Head of IT

Categories: Care.


Salary: Band 8A £46,433- £54,439 per annum inclusive
Hours of work: 37.5 per week

St Joseph’s Hospice is an international centre of excellence; providing holistic palliative care to patients with serious, life limiting illnesses across North-East London. It is a leader in the field of palliative care, renowned for its pioneering work and loved by the local community.

We are seeking an experienced Head of IT to set the IT strategy for the charity whilst leading the IT team to deliver an excellent IT service. The IT team helps to provide technical support to approximately 350 users, primarily based onsite but with a small number offsite and some mobile users.

The Head of IT needs to have a strong technical knowledge allied with a desire to give a great service to colleagues from various professions across the Hospice. The Head of IT will also support database implementation, development, configuration and management across the Hospice, providing technical expertise

The successful applicant will need:

  • To have in-depth knowledge of disaster recovery and system resilience approaches, Windows desktop and server architecture, Windows Server roles, TCP/IP and networking (ESSENTIAL)
  • To have a wide variety of skills and superb planning and coordination skills. 
  • To be an excellent communicator; able to convey technical matters to non-technical audiences of all seniority levels. 
  • To be an active and enthusiastic team player as there will be considerable amount of collaboration and teamwork

Continuation of NHS Pension Scheme is available

We offer 27 days holiday plus public holidays and excellent pension scheme.

There is also additional pay for on-call duties.

For further information regarding the role, please contact John Rew, Director of Finance, IT and Facilities at j.rew@stjh.org.uk.

Applicants are subject to enhanced DBS (previously CRB).

Application form and job description via website www.stjh.org.uk/workvolunteer-us/job-vacancies or telephone Human Resources on 020 8525 6068.

Closing date: 30 November 2016
Interview Date: Week commencing 5 December 2016 (Date TBC)

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