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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/06/2021.

ICT Junior Technical Assurance - Fixed Term

Job Reference: 449-CP936

Solent NHS Trust
£21,892 - £24,157 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Junior ICT Technical Assurance role on a fixed term contract until June 2022 here at Solent NHS Trust.

The position will be based from our head office at Highpoint, Bursledon Road, but there will be a requirement to travel to other Solent sites.For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

The job role will require the successful candidate:

  • To act as Junior Technical Assurance for Solent NHS and to ensure the ICT Technical Infrastructure is maintained to a standard structured framework.

  • Assist Project Managers in assuring the technical solutions provided by technical suppliers are implemented and compliant with the framework.

  • Work to identify/analyse and support technical issues raised by strategic Managed Service Partners or other external technical stakeholders

  • Assure proposed new technical acquisitions will function against the Technical Architecture providing clear recommendations were necessary.

  • Provide advice on general security matters relating to ICT and Information Management Reporting.

  • Ensures specialist or complex ICT information is processed in accordance with policies & procedures.

  • To work with the strategic Managed Service Partner in managing escalated issues.

  • Escalate technical and security issues to the TDA when necessary.

The post holder has operational responsibility for ensuring the delivery of solutions are approved by the TDA. The post holder is expected to identify failings and formulate rectification proposals.

The ICT Team support and advise on all matters relating to IT, including; laptops, desktops, telephones, helpdesk services as offering service engagement, deliver IT projects and provide technical assurance for all staff.

Personal Skills/Qualities

  • Communication Skills, written and verbal.
  • A knowledge of and commitment to Equal Opportunities and Promoting Diversity.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across a range of agencies.

For more information on the post, please contact Mark Thomas on either 02381031665 or


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

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