Hours 36 full time
Contract 18 months fixed term
London Borough of Waltham Forest
The successful applicant will be as part of a multidisciplinary team to assist with identifying, specifying and developing end-to-end digital services.
Ensure delivery of a high-quality user experience, including fit for purpose systems, and high standards of access, availability, usability, usefulness and excellent standards of service
You will be studying towards a Software Developer (level 4) qualification as part of your apprenticeship. You should expect around 20% of your time to be spent on this
You will be creating end-to-end digital solutions for Waltham Forest residents and digital tools for staff to back office functions. You will need a good eye for detail to ensure delivery of a high-quality user experience, including fit for purpose systems, and high standards of access, availability, usability, usefulness and excellent standards of service.
We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about digital who are keen to learn and add to their existing design and development skills. You will learn how a digital team environment works, from start to finish. You will work as part of an Agile team and participate in Scrum meetings and sprints.
This is an incredible opportunity to learn the fundamental skills necessary to start a career in digital. Training is provided by highly skilled professionals who will equip you with the knowledge and experience to fast track your way to becoming a digital professional. Everything you learn during the training sessions will be absolutely current and directly applicable to your work.
In the workplace you will have a designated Mentor, an experienced individual who will be responsible for your learning at work. Group training will also be provided with other apprentices.
We are looking for Digital Apprentices; who enjoys working with customers, running workshops and supporting the building of products such a website. You must be passionate about digital, self-motivated, determined to learn and develop new skills and driven to succeed.
The Digital team at Waltham Forest are supportive and inclusive. You will get the opportunity to work with colleagues who have a wide range of experience of working on websites in both the public and private sector, and who will be only too happy to share this knowledge with you. Team lunches and quiz nights etc form part of the highly approachable nature of the Digital Team.
The team leader will mentor and support you throughout the apprenticeship. Other team members will offer their support as well. Although there will obviously be an expectation that a lot of the role will be delivering work, as an apprentice we will allow you time for personal development and learning on the job. You will be given training and support in areas that need development