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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

ICT Engineer - Fixed Term

Job Reference: 382-FAC20-19C

Employer:
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
ICT Support
Location:
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, Blackpool
Salary:
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated on the Fylde Coast just a 45 minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary services in haematology, cystic fibrosis, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resorts, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the Blackpool Tower. This seaside town also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round its local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance. Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.


Applications are invited from professional and enthusiastic individuals who would welcome the challenge of working within a busy ICT Technology Department.

The ICT Department is responsible for the continued development and support of the ICT infrastructures for over 6000 users across 100+ sites.

Based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, you will work with a wide range of hardware and software technologies. The primary function of this role will be to assist in the support of the Fylde Coast’s infrastructure within the central Trust Information Technology function.

You will be required to have a full working knowledge of PC’s, as well as a wide variety of healthcare systems and appropriate knowledge to maintain a wide variety of IT hardware equipment and trouble shoot faults with Tablet devices. As a ICT Engineer, you will be responsible for the resolution of service requests/faults, remotely or in person across the Fylde Coast.

You will be expected to work as a member of an integrated IT team, but in addition you should be capable of unsupervised working. A professional manner at all times is essential when dealing with the Trust’s user population.

This position will demand a high level of activity and resource. The successful candidate will be a car owner/driver and hold a full, current UK drivers licence as support across the Fylde Coast is integrated within the role.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Whitham Tel:01253 952126




What happens next?

Please ensure that you read the person specification (attached below) BEFORE you begin the application, as your application WILL be screened using this specification.

Any invitation to attend an interview will be sent to you via the email address you provide, so please ensure this is correct. If you do not receive a response within three weeks, then you should assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

If you are currently employed by another NHS organisation and have been formally notified as being "at risk", please notify the recruitment team on 01253 957001 to highlight your application (providing, of course, you meet the essential criteria for the post

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to "name of trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.


Please note that in line with national NHS guidelines, this Trust operates a strict non-smoking policy. Members of staff are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises or grounds at any time, nor take breaks during working hours for the purposes of smoking.

The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.



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