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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2021.

Network Architect and Cyber Security Specialist

Job Reference: 284-21-COCM-573

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
90 Vincent Drive
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

There has never been a more exciting and challenging time to join Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We provide a wide range of services locally regionally and nationally, across mental health, acute services and genetics. Throughout the global pandemic there has been a huge drive in the uptake and use of technology to enable care to continue to be delivered to our patients. Many of the technology driven changes are here to stay and as such the organisation is investing in a number of roles to underpin the digital provision that has been put in place. The team are focused on results and outputs to enable our clinicians and corporate staff to deliver world leading care.

We are looking for an individual to join our well-established team to support and implement all elements of the Trust network and support the cyber security aspects of the service. A motivated individual who can build on and develop the Trusts current data network and Cyber Security processes, keeping abreast of technology security risk delivery and system best practices is a fundamental requirement. If this is you and you want to make a difference in the NHS, we want to hear from you.

Please ensure you read the Person Specification within the Job Description attached as your application will be shortlisted against this.

Please note: This vacancy will close once a suitable number of applications have been submitted. We make every effort to contact all candidates to let them know the outcome of their application. However, if you have not heard back from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful.

BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or adults.

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