LS23, Wetherby
£22,976 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title                            IT Support Technician

Responsible to                 IT Senior Engineer

Hours of work                  35

Place of work/Base          Martin House and in the Community. Hybrid working arrangements will be considered, where possible.

Type of contract Permanent, Full Time

Overall purpose of the role

  • To provide ICT support for both current and future ICT systems.
  • To maintain our existing Hardware and Software to agreed standards.
  • To develop and deliver ICT training for all staff to digitally upskill our workforce

Tasks and duties

ICT – Support, Maintenance, Training & Security

  •  Provision of technical and user support to staff having ICT issues.
  • Assist in the implementation of various ICT projects.
  • Deploy end user devices and associated peripherals including new installations, upgrades and the redeployment of existing equipment, including maintenance of ICT stock.
  • Provide and maintain updates to the IT infrastructure and end user devices.
  • Install and configure operating systems and software to agreed standards.
  • Ensure the relevant security is implemented and all associated security protocols are followed and maintained.
  • Maintain accurate manual and digital records relating to all work carried out and produce relevant documentation where appropriate.
  • Assist with monitoring and review of system performance and the production of relevant report and statistics.
  • Assist in the management of the internal telephone system.
  • Undertake display screen equipment assessments for staff as required.
  • To assist with the development of the website.
  • To assist in the management and use of core applications, such as Finance, HR, Care and CRM systems to design and develop reports, user training and provision of support.
  • Support of the Media systems, such as Smart TV, Xbox, PlayStation and associated Media systems
  • To attend ICT meetings and keep abreast of ICT developments.
  • Assist with IG Governance policies and procedures and to ensure compliance as directed.
  • Provide support, and cover for the Head of IT/Digital.


  • Any other reasonable duties as may reasonably be required by the Head of IT/Digital or other Senior Manager.
  • Martin House has a multi-professional; multi-skilled team seeking to reach out to each family in a way that most helps them.  You may therefore be asked to help in other areas as required

Health & Safety

  • To be aware of the safety needs of the children, siblings, parents and colleagues and adopt a preventative safety approach to all times.
  • To report all accidents incidents and untoward incidents to a Deputy Head of Care and Clinical Services.
  • To be aware of your health and safety responsibilities as an employee and adhere to these.

Personal development

  • To adopt a positive and reflective approach to personal and professional development.
  • To participate constructively in a yearly annual appraisal.
  • To undertake core competencies for clinical skills and specific training and to remain updated.
  • To work in conjunction with the education co-ordinators to develop your practice and care for the children.
  • To work contracted hours including unsocial hours as required weekends evenings and nights.

This job description reflects the present requirements of the post and will form the basis of performance appraisal.  As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and necessary changes made with consultation.

Employees may be required to drive a Martin House pool car. These cars are insured by Martin House and it is a requirement of the insurers that we have checked that any staff who drive the cars have a current driving licence.

Martin House has a multi-professional, multi-skilled team seeking to reach out to each family in a way that most helps them.  Because of this team members may be expected to accept a different or unusual task or role.

Equality statement

Martin House is committed to providing care and improving services irrespective of race, ethnicity, disability, gender, religion or belief, age, marital status, or sexual orientation

Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

Martin House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Recruitment checks are undertaken in accordance with safer recruitment standards and successful applicants may be required to undertake an (INSERT LEVEL OF DBS AND BARRING) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

All Martin House employees are expected to

  • Uphold the values of Martin House and behave in a professional manner at all times.
  • Value equality and diversity and comply with relevant equality legislation.
  • Attend 1:1s with line manager, team meetings and annual appraisals.
  • Take part in all relevant mandatory training and any other education and training considered necessary to carry out the role.
  • Take responsibility for one’s own personal development.
  • Cooperate with colleagues, encourage and support positive working relationships (both internally and externally) and foster a culture of respect and consideration at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with relevant individuals and groups, both internally and externally.
  • Take responsibility for one’s own health and safety and the health and safety of others whilst at work, and comply with Health and Safety legislation.
  • Comply with information governance requirements and maintain confidentiality at all times, as required.
  • Work within all Martin House policies and procedures.
  • Communicate a positive image of Martin House and protect its reputation

Staff who support Martin House volunteers are expected to

  • Carry out effective inductions for new volunteers in your department
  • Lead and guide volunteers, providing the support needed to maintain morale and enable them to work effectively
  • Supervise your volunteers appropriately in their day to day work and actively work to recognise the work that they do
  • Ensure your volunteers have access to some personal time with you on a regular basis
  • Ensure that your volunteers have an annual opportunity to reflect on their volunteering role with you
  • Support appropriate volunteer learning and development within your team
  • Communicate effectively with your volunteer team, and in line with the Martin House Staff Charter
  • Play a role in the recruitment of new volunteers within your area, once appropriate training has been given
  • Support the Manage performance issues with volunteers fairly and sensitively, taking advice from the HR department where appropriate
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Posted on: 14 October 2021
Closed date: 29 October 2021
Job ref: IST
Tags: IT, Digital