IT Administrator


Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group

Working hours: 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday 9-5)
Salary: £21,200 per annum (pro rata)
Contract: Permanent
Location: Reed House, Hove


The YMCA is the largest and oldest youth charity in the world. YMCA Downlink Group need an IT Administrator to support the IT team with progressing the organisation’s 5 year IT strategy. This is an exciting new role with lots of development potential as they seek to expand staff and implement new IT strategy. They will offer on the job training and there is lots of development potential. You will be undertaking key systems administration, assisting with standard data reporting, providing basic IT training to staff and ordering IT equipment.

Top Criteria:

– Excellent IT skills (proficient at Excel, familiar with Office365)
– Passionate about IT and Data
– Keen to learn
– Excellent Communication Skills

Top Responsibilities:

– You will be logging issues, co-ordinating and processing requests for logins, system changes, keeping I.T. equipment asset register up to date
– Strong working knowledge of Excel with proactive approach to using Excel or similar tools to solve problems creatively
– Undertake system administration within major systems and support staff on their use (e.g. training, writing guides), with the opportunity to develop data analysis skills

Key Requirements:

– Successful candidate will need to have a good understanding of IT security and data protection due to the nature of the role
– Enhanced DBS
– Expected working pattern: Monday – Friday 9-5

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme.

Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered  – IT Admin – Job Description


YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They value diversity and promote inclusion, which is demonstrated through activities, as well as in policies and working practices. Reinforced by culture and values, they seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Closing Date: 6 December 2021

Interview Date: 14 December 2021

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