IT Network Engineer

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IT Network Engineer
Gillingham, Kent
Contract / Temporary

QAD 1804/1106

Posted: 11th June 2024 10:43
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.32 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37.5 hours per week

  • Anticipated 3 months

  • Gillingham, Kent,

    ME7 5NY

What's involved with this role:

QAD 1804/1106

Role: IT Network Engineer

Contract Length: Anticipated 3 months

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location:  Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5NY

Pay Rate: £14.32 per hour PAYE

NHS experience desirable
Enhanced DBS required for this role TBC
OH Assessment required for this role



The post holder will be responsible for managing the IT Network Infrastructure for MFT and MFT customers, ensuring service continuity and network infrastructure security. The post-holder is responsible for managing daily activities related to the maintenance and management of IT Network (Hardware/Software/Third Party hosted Services) and is required to understand and cover both server and network infrastructure as the Trust moves to a unified computing methodology.


  • Proven experience or qualification in IT Networks
  • Minimum of 2 years in technical environment
  • 1 years demonstrable experience in an enterprise LAN/Wan environment.
  • Experience with enterprise wireless networks



  • Extensive knowledge of IT standards and system management methodologies
  • Good knowledge on Security/VPN’s, MPLS
  • Good knowledge on network switching & routing in a multi-site environment
  • Good knowledge of firewall configuration and management, including firewall security
  • Good knowledge of proxy servers
  • Thorough understanding of LANS/WANS (P2P vs national Ethernet vs ISDN etc.)
  • Basic understanding of server infrastructure technologies including VMWare, Active Directory, Clustering and MSSQL.



  • Excellent written skills for the production of effective operational documentation
  • Sound negotiation skills to effect positive and productive outcome
  • Ability to analyse a range of complex Infrastructure issues to effect resolution
  • Sound interpersonal communications skills with the ability to use initiative



  • Handling complex organisational and customer issues
  • Managing the performance of Network infrastructures
  • Analysis of data to identify problem areas and implement solutions
  • Ability to work proactively under own initiative & take responsibility
  • Proven experience of HP and Cisco Network technologies working on high end Core or equivalent

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.
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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.

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