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2nd Line IT Engineer

NHS AfC: Band 5

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2nd Line IT Engineer
NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
23/10/2021 08:00

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Job overview

2nd Line IT Engineer

Secondment / Fixed Term for 9 months

37.5 hours per week

NHS AfC: Band 5

Salary from £25,655 to £31,534 per annum

We have a vacancy for a 2nd Line IT Engineer.

The post holder will provide second line support services to the Trust’s end users, their devices (including telephones), applications and services as well as those staff from other organisations who receive those same support services under a service level agreement.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will play a key role in the following ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) service management processes:-

    • Incident management
    • Problem management
    • Change management
    • Request fulfilment
    • Release and deployment management (client assets)

Identity management

Working for our organisation

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description

Advertised Date - 13-Oct-2021

Closing Date - 23-Oct-2021

Shortlisting Date – 25-Oct-2021

Proposed Interview Date - 01-Nov-2021

Please be aware, that we may close the vacancy earlier than stated should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earlies convenience.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Degree or equivalent experience
Desirable criteria
  • Microsoft certification (e.g MSCP, MSCE etc)
  • ITIL foundation

Knowledge & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Worked in a service desk environment in an organisation of 50 staff or more
  • Worked in an NHS service desk environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and applications
  • Worked directly fixing IT faults for users both remotely and in person
  • Used Microsoft Active Directory to create and change user accounts, group membership and security permissions.
  • Basic knowledge of telephone systems, analogue and/or IP

Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and SLA targets
  • Able to resolve technical and complex faults
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Further details / informal visits contact

Steve Conder
Job title
End User Services Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01695 656737