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IT Network Engineer

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Oncall payment in line with Agenda for Change
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
As an IT Network Engineer you will be joining a small team of technical staff who's aim is to provide the most efficient and reliable IT Network Infrastructure on which to support the Trusts digital systems.

The primary focus of the role will be to progress the continuing upgrade of the network infrastructure across the Trust, and work to support our staff with any network related issues reported into the ticketing system.

Main duties of the job

The role requires a candidate who is skilled in diagnosis and resolution of network related issues received through our service desk. They will be required to understand how the network infrastructure supports Trust services and applications to ensure all stakeholders needs are met.

The role will be required to perform security changes in line with direction from the Digital Security Group, including reviewing existing firewall configurations and submitting proposed changes for review.

Trust network assets will be updated by the post holder to ensure accurate records are maintained for the purposes of audit and replacement lifecycle.

The post holder will be expected to travel between Trust sites as required, this may include the transportation of network equipment.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description. Please also see Personal Specification as it is important that any potential candidates demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification



  • Level 5 qualification in recognized IM& T field or equivalent experience in a role
  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
  • ITIL qualification-foundation
  • Access to transport at all times to cover on-call and site visits as part of the role


  • CCNA or equivalent certification



  • Relevant experience in an IT Infrastructure / Communications environment
  • Experience of configuring a range of Cisco products in wired and wireless network environments
  • Knowledge of Data Network topology / environments
  • Practical knowledge of IP telephony
  • Evidence of organisational and problem solving skills


  • Experience of working in IT support in the NHS
  • 2 years of continual experience supporting data network environments
  • Experience of using Cisco Prime and ISE software applications
  • Experience of working with networking equipment from a variety of manufacturers including Fortinet and Checkpoint
  • Experience of working with IP telephony

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Scunthorpe General Hospital


DN15 7BH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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