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Library & Learning Technology and Facilities Manager

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Carlisle, Cumbria
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Library & Learning Technology and Facilities Manager, Permanent 37.0 hours per week

We are looking to recruit to the post of Library and Learning Technology and Facilities Manager, based at the Cumberland Infirmary but with some travel to other Trust sites. This is an exciting opportunity to help drive the delivery of online resources, education, and training to NHS staff.

Applications would be welcome from experienced, or recent graduates, who can demonstrate relevant knowledge and experience, and/or the necessary aptitudes for the role. We would be very happy to discuss the role with potential applicants.

Main duties of the job

As part of the Knowledge & Library Service team you will develop, publish, and promote appropriate online learning materials, maintain library e-resources, manage classroom learning technologies in the Trust's Education Centres, supervise the day to day running of the Education Centres (including room bookings and usage), as well as contribute to the Library's regular customer service. You will support the effective application of technology across a diverse range of library and learning programs, working alongside our staff delivering technical support and advice. You will have experience of using a range of digital tools and software and have worked in a library, or training/educational environment.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies?
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Important Information

Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their Trac account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

For candidates applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:
  • Junk Mail is checked regularly

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email:

Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: �18 + Administration cost of �3.85 = �21.85. Deducted at �6.85 from 1st month salary and �5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: �38 + administration cost of �3.90 = �41.90. Deducted at �11.90 from 1st month salary and �10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Person Specification



  • Qualified librarian with first degree / post graduate diploma in librarianship, information science, or equivalent.
  • Chartered professional librarian or equivalent experience.


  • Further qualifications or professional experience of working in digital education and/or learning technology, or equivalent area



  • Experience in using & developing digital / online learning, or the equivalent.
  • Experience of using digital tools and software, e.g. photography, video, spreadsheets, social media, editing and collaborative tools.
  • Experience of working with learning facilities and learning aids (e.g. video conferencing, electronic white boards, etc.)
  • Experience of working in a library /training or education environment
  • Experience of working in a customer service environment / supporting troubleshooting
  • Experience of day-to-day learning facilities management


  • Experience with content management systems for intranet / internet development
  • Experience of successful engagement with a wide range of stakeholders to define requirements



  • Understanding and working knowledge of online platforms and multimedia software and their potential for supporting learning and development
  • Evidence of ongoing personal development and interest in the field of e-Learning and use of virtual learning technologies
  • Advanced IT skills with high level of experience of using all Microsoft Office applications including Teams, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to develop constructive working relationships with stakeholders
  • Experience of team working, building and maintaining effective working relationships in a multidisciplinary environment


  • Understanding of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of the NHS and IT/Information related issues

Personal Circumstances


  • Ability to work and travel to multiple sites and to meetings at other locations


  • Drivers licence
  • Ability to lift and carry books, displays etc

Employer details

Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Education Centre

Cumberland Infirmary

Carlisle, Cumbria


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