Job Title: Hardware Engineer

Location: Bolton

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: £25,000 per annum


About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Hardware Engineer to join our team at the Bolton Office. You'll be joining a new team with hands on responsibility for building and repairing laptops and desktops used in more than 200 locations across the UK. The successful post holder will be  responsible for making sure all new starters have the equipment they need on the day they start as well as managing the replacement and repair of equipment when it stops working. The Hardware Engineer will help colleagues with remote diagnostics and when that doesn't work, you'll coordinate a replacement and/or repair.


Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate will be very customer focussed, always using user-friendly words for the most complex of technical issues. A willingness to learn is vital for this role as you seek continuous improvement on your practical skills and you'll have a passion for helping children and willing to go the extra mile. The successful post holder will also have demonstrable experience of laptop and desktop repairs, as well as imaging and configuration of hardware devices. 

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high quality foster care and special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care, National Fostering Group and Options Autism.


Why work for us?

  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Pension
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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