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.