Work experience opportunity - IT Assets Administrator

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Interested in a career in IT but not really sure how it works? Well we have the perfect opportunity to kick start your career.

Work experience opportunity - IT Assets Administrator 

Duration of work experience:  4 weeks
HOURS: 9.30 – 4.30 Monday to Thursday
Travel expenses:  within London paid
RESPONSIBLE TO: Dan Patching. Based at York Road London SE1 7NJ.

Interested in a career in IT but not really sure how it works? Well we have the perfect opportunity to kick start your career. This work experience opportunity can give you the opportunity to work within an IT team and learn some new skills.

Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Guy’s and St Thomas’ is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with a staff of almost 12,500, a turnover of over £1 billion and a million patient contacts a year.The Trust comprises two of London’s oldest and best known teaching hospitals. The hospitals have a long history, dating back almost 900 years, and have been at the forefront of medical progress and innovation since they were founded. Both hospitals have built on these traditions and continue to have a reputation for excellence and innovation.

Department Information
Within the Trust the IT Directorate is responsible for the delivery of information systems and services to the whole organisation to support clinical and business integration. It leads in the development of IT strategy and directing all delivery programmes and services. IT provides a range of critical IT services many of which are running 24 - 7. It is also responsible for ensuring that IT Governance is executed effectively in order that the Trust complies with its information obligations.

Skills required:
Must be computer literate, a good working knowledge of excel as well as a real passion for analysing data and making our customers happy. You must be a good communicator who loves working as part of a team. Able to enter data, you should also be a superb organiser and eagle-eyed when it comes to the small detail.

How to apply:
Please send your CV to [email protected] by 14th June 2017 with a covering letter saying why you are interested in a role in IT.

The post holder is required to follow Trust policies and procedures which are regularly updated including:

  • Confidentiality / Data Protection / Freedom of Information
    Post holders must maintain the confidentiality of information about patients, staff and other health service business in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998. Post holders must not, without prior permission, disclose any information regarding patients or staff. If any member of staff has communicated any such information to an unauthorized person those staff will be liable to dismissal. Moreover, the Data Protection Act 1998 also renders an individual liable for prosecution in the event of unauthorized disclosure of information.
    Following the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2005, post holders must apply the Trust’s FOI procedure if they receive a written request for information.
  • Equal Opportunities
    Post holders must at all times fulfill their responsibilities with regard to the Trust’s Equal Opportunities Policy and equality laws.
  • Health and Safety
    All post holders have a responsibility, under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequently published regulations, to ensure that the Trust’s health and safety policies and procedures are complied with to maintain a safe working environment for patients, visitors and employees.
  • Risk Management
    All post holders have a responsibility to report risks such as clinical and non-clinical accidents or incidents promptly. They are expected to be familiar with the Trust’s use of risk assessments to predict and control risk, as well as the incident reporting system for learning from mistakes and near misses in order to improve services. Post holders must also attend training identified by their manager, or stated by the Trust to be mandatory.
  • Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
    Post holders have a general responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their daily duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
  • Smoking Policy
    It is the Trust’s policy to promote health. Smoking, therefore, is actively discouraged. It is illegal within Trust buildings and vehicles.

We will be advertising an apprentice vacancy in the next two months, the post holder will be able to apply for this apprenticeship if they are interested.

To find out more about apprenticeships within Guy's and Thomas' foundation Trust please this link to our apprenticeship page