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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/02/2020.

I.T. Technician

Job Reference: J160-A-20-0513

Fairfield Independent Hospital
St Helens
£18,428 per annum (depending on experience)

This long established facility trading as Fairfield Independent Hospital is a busy, general and acute charitable hospital based in St Helens, Merseyside.

An opportunity has arisen for an IT Systems and Networking Technician reporting to the Head of IT. You will be responsible for implementation and maintaining infrastructure elements as well as day-to-day support to meet the hospital’s present and future business needs for I.T. operations.

Besides your day-to-day activities, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in various projects and put forward ideas for development such as supporting cyber security audits, disaster recovery planning and server migrations.

At Fairfield Independent Hospital, the patient is at the heart of everything we do, you will provide first and second line support service that ensures all IT equipment and infrastructure is running to its optimum performance to ensure efficiency and patient safety.

Excellent working knowledge of IT hardware, current Microsoft operating systems in both desktop and server environments and Microsoft Office applications is essential. Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills are crucial.

The successful candidate will also be required to participate in an On Call rota.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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