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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.

Desktop Manager

Job Reference: 303-3464-0220

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 17 IT Department - 3554
Northfield, Birmingham
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Desktop Manager


Band 6

Salary £30,401 – £37,267


Permanent - Full Time


37.5 hours per week


The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is in the process of strengthening its IT department with additional Subject Matter Experts (SME) to develop its Desktop Support Function area. This is a newly created role to provide strategic management and leadership of a critical function at a time of growth and change across the ROH IT Department.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Desktop Manager to join our manage Desktop Support Function area and ensure it is operating effectively managed on a day to bay basis, ensuring all BAU work is dealt with in a timely manner?

As the Desktop Manager, you will be responsible for leading, motivating and mentoring a team of IT Engineers to deliver a great IT experience to our customers.

You will be responsible for understanding the changing needs of our user base and to align the needs with investments in IT services. Collaborating with Projects and Infrastructure teams, building relationships within IT and the business in order to provide continuous process improvements will be important.

For further information or an informal visit please contact Ray Mian, IT Services Manager on 0121 685 4386 or


The Trust has a No Smoking policy and all premises are considered as non-smoking zones, other than designated smoking areas.


Closing date for completed applications is: 2 weeks



Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date for the vacancy, they have not been shortlisted for interview.


Please note: by submitting this application you are providing consent to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Recruitment Team to approach the referee's provided on the application for the purpose of obtaining current or previous employment/education/character reference information and/or any other information deemed relevant to support your application. If you select "No" to state that we are not able to approach the referee prior to interview, we will contact you if you are successful with the role, prior to requesting the reference. However, if you select "Yes" and you are successfully appointed, we will request your references when your conditional offer letter is generated. Please be aware that the Recruitment Team will be supplying your date of birth and national insurance number for identification purposed. If you have any concerns, please contact the Recruitment Team.

Applications from job seekers who require tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

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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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