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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2020.

Desktop Support Team Leader

Job Reference: 210-COCH-20-835

Employer:
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
IMT
Location:
Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

At the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we pride ourselves on not only leading through clinical excellence, but also by creating an environment where all staff are valued and appreciated. The Trust has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and is nationally accredited at the highest levels in many areas, in particular clinical outcomes and patient safety.

Our Vision for the Trust is to deliver NHS care locally that makes our staff and our community proud. We want our patients to be assured they will receive care as rapidly as possible in a first-class environment that is Safe, Kind and Effective.

Our High Performance Culture will support everyone to be the best version of themselves by being true to our Trust vision, values and behaviors.


Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Your Opportunity

The primary function of this post will be to manage the desktop services team and to provide 2nd and 3rd line desktop support and associated services for the Trust, including operating system, network and hardware support.

The post holder will also provide assistance, support and training to team members in the basic support, operation and remediation of a wide range of desktop IT and support services.

The post holder will be responsible for the administration of the Trust infrastructure IT assets, including maintaining an accurate inventory of all software and hardware assets.

Participation as project team members will be required in any relevant ICT Systems projects.

Please see the job description & person specification to outline the main duties involved; however this is subject to change and will vary within the given role. We ask all employees to be flexible in their role, to always ensure we are delivering Safe, Kind and Effective care.

Name Claire Pleavin Job title ICT Operational Support Team Leader

Email address c.pleavin@nhs.net

Telephone number 01244363506




The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust consists of a 600 bedded large district General Hospital, which provides its services on the Countess of Chester Health Park, and a 64 bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital. The Trust has almost 4,000 staff and provides a range of medical services to more than 445,000 patients per year from areas covering Western Cheshire, Ellesmere Port, Neston and North Wales.

If subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975, then a disclosure submission will be made to the Disclosure & Barring service (formerly CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. The cost of the DBS application is £28 (standard) or £45 (enhanced), this cost will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

The Trust will not fund applications for Work Permits and Further Leave to Remain. Those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applicants. However non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available, as the Trust is unlikely in this circumstance to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website

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