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IT Technician (Welsh Essential)

Tycoch Road, Sketty, Swansea, Glamorgan, SA2 9EB
Gower College Swansea
Full Time
£21,579.00 - £23,490.00 Per Annum
21st September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
5th October 2022 12:00 AM
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  • Job ID: 1271955

IT Technician (Welsh Essential)

Reference: SEP20229200

Expiry date: 23:59, Tue, 4th Oct 2022

Location: Swansea

Salary: £21,579.00 - £23,490.00 Per Annum

Benefits: 28 days holiday, plus 5 closure days and 8 bank holidays, Local Government Pension scheme, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking

The college is continuing an exciting programme of improving the IT facilities offered to our students and staff. As a result of a recent department re-structure, we now have an opportunity for an additional dynamic and experienced IT Technician to join our Computer Services Department to help us with this programme, and to provide high quality support to staff and student users of the College Systems and Network.

Applicants should possess a proven track record of working as an IT Technician or in a similar role, supported by relevant experience gained through working in a commercial and/or education environment. Applicants will have a good knowledge of hardware and software installation and support, coupled with demonstrable experience of diagnosing and resolving problems in an efficient and effective manner. Experience of supporting Apple equipment is highly desirable, as is any experience of supporting telephony.

Educated to level 3 or above in an IT or related discipline, applicants will be able to learn new systems quickly, will possess a strong customer service ethic and be an excellent communicator. Applicants must adopt a flexible approach to working patterns and be willing to travel and set up equipment off-site.

This post has been deemed Welsh Essential at Level 4 (see Welsh Language Level Descriptors attached to job description).

Location: Gorseinon or Tycoch Campus

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English. Gower College Swansea recognises the importance of delivering its services in Welsh and recognises the need to grow its bilingual workforce. We therefore encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate good Welsh Language skills.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).


Safeguarding Statement:

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea