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  • Ref no: EAL04499
  • Published: 29/11/19
  • Closes: 8/12/19
  • Location: Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
  • Salary: £24,873.00 - £27,191.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £24,873 - £27,191 per annum
Temporary full time position until June 2020 
35 hours per week
To start in January 2020

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person with a technological mindset and a thirst for knowledge to fill a vacancy within the IT Business Services Team on a temporary basis until the 30th of June 2020. The primary role will be to provide end user support in a large, complex networked IT environment. The successful candidate will be able to use their own initiative, have an eye for detail and be able to work to established standards and IT industry good practice. 

Experience and skills in some of the following would be advantageous - supporting Microsoft Windows devices, supporting Microsoft operating systems, supporting Microsoft Office, Supporting staff using line of business application systems.  

Job Details

To deliver first and second line IT support services to a wide range of Council and partner IT users to maximise the number of issues resolved at the first point of contact, in accordance with Council policies, standards and procedures with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC or SVQ Level 3 in relevant discipline and/or able to demonstrate
equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

Driving Licence 
A full current driving licence is desirable for this post.

The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note:
If a Disclosure check is required and you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will also be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

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