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

Senior IT Technician

Job Reference: 825-SCHT3201

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
IT Division
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust values your application and we are committed to making your recruitment experience as enjoyable as possible. You may be contacted by the Recruitment Team following your interview as we would like to use your application for other suitable roles in various locations across the Trust.

The Informatics Department is a corporate support service within Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, encompassing Information, IT and Information Governance services. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the IT Division, last Autumn we deployed Windows 10 to our entire estate and this year we will focus on rolling out the Microsoft 365 suite.

We are looking for an innovative and motivated self-starter who will work closely with the rest of the IT Team and Informatics Teams to provide advice and support as part of the IT Service Desk function. 

In order to support our requirements, applicants will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of systems and tools to be able to successfully maintain and develop a corporate IM&T environment, with particular expertise in some or all of the following; networking, cyber-security, ITIL processes, fault-finding and diagnosis of complex IT hardware and software issues. 

The successful candidate will be a confident communicator and be able to relay complex technical information effectively across different levels of our Trust and its partners.

  • For further information please contact: Mr Dave Pugh via email or telephone 01743 277500.



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