner, we want to hear from you! In exchange we offer you a meaningful opportunity to enhance your skills whilst contributing to a fairer society.

We are an independent housing association and a charity dedicated to improve lives by providing social housing and gender sensitive support services to women in London. Our Supported Housing team runs diverse specialised services for female ex-offenders and women who have experienced gender based violence including domestic abuse and human trafficking.


Key Responsibilities

  • To carry our desk research regarding different issues affecting the lives of women in our supported housing services, gathering relevant information and data from different sources that can be used as an evidence base to facilitate informed decision making
  • To conduct our 2018 Service Users survey and gather, results through survey monkey
  • To analyse and interpret data and information obtained, making sure that key issues are identified
  • To produce an interim report presenting your findings and data analysis in an engaging visual and intuitive way
  • To contribute with the selection and/or production of relevant written material that can be used for internal and external publications
  • To act in accordance with the aims of Housing for Women
  • To promote and implement Housing for Women’s Equality Diversity and Inclusion Policy and other polices adopted by the Board. 



We are looking for someone able to commit 3-4 days per week for up to 8 weeks during the summer (July/August). We can be flexible with the days and the hours.

Our core volunteering hours are Monday to Friday 9.30-4.30pm.

Closing date: 12:00pm, Friday 8th June 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed, but most likely to be on the week starting on 18th June 2018


Benefits of doing your Internship with Us

This role would suit someone with a strong interest in social policy, gender studies, sociology or related fields who wants to gain experience in the Third Sector Arena.

Some additional benefits are:

  1. Experience of working in a supportive and professional environment
  2. Full induction, support and supervision
  3. Opportunity to develop new skills
  4. Relevant training opportunities (i.e. Safeguarding, Confidentiality, Data Protection, etc.) 


Additional Information

  • Core training and induction will be provided prior commencing the role.
  • We reimburse genuine out of pocket travel expenses (London zones 1- 6) to and from the place of work and up to £4 for lunch expenses.
  • If deemed necessary Housing for Women will conduct a full DBS Check
  • Due to the nature of the work, this role is restricted to female only candidates. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and sections of the community and we particularly encourage applications from mature students, ex-offenders and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented in our Volunteering Programme.


Role Experience, Knowledge and Skills Profile



·         Computer literate and confident in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook )

·         Experience in data gathering and analysis

·         Studies in a relevant subject area (e.g. Social Research, Politics, Social Policy, Business, Gender studies, etc.) (Desirable)


·         Organisational and planning skills,

·         Ability to multitask and manage tight deadlines effectively

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Strong report writing and presentation skills

·         Methodical approach with both, a keen eye for detail and the capacity to see the big picture

·         Ability to present and explain data in a visual and intuitive way

Personal Style and Behaviour

·         Ability to work on own initiative

·         Good interpersonal skills

·         Can-do approach

Other Requirements

·         Commitment to quality, customer service, best practice and best value in all aspects of the Association’s operations

·         Personal commitment to the corporate values, vision and objectives of Housing for Women’s culture of continuous service improvement

·         Evidenced commitment to equality and diversity


For more information please contact Maria Galan – Volunteer Co-ordinator

Email:   Phone: 020 3794 4798   Mobile: 077 1146 9094


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