Advanced IT Apprentice Technician

Job title Advanced IT Apprentice Technician

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £16,736, rising to £17,682

Grade Grade 2

Placed on Monday 07 June 2021

Closing date Sunday 27 June 2021

Interview date Tuesday 13 July 2021

Reference JB8354

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This is a 4-year Advanced Apprenticeship, you will study with the Open University towards a BSc (Honours) in Digital and Technology Solutions and undertake a wide range of technical support tasks to assist the work of the department. Further training and support will be provided at the University. 

Under the direction of the Intelligent Campus team manager, the post-holder will work in Digital Data and Technology group (DDaT) supporting the Wi-Fi and networking on campus and in our residence buildings and providing 1st line technical support for IT services and systems at the University. They will be involved in maintenance of current systems and services. The post-holder will contribute to support processes, resolving problems, documentation and improving service levels.

During your 4 years there will be an opportunity to gain experience working in different areas of IT within DDaT, spending some time in other infrastructure teams.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about technology and will be able to show how they have put that interest to practical use in their life. 

Standard University business hours are 9.00 am – 5.20 pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00 am – 5.10 pm Friday. From time to time you will be required to work outside these hours, for example to manage maintenance during less disruptive periods such as a 7.00 am start on Tuesdays for the ‘at-risk’ period.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Graham McNally, Intelligent campus manager,

Digital, Data and Technology are here to ensure our staff and students can enjoy a seamless experience for learning, teaching & research. We aim to provide a technological environment that matches the University’s international, teaching and research reputation, and which contributes to the realisation of its key institutional strategies. We strive to respond intuitively to both the ever-evolving needs of our users, and the wide diversity of those users through the exploration of new and emerging technologies.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

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We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  

We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3,4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.