At Enfield we have big plans to improve our customer experience. We’re looking for a keen Front-End Web Developer to join our web team. The website is the front door to our business and key part of our digital estate. This goes further than our website; it includes web forms, optimisation of business and customer processes and helping to support the Customer Experience Strategy.
In recent years, the importance of our website has grown. More and more people now use it to find information, access Council services and make payments. We have some exciting future projects and you will need to make sure our user experience is first class and help to drive the Council’s agenda to encourage more people to transact with us online, including automation and links into back office systems.
As Front-End Web Developer you will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying the Council’s website, and other peripheral sites; bringing your best-practice insight into user experience, design, accessibility, functionality and search engine optimisation (SEO).
Reporting to the Web Manager you’ll play an active role in developing, capturing and fulfilling requests that maintains the council’s web presence and support our improvement plans by:-
Building web pages and developing forms
Developing enterprise solutions within fast-paced environments
Delivering proof of concepts and demos
Demonstrating versatility and functionality within products working closely with key stakeholders
Investigating and resolving issues with web page errors and styling issues
Using a wide range of tools and skillsets to meet the customer needs
You must have web development experience, and will experience working for a large, complex organisation, ideally local government. You’ll be a clear communicator and able to work effectively with people at all levels in the organisation.
Salary range - £43,945 - £46,711 pa
This salary includes a £10,000 market factor supplement (market supplements are reviewed annually)
There may be times when the post holder is required to be available out of hours, including weekends.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing date: Midnight on 29th September 2020
To apply, please click on the link below.
This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.
1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.
2. Your CV.
Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
If you are interested in this role and you would like an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Gavin Lennon, Web Manager by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Claire Turner on 0208 132 1024 or email@example.com.