Apprentice Software Developer

Unit 6, Duke Street, Nottingham, NG15 7HP
£150.00 per week
18 Jul 2019
10 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The role will eventually cover the whole project lifecycle including:
  • Analysis
  • System and Database Design
  • Coding
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Implementation
  • Support and Maintenance

£5.00 per hour (30 Hours per week), after 3 months you will go up to 37 hours and also a pay increase will be discussed.

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Workplace pension (on meeting entry requirements)
  • 28 days holidays including 3 for Christmas shutdown
  • Training
  • Excellent prospects to progress career
  • Great transport links with bus, train and tram stations 5 minutes away
  • Staff car parking and cycle parking available
  • Excellent working environment
  • Convenient location for shops and cafés
  • Flexible Hours

Applicants must:
  • Have a keen interest in web technologies and software development
  • Be organised
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be confident
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Have developed a website in their own time
  • Have experience of using CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Have Computer Science qualifications

Any interest or experience of the following would be a bonus.
  • Windows Server and Architecture
  • PHP
  • SSL
  • Excel/Word
  • Microsoft Access or other databases
  • Database Design
  • Version Control Software/GitHub etc.

Applicants will be required to undergo an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Self-motivated & reliable
  • Confidence with meeting/speaking to new people and conversing with ease
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest within Software development
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grades A* to C/9-4
  • Current qualification within computer Science

Future prospects

Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full time employment.

Things to consider

Please Note:
  • Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted
  • All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance
  • Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer

On successful appointment:
  • You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave
  • This is a weekly/monthly paid post
  • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work
  • You must work with your specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability
  • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures
  • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding
  • Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled

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