Scottish Prison Service

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Scottish Prison Service SPS College/Hybrid
Jul 12, 2022
Full time
IT Training Manager Salary: £32,185 - £40,288 per annum Location: SPS College (Polmont) An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Scottish Prison Service as we recruit for an IT Training Manager to support the development and delivery of IT training for all levels in the organisation. The post holder will work with multiple stakeholders across the organisation and beyond, to support the delivery of a new digital strategy underpinned by the principles of blended learning. As IT Training Manager, you will oversee guidance, demonstrations and training provided to staff on the use of the digital technologies required in teaching, learning and assessment. Working closely with Learning and Development Managers and Theme Leads, you will create engaging online materials, courses and programmes. Throughout your time in post, you will participate in ongoing research into the digital landscape, developments, and training practices. Whilst you will be based at the Scottish Prison Service College, this role is open to hybrid working, allowing you to split your time between office working, and working at home, subject to business and operational requirements being met. We would welcome a conversation with the successful candidates on what hybrid working may look like for you. If you have the following, we would like to hear from you: SCQF Level 8, or equivalent, in a relevant subject (such as Learning and Development, Digital Learning, Information Technology) or professional qualification with relevant formal training. Strong IT skills, including an understanding of the use of Virtual Learning Environments to design online learning Experience of providing specialist advice and information relating to technology-enabled learning Ability to communicate to a variety of stakeholders with different levels of technological knowledge to ensure a mutual understanding Experience in the training and development of others in Microsoft Office 365 applications including Microsoft Teams and SharePoint. Experience of designing and delivering quality assured training materials using blended learning approaches. Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise, forward plan, manage competing demands and work under pressure to ensure outputs are delivered   Benefits on offer include (but are not limited to): An attractive Civil Service Pension Hybrid working policy Ongoing professional development Opportunity for progression Annual Leave – 34days rising to 42days Sick Pay Discounts on High Street stores, supermarkets and restaurants through our partners at Blue Light Card, Edenred and Civil Service Sports Council For further information on this exciting opportunity, including full job description, person specification, assessment process and to apply for this vacancy please visit   Closing date: 5 August 2022
Scottish Prison Service Edinburgh, UK
Jan 20, 2021
Full time
The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is an Agency of the Scottish Government, working in partnership with organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors to deliver safe and secure custodial services that empower offenders to take responsibility and to fulfil their potential. We employ over 4500 people in a diverse range of professions across our 13 prisons, the SPS College, Central Stores and our Headquarters in Edinburgh where this post is based.  We are looking for a Network Specialist to join our growing IT team on a permanent basis. As a subject matter expert, you will be part of our highly skilled technical team that develops and supports the critical infrastructure that powers our 13 prisons, SPS College, Central Stores and Headquarters. You will play an integral role in exciting infrastructure projects, and corporate applications using the latest windows and virtualisation technologies, Network technologies, and deploy leading-edge services across our Scotland-wide estate.   If you have the following, we would like to hear from you: Minimum of an undergraduate Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent qualification), or equivalent technology training in Network Support/Design. Experience of working with network security and security controls, for example CCNP security. Experience of Cisco technology (for example: Catalyst ISR, ASR, ASA, AnyConnect, Firepower, UCS, MDS). General Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems experience. Sound knowledge of Information and Communications Technology solutions. Good planning and organising, problem solving and decision making and communication and interpersonal skills. Benefits on offer include (but are not limited to): Attractive Pension (Civil Service) Supportive towards candidates attaining Industry Recognised Qualifications Specialist Training Annual Leave - 37 days rising to 42 days Employee Savings scheme, including Cycle to Work Employee Assistance Programme Sick Pay All successful applicants are required to undertake Police Security Check (SC) vetting (NPPV level 3) security clearance and must have been a resident within the UK for the last 5 years.  For further information on this exciting opportunity, including full job description, person specification, assessment process and to apply for this vacancy please visit .   Closing date: 2nd February 2021 at 12noon