What does a role in IT involve?

IT colleagues are responsible for all internal and external electronic communication networks, including:

  • Wide area networks (WAN) and local area networks (LAN) that link systems, including WiFi
  • Hardware e.g. desktop computers, printers, laptops, tablets and smartphones
  • Software systems e.g. email systems, applications and systems, such as patient records.

What roles are there available within IT?

  • Service Desk Operator 
  • Support Technician
  • Test Analyst
  • Systems Developer
  • Network Manager.

What qualifications do I need?

Entry requirements will differ depending on the role, but it may be possible to enter an entry-level post with no formal qualifications. GCSEs or equivalent qualifications are an advantage. 

Level 3 apprenticeships for digital support technicians are available. Apprenticeships will involve study at university. Visit our apprenticeships page for more information.

What will I earn and what are the benefits?

Most jobs in IT are covered by the Agenda for Change pay scales.

IT colleagues typically work standard hours of 37.5 per week - some evening or weekend work may be needed depending on role.

To discover more additional benefits unique to Liverpool University Hospitals, please visit our Staff benefits page.