Liverpool, Merseyside
Dependent on Location and Experience
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Contract Type: Fixed Term 12 months (with the possibility of extension)


Hours: Full time, 35 hours a week


Location: Can be based in any UK Trust office (Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, London etc) 


Joining a growing development team, reporting to the Senior Head of Digital Technology, the Senior Developer will play a vital role in building our innovative digital products. Working closely with the Innovation team, testers and product owners,the Senior Developer will ensure that both his own code and the code of their developers is of high quality and fit-for purpose.



The core aim of the Digital Products team is to provide users internal and external to the Trust with the software they need to work as effectively as possible.Improving user satisfaction and reliability of our software is critical if we are to achieve the objectives of the Trust. The Senior Developer will work to ensure timely delivery of high-quality solutions.



The digital teams appreciate the value of Agile product delivery and the Senior Developer should be comfortable in this environment while providing coaching and guidance to members of their team. In practice, this means building products, working closely with other members of the digital products team, solving problems, peer reviewing code and writing unit tests where required.



A degree in computer science or other related field coupled with proven experience of working in similar digital product environments. A good working knowledge of HTML/CSS JavaScript (jQuery) Ajax and LAMP stack.



About The Prince's Trust


We are a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome!


We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years.  Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper.  We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world.  We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.


The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince's Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.


To apply for this vacancy please go to our website and complete the online application.  To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince's Trust Behavioural Framework.





We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you

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Posted on: 15 October 2019
Closed date: 03 November 2019
Job ref: 9209
Tags: IT, Senior Management

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