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Junior PHP Developer

Employer
Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
Location
Reading
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
Are you the PHP developer the NHS in Berkshire is looking for? Are you ready for a change and a challenge? If so, we want to hear from you.

SHaRON - Support, Help and Recovery / Resources On-Line Network (SHaRON) is the only digital peer-to-peer support platform in the NHS.

SHaRON supports services users with a variety of mental health issues in Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and other NHS Trusts in the UK.

Due to expansion of the programme, we are looking for a PHP developer to join our team.

This is a full time post supporting home working with an expectation of attending face to face team meetings based in Reading.

Main duties of the job

  • Support the Senior Software Developer in the provision, planning, development, implementation and management of software applications and therapeutic system, across Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and many external NHS Trusts across the wider NHS.
  • Deputies for the Senior Software Developer(s), as required and be able to speak and contribute on their behalf.
  • The post holder will work within the SHaRON team (Support, Hope and Recovery / Resources On-Line Network) developing complex software and applications to the highest standards. Technologies employed to deliver these solutions include Ubuntu Server, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), Zend framework, and XML using common IDE's such as NetBeans, and GIT.
  • Solutions must be of the highest quality and capable of supporting Berkshire Healthcare and multiple organisations across the UK, for whom we deliver digital solutions.
  • Working closely with clients, in-house designers and other experienced developers we have a collaborative approach to projects, and you will be part of a highly motivated and focused team working together to see projects through to delivery, on time and within budget.
  • You will liaise with customers and strive to deliver the highest levels of service.
  • The post holder reports to the Senior Software Developer and is responsible for designing and building effective and efficient software systems.


About us

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated 'outstanding' by the CQC, we're committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you'll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme including electric vehicles
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities, the environment and armed forces community to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave
  • Free parking across Trust sites

If you share our values and would like to come and work for us, please submit your application as soon as possible as we'll occasionally close roles early that have a high number of applications.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The must haves for this
  • Worked in a professional PHP, LAMP development role.
  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in information architecture, MVC design patterns & frameworks, web development, object-oriented programming, database design & development, and testing.
  • Extensive knowledge of Ubuntu Server, OOP PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery, MooTools), Zend framework, and XML using common IDE's such as PhpStorm / NetBeans, and GIT.
  • Educated to degree level in a subject relevant to the post.

  • For further information about the role, please see attached job description and person specification. We strongly encourage you to review how you meet the criteria in the person specification and write about this point-by-point in your supporting statement for the best chance of being shortlisted. For further application tips see the help with your application document attached once you click apply.

    If youre someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, you belong at Berkshire Healthcare!

    We welcome a conversation about flexibility and any other questions you may have. Please dont hesitate to call: Jade Haines SHaRON Senior Project Manager on 07867800976 or Jade.Haines@berkshire.nhs.uk wholl be delighted to help.

    We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

    Person Specification

    Education/Qualifications/Training

    Essential

    • Educated to degree level in a subject relevant to the post.
    • LAMP Qualification
    • Evidence of personal and professional development


    Previous Experience

    Essential

    • Significant experience of working in a professional PHP, LAMP development role.
    • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in information architecture, MVC design patterns & frameworks, web development, object-oriented programming, database design & development, and testing.


    Desirable

    • Experience in NHS Mental Health and Community Health businesses.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Essential

    • Worked in a professional web development role.
    • Extensive knowledge of Ubuntu Server, OOP, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery, MooTools), Zend framework, and XML using common IDE's such as PhpStorm / NetBeans, and GIT
    • Proficient in core Office 365 apps.
    • Ability to build and maintain key relationships with key stakeholders.


    Desirable

    • Knowledge of Asana


    Additional Requirements

    Essential

    • Ability to travel to multiple sites.
    • Interpersonal and Information Analysis skills, self-motivated team player.
    • Ability to work to deadlines whilst under pressure.
    • Logical and methodical approach to working.
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Evidence of bot operational and strategic thinking, planning and action.


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

    Address

    57-59 Bath Road

    Reading

    RG30 2BA

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    371-CS144

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