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IT Systems Manager

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a IT Systems Manager to join us at MPH, within out IT Operations team.

If you think you can embrace the challenge of working in a demanding and busy environment, displaying your ability to maintain a high standard of work whilst working under pressure, we want to hear from you

Main duties of the job

To be a lead specialist to carry out technical system manager duties relating to the support and development of trust IT systems, networks, operating system software and business applications.

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that a high quality IT support service is provided to all users of trust systems, in accordance with defined policies, procedures and service level agreements. This includes IT Security, Data Protection and Information Government requirements.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more specific information relating to this post, please see the attached job description and personal specification.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level and/or have an appropriate level of experience


  • IT certification (MCSE, CCNE, CNA)
  • PRINCE II Management Qualification



  • IT Management in the NHS, public sector or major private sector
  • Demonstrable evidence of working at senior level in a technical IT Environment
  • Experience of managing priorities and participating in large projects


  • Knowledge of Health Informatics Functions and National IT Programmes
  • Experience of Developing and Supporting external customer IT Systems & Infrastructure

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