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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

IT Apprentice

Job Reference: 202-A-20-12950

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Trust HQ, Exeter
National Apprenticeship Wage

The IT Service department is looking for an IT Apprentice to join their team in Exeter.

The Trust provides IT support to its entire staff (over 4,000) and is looking for enthusiastic and courteous staff that would be able to offer excellent Customer Service to our non-technical users.

We are looking for someone who is looking to understand how a busy IT department provides support to 4,500 users spread across 7 counties.

This is an entry level into the world of IT we are after an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is willing to learn as they start in their career in IT.

There will be opportunities to work with the IT ServiceDesk, desktop and server support engineers, plus interaction with network and telephony teams.

You will also be required to provide a range of admin support functions, including receipt of goods and delivery of hardware to ambulance stations.Applicants must have GCSE’s (Grade C or above) or equivalent, including English and Mathematics, and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows Operating Systems.

An IT-related qualification would be beneficial.

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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