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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2020.

IT Manager

Job Reference: J168-A-20-3067

Local Care Direct
Information Technology
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity within a supportive team?

Local Care Direct delivers a range of primary and urgent healthcare services across West Yorkshire. We have full time position available for an IT Manager who is based at our Bradley site in Huddersfield, however flexibility is required. If you are interested in working in our friendly, flexible organisation then please apply now.

Nothing matters to us more than people - The way we treat our patients and the people who work for us; the way we do things and our commitment to keep our promises are what we value most.

We do what we say we will do – and we do it well - Local Care Direct is a Social Enterprise organisation providing a wide range of healthcare services in Yorkshire. We are a community owned organisation, independent from the NHS and committed to putting patients first.

IT Manager (RAF LB2741)

The successful applicant will be responsible for the design, provision, maintenance and effective use of Information and Technology to support the delivery of Local Care Direct’ strategic and operating plans.

They will be the professional lead for IT across the organisation identifying opportunities to use technology to develop, improve and future-proof service provision. Ensuring compliance with relevant IT and information security legislation, regulatory and contractual standards and organisational policy.

They will proactively contribute to the overall delivery of business and operating plans, adherence to policy and procedure and achievement of key performance indicators.

They will also represent the organisation at external meetings as required.

This position is full time working 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience 

Main Base: Local Care Direct, Unit 2, Longbow Close, Bradley, Huddersfield, HD2 1GQ - Please note flexibility across Local Care Direct sites in West Yorkshire is required.

A few Benefits of working for Local Care Direct are:

NHS Pensions Scheme

Variable locations across West Yorkshire

Comprehensive Staff Training programme

Regular salary reviews

Free Flu Jab

Staff Awards

Dedicated friendly teams

If you are interested in this vacancy we would love to hear from you! Apply now via NHS Jobs or if you require any further information please contact us.

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.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at Local Care Direct, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion

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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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