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IT Service Desk Operator

Job Reference: 421-CORP-0743C

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£18,813 to £20,795 pa

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

IT Service Desk Operator

Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £18,813 to £20,795 pa

Essential Requirements: Educated to diploma level or equivalent or equivalent experience

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust provides secondary care for Harrogate and District, North and West Leeds and community services across North Yorkshire, County Durham and Middlesbrough with 4,000 staff working out of multiple Trust sites. These consist of a District General Hospital, Neurological Rehabilitation Centre, Community Hospital and numerous Health and Children’s Centres across North Yorkshire, County Durham and Middlesbrough.

The Trust is seeking to recruit an IT Service Desk Operator to primarily provide support to users of IT systems throughout the Trust. You will support the use of hardware, software and telecommunications in the organisation, including providing high level onsite and remote IT technical liaison, support and network administration to computer users across the full lifecycle of incidents and problems. You will also receive and resolve requests for support and providing where appropriate, some technical fault diagnosis, advice and guidance.

The role involves close working with all teams within the IT function and throughout the wider organisation, ensuring a quality client-focused service is delivered to users and providing first line support to users of IT systems and services across the organisation.

For more information please contact Stuart Wilson on 01423 554410 or at

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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