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Junior PHP Developer | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 11 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 11 July 2024
Location: Reading, RG30 2BA
Company: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6386788/371-CS144


Are you thePHPdeveloper the NHS in Berkshire is looking for? Are you ready for a change and a challenge? Ifso,we wantto 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.

SHaRONsupports 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 aPHPdeveloper to join our team.

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

• 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), asrequiredand be able to speak and contribute on their behalf.  

• The post holder will work within theSHaRONteam (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), Zendframework, andXML using common IDE's such as NetBeans, and GIT. 

• Solutions must be of the highest quality and capable of supporting Berkshire Healthcare and multipleorganisationsacross the UK, for whom we deliver digital solutions. 

• Working closely with clients, in-housedesignersand 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 andis responsible fordesigning and building effective and efficient software systems. 

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.

The “must haves” for this

1. Worked in a professional PHP, LAMP development role.

1. Extensive knowledge and hands-onexperience in information architecture, MVC design patterns & frameworks, web development,object-oriented programming,database design& development, andtesting. 

1. Extensive knowledge of Ubuntu Server, OOPPHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery,MooTools), Zend framework, and XML using common IDE's such asPhpStorm/ NetBeans, and GIT. 

1. 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 thecriteria in theperson specificationand write about thispoint-by-pointin your supporting statementfor the best chance of being shortlisted.For further application tips – see thehelp with your applicationdocument attachedonce you click apply.

If you’re 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 don’t hesitate to call: Jade Haines SHaRON Senior Project Manageron07867800976 orJade.Haines@berkshire.nhs.ukwho’llbe 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.

This advert closes on Thursday 27 Jun 2024

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