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Server Infrastructure Technician

Job Reference: 364-A-1205-A

Employer:
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
ITT Support and Business Operations
Location:
Thurrock Hospital, Grays, Grays, Thurrock
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum plus HCA

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is an award winning Trust that provides health and social care services for a population of 1.3million people in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, and Luton.

We employ 5,000 people working across more than 200 sites.

Our vision is “working to improve lives” and we achieve this in line with our organisational values of being compassionate, empowering and open.

Our services include:

Mental health services

  • We provide a wide range of treatment and support to young people, adults and older people experiencing mental illness both as inpatients and within the community. This includes treatment in secure and specialised settings.

Community health services

  • Our diverse range of community health services provide support and treatment to both adults and children. We deliver this care in community hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and in people’s homes.

Learning disabilities services

  • We provide crisis support and inpatient services and our community learning disability teams work in partnership with local councils to provide assessment and support for adults with learning disabilities.

Social care

  • We provide personalised social care support to people with a range of needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental illness, supporting people to live independently.

We are looking for individuals to join the EPUT team and be part of transforming services in our communities.

In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria.

Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicant's must be able to demonstrate the organisations values and behaviours.


Server Infrastructure Technician

Thurrock, RM16 2PX

BAND 5

37.5 Hours per Week

We have an exciting opportunity for an Server Infrastructure Technician based in Thurrock, Essex, providing third line Server and infrastructure support and technical expertise to clinicians and corporate services. Essex Partnership University Trust has heavily invested in IT – the directorate employs over 175 staff - and uses best of breed technologies including Cisco networking, VMware virtualisation and EMC storage platforms. This is a newly formed Trust which invests in individuals and presents excellent development opportunities for individual growth. The Trust uses advanced technology in a ‘Paperlite’ (driving towards paperless ) environment which means that these roles are critical in supporting clinical care.

Innovation is key to the Trust’s strategic goals – plans include significant investment in Cyber security including advanced system management (SCCM 2016, and Sophos Intercept X), a complete network refresh over 450 sites and a replacement email system.

EPUT is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience using Mental Health Services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities; we encourage those with a disability to apply.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if required due to a high volume of applications

*previous applicants need not apply

Benefits

  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme



PLEASE ENSURE THAT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION YOU INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES WITH BUSINESS CONTACT INFORMATION COVERING YOUR LAST 3 YEAR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY.

WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT PERSONAL OR CHARACTER REFERENCES

As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust.

Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed

Our Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of using mental health services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities, we encourage people with a disability to apply. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Braille or audio tape etc, please contact the Recruitment Department on 01375 364513 or email epunft.recruitment.adverts@nhs.net and we can arrange for this to be dispatched to you.

The Trust has the right to expire vacancies prior to the closing date if they so wish. The Trust makes every attempt to contact all applicants and we strongly advise that you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs reguarly, we would advise however due to the high number of applications we receive that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful on this occassion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to robust safer recruitment processes.



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