IT Service Support Officer

11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Service Support Officer

Gateshead, North East, NE11 0NA

Salary: £18,000 to £35,000

Permanent - 35 hours per week

Reference: 5D0025 is advertising for an IT Service Support Officer on behalf of our client the new national housing agency in England. Recently launched they play a major role in fixing the housing market and enabling delivery of homes that the country needs.

They bring together land, money, expertise, and planning & compulsory purchase powers, with a clear remit to facilitate delivery of sufficient new homes, where they are most needed, to deliver a sustained improvement in affordability. We work locally in individual communities to help meet local priorities.

They invest mostly in building new homes, but also in creating employment floor space and other community facilities, in cities, towns and villages across the country. The homes they fund include affordable homes for rent and sale, and homes for rent or sale at market prices. Their investment helps build around half of all new homes built in England each year. It also helps increase local growth by creating jobs and supporting businesses.

They own public land, which they sell to house builders and others. This is one of the ways in which they overcome barriers to development and help increase the speed with which house builders can build new homes. They also regulate social housing providers (mostly housing associations) in England. They do this to protect social housing assets - making sure that social homes remain available to tenants, and that the taxpayers’ investment in those homes is protected.

Our client is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

Please ensure your supporting statement includes evidence of how you can demonstrate the competencies detailed in the Role Profile.

As IT Service Support Officer, you will work as part of a team to provide exceptional support, primarily via the Service Desk, in person and with visits to other offices. Providing high quality first and second line support, your core skills should include the following: Windows 7, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 2010 as well as Microsoft Lync 2013. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with good problem solving ability. This is a fantastic opportunity for a customer focused support specialist to join a busy team in a varied role offering the opportunity to work for a national government organisation.

Candidates will ideally hold CTC or SC Security Clearance or be willing and able to undergo the clearance criteria. The CTC Clearance process involves the following mandatory stages: Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), Departmental / Company Records Check, Security Questionnaire, Criminal Record Check and Security Service Check. On completion of the vetting process, the information collected is assessed and a decision made to refuse or approve a CTC Clearance. Gaining CTC Clearance will normally require you to have been a resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.

Closing Date: COP Friday 23rd February 2018

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