Remote - Anywhere in the UK, Remote - Anywhere in the UK, United Kingdom
National Minimum Wage
Candidates can be anywhere in the UK as this position is suitable for remote working. This is a part time post 25 hours per week.
Job Placement Summary
Are you interested in becoming a web developer and building several fantastic websites over the next 6 months? Do you want to work with a growing, forward-thinking team? Do you get excited about making a difference in people’s lives and helping them achieve their goals and dreams? If so, this could be the opportunity for you!
In this role you will be working closely in a team of 5 other trainee web developers, a project manager and members of the sales team. You will be building and maintaining client websites under the supervision and guidance of our experienced team. From understanding our clients’ goals and dreams, through to building their websites in line with those goals, you will be part of a thriving team that makes a real difference to small businesses around the country. You will work with a project manager regarding content and timings to ensure that beautiful and intuitive websites are built for every client.
Your key tasks will be: basic website development, reviewing & adding website content, bug fixing and troubleshooting, making amendments to existing sites, keeping project managers aware of progress and ensuring that all work is completed to a high standard, to client requirements and satisfaction.
You will receive a custom training program that will teach you everything you need to succeed in this role. On top of that you will also receive weekly training and support to ensure you get the most out of your placement, and to ensure that you have the tools and skills available to move into full time work once the placement ends.
The type of person we are looking for
To be a good fit for this job, you must be the type of person who is a strong problem solver, a self-learner, keen to learn and improve.
Also, having a basic understanding of web design/development principles, a good eye for detail, understanding of basic digital design principles, and an idea of where you want to improve would position you well to get the most out of your placement.
Skills, Qualification, Experience
Using website page builders, basic understanding of HTML & CSS, basic image editing skills, understanding of responsive website development, skills of using website builders, knowledge of WordPress administration and theme/ plugin support would be beneficial BUT NOT REQUIRED
As soon as you join us you will be placed onto our fast-track learning platform by our in-house training team. There you will learn how to develop websites from start to finish. You will also be given general training on all you need to know about working in a successful and growing company, from time keeping, to using email and communicating with colleagues remotely. You will learn how to use the Google Workplace, Slack, Zoom, and many other online productivity tools. You will be working closely in a team of 5 trainee developers and throughout your placement our training team will ensure you have the tools and education needed to succeed in your role.
By the end of your 6 months, you will have been involved in building several websites. You will be trained in planning and time management by working to client deadlines. You will have completed our website building academy course. You will learn how to create an aesthetically pleasing website which serves the client’s needs and requirements and is user friendly. You will also get training in how to liaise with project managers in a way that ensures you are both work efficiently and effectively. You will receive training in our company values of passion, care, love, resourcefulness and solutions, and you will learn how to apply these to your work as a web developer. Towards the end of your six months we will give you training on how to make a CV that looks great, outlines what you have learnt, and is aimed at getting future employers’ attention. We will also provide you with interview training.
During your time with us, our dedicated training and development team will be in regular touch with you, providing online group and one-to-one meetings, as well as social activities. We will be available to oversee your training. You will be able to ask us questions. We will make sure you are clearly understanding your role and getting the right training and experience. From attendance, timekeeping and teamwork through to career advice and setting goals, we are here to give you the best start to your new career.
Join us and start your career as a web developer today.
Working Pattern and Contracted Hours
9.30 -14.30 Monday - Friday
This position is only available to candidates who are part of the government's KICKSTART scheme. In order to apply you must be aged 16-24 years, be on Universal Credit, and registered with a Work Coach at the Job Centre.
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