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IT Technician

Job Reference: 184-GEN.134

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Information Technology
Foundation House, Taunton
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of a wide range of excellent, safe and effective community health, mental health and learning disabilities services in Somerset. The services promote independence and social inclusion for people of all ages.

A vacancy has arisen for an IT Technician in the Information Management and Technology Team (IM&T).

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to provide IT support to Somerset Partnership Staff across the County.

The post holder will be responsible for software and hardware across community and mental health services. The post holder will support the resolution of IM&T support calls in a timely and efficient manner, performing installations/configurations/relocations/decommissioning of computer hardware and software; fault-finding and rectifying problems; tracking the progress of IT support calls and promoting good practice in the use IT and information governance.


The post holder will be required to travel across the county.


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Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

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These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing and with the Data Protection Act (2018) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Somerset Partnership to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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