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1st Line Support Engineer

Amelie House, Barnet, Golders Green, Greater London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type
Full Time

£25,000 + Benefits

Contract Type

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Candidates need to hold a full clean driving licence and be able to drive in a company vehicle to remote offices to perform offsite work as required. Please make sure your CV is showing driving categories you currently hold

Additionally this role involves working within our Care Homes, as such it is statutory requirement to be fully vaccinated aganinst Covid-19. if appointed you will need to provide proof of this inline with CQC guidance

The purpose of the role is to provide user support and customer service on customer supported computer applications and platforms. Troubleshoot problems and advise on the appropriate action. Assist with general duties and tasks provided by IT department. 

What you will be doing:

  • Receiving customer phone calls, log, prioritise, allocate and resolve Service Desk/Remote Managed Service alerts/calls by or support request from end users.
  • Supporting  with the customer, the problem reported and, by questioning, collect information and guide the customer through suitable diagnostic procedures to determine the source of the problem if possible.
  • Having identified the problem, to research, isolate, resolve or follow-up routine customer problems, referring more complex problems to the Senor Engineers within the department or other technical support staff.
  • Handling and processing all calls in line with the defined Service Level Agreements, and current Customer Service procedure.
  • Effectively utilising all Service Desk/Remote Management tools, reference materials, the internet, and other resources including other department staff to aid problem research & resolution.
  • Liaising with software & hardware vendors, our service partners and third party companies to obtain product information, resolve technical issues, or request service from them relating to logged calls.
  • Keeping the end user advised as to progress of their call and the appropriate action that will be taken to resolve their issue. To promptly update, progress & chase calls on the Service Desk logging system, throughout the duration of a call to reflect current status and provide pro-active feedback to the customer, (Internal or External) and escalate to the Senior Engineer any issues arising from this activity.
  • Building, configure and deploy new desktops, laptops, mobile devices and peripherals, and to assist in all desktop moves and changes.
  • Assisting  in the efficient systems administration by regularly updating internal documentation, asset management system & order database
  • Working as a team with the Senior engineers on projects when appropriate.
  • Assisting in the definition new working practices, processes and service enhancements within the team and ensure these are effectively implemented.
  • Escalating all service issues, problem practices, “gripes” or complaints to your Manager
  • Being flexible to cover shifts rota requirements as required by Team Leader onsite.
  • Staying current with system information, changes and updates

What you will need:

  • A relevant technical qualification (Desirable)
  • Microsoft Windows 10, Office 2016 & Office 365 good troubleshooting skills and understanding of the operating system & software packages
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook skills
  • Basic understanding of networking including switches, routers, firewalls, access points, and telephony
  • Basic Microsoft Server skills including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, file shares etc
  • Basic Exchange, SharePoint, Office 365 and cabling knowledge (desirable)
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • An organised self-starter, with good time management skills.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills
  • Full clean UK driving licence 



In line with government guidance, we will be asking all candidates to confirm if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths.

Why you'll love working with us

No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
About us

Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.

We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.

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