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Stroud District Council

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Stroud District Council
Westward Rd

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Digital Developer - temporary contract up to 12 months


Closing date: 12 Jun 2022

Interview date: TBC
Salary: £32,798 per annum
Hours: Full-time
Location: Ebley Mill
Responsible to: Systems Development Manager
Responsible for: N/A

Job summary

The Stroud District is home to both world renowned companies as well as innovative small businesses creating an exciting and diverse place to be. The Council has a vast array of services that we offer to our public, including being one of the only councils to still have its own housing stock and having range of leisure and community services to offer too. 

We have committed to an ambitious modernisation programme for the benefit of our communities and to transform the way we deliver our services; we are committed to making Stroud a better place in which to live and work and we work hard to make sure that we attract the right people in order to serve our community.  As a result, we need to expand our delivery capability within ICT. 

Purpose of the Role:

As part of a small development team within our ICT service, you will be delivering digital solutions to improve the delivery of council services across the whole organisation.

About the role:

We require an additional digital developer with at least two years experience of digital & web design and development particularly using Javascript and/or C#.

In addition to a good working knowledge of delivering user centric digital solutions from concept & design through to delivery & build you must be able to demonstrate putting internal and external users at the heart of the solution design.

Knowledge of IIS, Microsoft SQL, Progress and Oracle database connectivity, ESRI mapping tools and the Microsoft .Net development platform including Web Services, API’s or XML and Python would be an advantage.  Also, “Lowcode” or “NoCode” solutions experience, particularly the Netcall Create platform, would be helpful although non-essential as training will be provided.

Benefits of working for us:

As an employer, the Council are committed to ensuring staff have a healthy workplace and have a strong commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff. We apply a flexible approach to work with a hybrid working model available depending on job role, enabling staff to work from the office and from home depending on service delivery requirements. This role is able to work in a hybrid way.  The Council also offer flexi time.
An office building that creates an environment that is steeped in history and is in a scenic location
Exceptional pension scheme 18% Employer contribution
Salary sacrifice schemes for Cycles and Electric Vehicles
22 days holiday per year rising to 25 days after 5 years service + bank holidays + Christmas and New Year shutdown
Employee discount scheme available through CSSC
The Council value the benefits volunteering can bring to others and for wellbeing. Therefore, the Council support up to 3 days per year that staff can use to Volunteer. Learning and development opportunities
Employee wellbeing service

*We will interview candidates as and when suitable applications come through - this can be prior to the closing date.*

Our organisation is under represented by people from the BAME community and we are working hard to change that. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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