Title IT Apprentice (Job Ref: 143)
Salary In line with National Minimum Wage
Location Penrith
Job Information


Inspira is the leading Organisation delivering Personal Development and Career Management for Young People and Adults in the North West.

Inspira is currently recruiting an IT Apprentice working in our busy IT department from our Head Office in Penrith.  The successful candidate will support the existing IT team while learning valuable work-place skills and gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a motivation to work in IT to gain a wide range of skills and experiences.

In return, we offer a dynamic and supportive working environment with opportunities for continued professional development to work across multiple contracts. Excellent benefits include; 26 days annual leave, rising each year to a maximum of 33 days; Enhanced sick pay; Enhanced pension contributions; Life assurance cover; Access to counselling service; Access to medical health plan and the opportunity to work flexibly across home and office locations.

The successful candidate will primarily be required to provide an efficient and professional support service for Inspira to facilitate the effective operation of the Charity’s services and projects through its ICT systems.  In addition, there will be opportunity to:

  • Support, develop, maintain and document all relevant hardware information systems including servers, workstations, and printers.
  • Support, develop,  maintain  and  document  the  local  and  wide  area  networks  operated  within the Charity including remote access facilities.
  • Support, develop,  maintain  and  document  all  relevant  software  based    Including operating systems, databases, and reporting software.
  • Develop new and enhance ICT systems and processes.
  • Monitor operational performance via key performance indicators and other targets.


Successful candidates will have:

  • Minimum GCSE grade C or 4/5 in Maths, English and a Computing related subject (Expected or Achieved);
  • Knowledge and/or an interest in Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
  • Good communication skills;
  • An understanding good customer service;
  • A willingness to learn;


Can you embrace our values and BE Bold, Relevant and Resilient. If so, we would love to hear from you! To apply select ‘Apply Here’ or send your CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, along with a completed Applicant Equality Monitoring Questionnaire (below) outlining your suitability for the role to hr@inspira.org.uk

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. If you require a copy of our job documents in a more accessible format or are struggling to complete the application form due to a disability, please contact us via hr@inspira.org.uk or 01931 711300.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

Applicant Equality Monitoring Questionnaire

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