27th November 2018


Reference: #15572

Location: County Down Job Type: Contract Salary: £16,500 - £17,500 Date Posted: 27/11/2018


Temporary Ongoing


£16,781 – £17,772


Abacus temporary staffing are delighted to be supporting our client a leading educational establishment in the appointment of an IT support technician on a temporary ongoing basis.

Why This Role

As the IT Support technician, you will provide technical support to staff, students and management within the establishment using internal network and management systems. You will be responsible for ensuring all facilities and classes are fully functional and all IT equipment and resources are fit for purpose.

The role

You will be working along side a team of experienced IT professionals and will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • Provide technical support hardware/software to all departments, staff and students throughout the client site
  • Work as part of a team of IT support staff in the operation of the IT Systems
  • Connect computer systems to the internal Network, in line with the Local Area Network security features
  • Maintenance and administrative duties including
    • Setting up computer systems with regard to hardware and software.
    • Storage of master copies of software; backing up master copies where appropriate; keeping master copies of all relevant literature regarding software.
    • Maintenance of hardware and cables.
    • Identifying possible causes of breakdown of systems and/or hardware.
    • Cleaning of computer peripherals.
  • Ensuring that all IT areas are fully functional, tidy and are organised and maintained in a safe working condition.
  • Issuing of consumables ensuring that stock control procedures are followed.
  • Requisitioning, checking deliveries and invoicing of consumables, equipment, tools and materials and stock control.
  • Provide technical support at times of examinations and enrolments.
  • Organise and maintain an inventory of equipment.
  • Assist the Network Administrator and Senior IT Support Officer with day to day operational duties.


  • A minimum of a level 4 (or higher) qualification in ICT or in an ICT related area.
  • A pass grade at GCSE Level in English or Essential Skills Level 2 in Literacy or an equivalent qualification.
  • A pass grade at GCSE Level in Mathematics or Essential Skills Level 2 in Numeracy or NICATS Access Maths Modules or an equivalent qualification.
  • Full UK Drivers Licence

Essential Experience

  • A minimum of one years’ relevant experience (within the last four years) in providing hands-on IT support in a Client Server environment within a business or educational setting.

Desirable Experience

  • Experience with Windows 10 administration within a Windows client server network.


  • Free onsite parking
  • Ideal for IT Grads with experience
  • Immediate start
  • Duration until June 2019


Laura Kearney laura@abacus.jobs 02890313157

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Laura Kearney

Laura Kearney

Business Services Temporaries Recruitment Consultant

028 9031 3157

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