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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/11/2018.

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Apprentice IT Technical Support Technician

Job Reference: 327-18-400

Employer:
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Rikenel
Location:
Gloucester
Salary:
£10,032 per annum

Work for 2gether... Our success starts with you!

2gether NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

Rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.


**2 x Fixed Term Apprenticeship Contract for up to 18 months**

2gether NHS Foundation provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

The 2gether IT Projects Team have a new exciting opportunity for 2 apprentices to join the team! The successful post holders will obtain recognised IT certification with Microsoft, Cisco and other vendors.

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication and fantastic IT skills to bring something to the Trust and be part of the current and future success. Valuable experience will be gained in the latest network, cloud, virtual and systems technologies. The post-holder will help provide IT Technical support for users throughout Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

You will need to demonstrate knowledge / experience of supporting IT systems and users in Windows 7/10 environment, familiarity of supporting desktops and laptops, Windows operation systems, networking fundamentals, using remote support tools and other requirements as per the person specification.

This role will include workplace mentoring and block release classroom study via the Apprenticeships Scheme, leading to an industry recognised Level 3 apprenticeship qualification upon completion (A Level Equivalent).

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please note the interviews for this vacancy will be taking place on 10th and 11th December 2018.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Amy Croose, IT Project Support and Administration Officer, on Tel: 01452 894361 or Email: Amy.Croose@nhs.net

To ensure you fully understand how the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘2gether NHS Foundation Trust Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (excluding Medical Staffing appointments) are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.

Please be aware that all new employees to the Trust who need to have a DBS check in order to carry out their role, will be required to repay the cost, which is currently £50 for an enhanced check or £32 for a standard check.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

As part of the Trust requirement to practice safely all internal applicants, including bank staff, are required to be up to date with statutory and mandatory training, or have booked dates for expired training.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

The Trust is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter


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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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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