Network Technician Apprentice

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
The ICT Department of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust is looking to recruit a Level 4 Apprentice Network Technician who will be the pivotal in the support, development and security of the Trust's IT Infrastructure. Particularly around the performance and security of our Cisco network.

Your attitude, presence and knowledge will make a difference to how IT is seen but more importantly how you get issues resolved quickly and effectively.

You will work with the Trust's Network Manager to ensure the Trust's network remains reliable and secure and will assist in rolling out and configuring the latest Cisco devices. You will assist in the segmentation of the Trust's network using Cisco Trustsec and ensuring network devices are regularly patched in agreed maintenance windows.

You must have the ability to quickly learn and assimilate information and be resilient when something unknown crops up. The ability to communicate and document processes is a key requirement.

The successful candidate will hold a current driving license, be a car owner and live within reasonable traveling distance of Leighton Hospital. On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the role will also contribute to the ICT Department's on-call rota.

We do not save lives but are committed to supporting those that do.

This vacancy is 37.5 hours per week, It is a Modern Apprentice - Level 4 where you will be paid 70% of band 5 salary. Full band 5 salary will be paid on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Essential requirements/qualifications are:

- Level 3 NVQ Qualification

- A full UK Driving License

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Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as are our people who foster a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

All employees are encouraged to look after their health and wellbeing, and this includes not smoking. Smoking cessation advice and support can be accessed by all our staff right from the start of their employment with us. If you would like further information please ask our recruitment team.

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  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
  • You will be required to pay for a DBS disclosure where the post requires one
  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

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