Digital Developer - Adur and Worthing Councils


Closing date: 26/02/2019

Adur and Worthing Councils

Job Description:

“ Adur & Worthing Councils, extraordinary change has been happening in the last few months. It’s not only revolutionizing the way the council approaches its dealings with citizens, but also hints at the role a digitally-empowered local authority could play in the future of local service provision”

“Adur and Worthing Councils Digital team, led by Director for Digital & Resources Paul Brewer, were announced winners of the SOCITM Digital Innovation Award”

“Last night ‘Going Local’ won in the not-for-profit category at the annual Computing Digital Technology Leaders awards”

This is what the press are saying about us, but why not come and find out for yourself. This vacancy presents a fantastic opportunity for the right person to be part of one of the most creative and forward thinking public sector organisations.

Adur and Worthing Councils are seeking a talented Digital Developer to join our Digital and Design team in Worthing. Our innovative team deliver and support digital applications and services and are looking for a team player with appropriate skills, behaviours and competencies. You will help to build up our digital support resource pool, at a time of increasing focus around customer self-service and online service delivery.

You will be able to make appropriate risk-based decisions within your sphere of expertise to identify and deliver solutions in development and support activities, bringing exceptional value to the organisation.

In return, you will be offered a salary with incremental progression based on performance, local government pension and a generous leave entitlement.

There is a potential to obtain a qualification through an apprenticeship in this role. Job share applications will be considered.

If this sounds the role for you, please review our job description and person spec and apply online today.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

Skills Range:

We are seeking a blend of technical capability across a spectrum of applications support and development, including MS Access and SQL database (design and maintenance) and system administration across a variety of applications including cash receipting and finance integrations.

Technology is however only part of what we do. We also have a desire to provide excellent customer service. To this end you will work within agreed service operating models, underpinned by appropriate project management (Agile and PRINCE2) and ITILv3 IT service management best practices, supporting an ethos of continual service improvement.

Person Specification:

Please follow the link for the Person Specification.


Key Area: Programming/Development 15-1131.00Programming/Development
Salary: £29,055 - £33,136 per annum
Attendance: Full-Time

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