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Updated 22nd February 2021

Are you looking for a Change in Career or to gain valuable experience in the field of Social Care/Social Work? Look no further and apply today to join our friendly team at Dudley Lodge!

No experience or qualifications are required as we provide a thorough induction and ongoing training and coaching. We are committed to developing your knowledge base and skills and financially support all new staff to undertake the NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Residential, where needed. There are great opportunities for career progression at Dudley Lodge!

Our shift patterns allow our staff to avoid the morning rush and school run traffic, making the commute to the centre’s a lot calmer and quicker. Staff are shown appreciation throughout the year with a full events and activities calendar, and the opportunity to receive additional allowances to their salary at the end of each year.


We are currently recruiting for:

 IT Support Technician

Job Title: IT Support Technician

Grade: Scale point 20 - 25 (£22,709 - £26,479)

Hours: 18.75 hours per week - Flexible working arrangements


Our successful safeguarding charity currently has a new opportunity for a professional and experienced individual to fill the part-time IT Support Technician's role. The IT Support Technician will be the primary contact for staff experiencing an IT, computer or printer/scanning issues.

An external IT company will remain responsible for our cloud infrastructure.

As an IT Support Technician, you'll be maintaining the computer systems and networks within our centres in a technical support and training role. If any issues or changes are required, such as adding/removing users from the system, forgotten passwords, network or printer problems, you will be the first person employees will come to. You will be required to offer training to individuals and small groups of staff concerning the use of Microsoft 365 products.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to join an established and thriving organisation looking to expand our safeguarding and parent support services.

For more details regarding duties and responsibilities please see below:

IT Support Technician Job Description & Person Specification

Closing Date: Sunday 28th February 2021

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

If you wish to apply for the position of IT Support Technician, please download the application form below:

Application Form

Dudley Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are 'protected' and so are not subject to disclosure and should not be taken into account. Further information about this can be found on the DBS website or at Nacro. 
This post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Nacro's Filtering Process Flowchart (DBS Vetting)