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End User Digital/IT Services Apprentice King's College London

An amazing opportunity working for an established, highly successful vocational further education University within their IT department. With fantastic benefits, completing the brand-new ICT apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 13 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,236.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 1-hour lunch. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001782782

  • Positions

    1 available

Would you like to expand on your customer services skills, and gain valuable technical ones? If so, we would like you to help us support our staff and students at King’s College London, based on four London campuses.

During your time with us you’ll get to work at each of our four sites across central London and Camberwell, working closely with our desktop support and Audio Visual (End User Services) teams and contribute to projects.

This role is an ideal starting point for a career in IT Support, supporting our staff and students face to face with their technology.

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • The role will be primarily dispensing help and support on our public facing IT Helpdesks (TechBars)
  • Provide first and second line support in a busy University setting
  • Work with other teams across the IT department
  • Provide an excellent level of customer service
  • Ad hoc duties as required
  • Develop skills through participation in the ICT Apprenticeship along with other technical and personal development courses and keep up to date with new technology across the sector

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic customer services experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Proactive approach to work
  • Ability to identify and manage priorities
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audience
  • Ability to set and achieve goals for self within the framework provided
  • Willingness to update personal knowledge and a commitment to continuous improvement

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

King’s College London are committed to offering long term career opportunities and giving our apprentices the opportunity to progress into a full-time role within the End User Services department and/or progress onto higher apprenticeships

Things to consider

Great benefits including:

  • Highly competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Free eye test
  • Free dental treatment
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to sports facilities and clubs

All covid guidelines in place.


About the employer

About King’s College London:

King’s College is one of the top 20 universities in the world and the fourth oldest university in England.  King’s has over 26,500 students from almost 150 countries and some 7,000 employees and provides world-class teaching and cutting-edge research

About the Faculty:

IT - Information Technology:

IT Services (IT), under the leadership of the College Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides core IT infrastructure and application services in support of education, research and administration across the College on 5 main campuses based in central London

Everything IT does is designed to support one or more of the three critical capabilities enabling the College to achieve its strategic objectives

These are:

  • Excellent student experience
  • Excellence in research
  • Efficient administration

A wide range of applications and services are delivered and supported by central and campus-based teams working in collaboration with other College colleagues. The department currently has circa 160 staff

The service portfolio includes:

  • Education services (support for the education experience, for both the student and those who teach
  • Research services (conducting and supporting research)
  • Collaboration and Infrastructure services (supports the ability to work efficiently, wherever, whenever, however and with whomever)
  • Professional services (supporting the research, learning and teaching objectives of the college.  Many investments will help professional services to better support those who teach, learn and conduct research)
  • Partnership services (enabling the College to collaborate with a range of third parties, including King’s Health Partners)

Employer

King's College London

Address

Strand

London

WC2R 2LS

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Training

Training provider

Risual Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Risual Ltd

Contact

Richard Yardy 07961607887 RichardY@Risual.com

Training to be provided:

  • Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training plan to highlight all modules to be completed
  • Level 2 English and maths will need to be achieved, if not already prior to the end point assessment
  • Functional Skills in maths & English, if required

Additional Training on offer:

  • Risual on-line courses
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate
  • Internal customer services, communication and software courses

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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