PHP Developer - Kitchen Door Workshop


Closing date: 09/01/2018

Job Description:

PHP Developer £28,000 - £31,500 plus generous benefits package.

Kitchen Door Workshop is located in Uckfield, which benefits from good public transport links both by rail and bus, and is within easy commuting distance of Brighton, Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells and Haywards Heath. There is ample free, on-site parking and we are just a short walk from Uckfield town centre.

Our open plan offices are comfortable, bright, modern and are fully air conditioned.

Kitchen Door Workshop has a positive and friendly culture where all our team are encouraged to achieve their full potential, not only through a programme of continuous development, but also by being given the opportunity to volunteer for local community projects.

As well as offering a generous basic salary, you will also enjoy a structured pay scale which increases annually over 5 years, plus an inflation linked increase. Furthermore, you will also enjoy 33 days annual leave, plus an excellent private healthcare plan and a cash plan to help cover day to day healthcare expenses such as dental and eye care costs.

Having begun as a family owned business in 1996 we are now working towards employee ownership which will enable all our team to play an active role in the future success of the business and to share in the financial rewards that this brings via a profit sharing scheme.

Skills Range:

The role:

You will help maintain and expand our successful eCommerce system, which is based on PHP MVC framework, CodeIgniter. You will have a lively interest in new technologies, as well as offering constructive ideas and initiatives on how to improve current systems. This is an ideal opportunity for a PHP developer to take the next step in their career, and to join us to help deliver the continued growth of our business.

Person Specification:

The candidate:

We’re looking for someone with a firm grasp of PHP, particularly within an MVC framework, Codeigniter being a real plus. A good knowledge of some front end skills would be advantageous, HTML5, CSS3 jQuery, and Boostrap being the main focus.

A good working experience with MySQL database queries is a must.

Our current development team manage their workflow over Github, so a working knowledge would be useful, but isn’t essential.

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: £28,000-£31,500
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:


A competitive package made up of a basic a salary of £28,000 pa, with a rising pay scale to £31,500.
25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays ie 33 days in total.
A private health scheme with Vitality Health, including a range of health benefits.
A non-contributory cash plan to help with day to day health expenses.
A profit share scheme when under employee ownership.
A scheme to allow up to five additional paid days off per year for voluntary work in the community.
You will be working in newly refurbished offices with free onsite parking and within walking distance of Uckfield town centre with its bus and railway links.
Ongoing product and vocational training will be provided and tailored to your individual requirements.
It is our philosophy to develop and promote employees from within to become our future team leaders and managers.


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