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Database Administrator

Job Reference: 202-A-21-13807

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
38,890 - 44,503 pa

Benefits of working for the NHS and the Trust:

  • Be involved in delivering resilient and ever improving patient care – you can make a difference
  • Work within an ever changing and exciting environment
  • Opportunity to be more hands on with a wide range of new and exciting technologies
  • 27 days annual leave as standard
  • Working in a flexible environment with options to work from home
  • Take advantage of NHS and Blue Light Discounts and MyTrustBenefits to get discounts on a wide range of products and services including restaurants, shopping, gym membership, holidays, mortgage brokerage and many more
  • Access to the Cycle to Work scheme

Working as a senior technical expert the Database Administrator has complete management responsibility for the Trusts Database Management Systems (DBMS). Specifically, to proactively manage the database environment in order to ensure maximum availability and efficient operation of the 24/7x365 business critical systems that are relied upon for real time operations in the Control Rooms / Call Centres

A suitable candidate must be educated to degree level or equivalent in the area of informatics and have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a similar role. Expertise & management of Microsoft SQL environments is essential.

This post will be reporting to the Technology Manager and will provide support to all areas of the Trust so good interpersonal skills are essential.

Driving license would be beneficial, but not required.

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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