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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/03/2019.

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Senior Systems Engineer x 2

Job Reference: 425-A-19-27186

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum


The Trust currently has 2 exciting opportunities for the right candidates to join our Infrastructure Service Team in delivering excellent senior technical specialist support.

As a successful applicant you will have operational experience of working in an ICT operations environment, essentially at a senior level within an Infrastructure/technical team, along with good communication and customer service skills. You must have a methodical, yet flexible approach to your work and be able to exercise responsible judgement alongside being well organised and highly motivated.

The primary purpose of the role is to manage/implement complex technical solutions and systems, being proactive and innovative to support the Trust's ambitious IT agenda.

You will be providing direction, advice and liaising closely with the junior members of all the teams. You will be advising and working closely with the senior department managers.

You will need to have the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team in a very dynamic environment coupled with commitment to provide an efficient and effective service is essential.

Knowledge of working within the NHS and its systems would be beneficial but not essential.

In return we will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and career in ICT within a supportive, exciting and evolving environment.

Please note that due to ongoing service redesign, the job content and line management arrangements may be subject to change.


All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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