RSPB • Flexible in UK

Junior Developer - Flexible in UK

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £23939 - £31795 per annum

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

The RSPB has always been here to save nature - from our origins as a campaign to end the use of feather in women's hats right through to our present-day ground breaking research, saving species from extinction, protecting some of wildlife's finest sites in the UK and beyond and engaging millions of people in the wonders of wildlife. We've been successful because we've always adapted. We've never stood still. We have and continue to evolve.

Your role in saving nature

The RSPB’s digital estate is vital to our mission to give nature a home – from rallying people together to speak up for nature, to inspiring a love of wildlife, to raising the income that pays for our conservation work in the UK and around the world.

We are looking for a Junior Developer with a growing list of skills and an abundance of enthusiasm and drive to grow within the Technology Design and Delivery team. You will work both individually and collectively to support new and existing platforms Developing your capabilities and experience to work effectively on a variety of tactical and strategic projects.

You will need to communicate effectively with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders, demonstrating initiative with a positive and proactive attitude. Demonstrate an aptitude to turn business requirements into innovative solutions and a desire to engage with the teams to problem solve technical roadblocks.

We expect you to already have a solid foundation in a range of technical languages and skills that will enable you to take on challenges with support and grow your experience. Through structured mentoring, we want to nurture your confidence to experiment with unfamiliar technologies. You will need to contribute to dynamic technical teams working in high frequency delivery cycles based on agile principles.

We are looking for a Junior Developer with a growing list of skills which could include


• working both individually and collectively to support new and existing platforms Developing your capabilities and experience to work effectively on a variety of tactical and strategic projects.
• Communication skills which are effective with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders,
• Demonstration of initiatives with a positive and proactive attitude.
• Aptitude to turn business requirements into innovative solutions and a desire to engage with the teams to problem solve technical roadblocks.
We expect you to already have a solid foundation in a range of technical languages and skills that will enable you to take on challenges with support and grow your experience. Through structured mentoring, we want to nurture your confidence to experiment with unfamiliar technologies. You will need to contribute to dynamic technical teams working in high frequency delivery cycles based on agile principles.

The Technology Design and Delivery Team use with a range of technologies and platforms and are always looking to develop solutions in the most suitable for each project. You may be working with a range of these including .NET Core, JavaScript, Angular, Node, NPM, Storybook and Chromatic.

Benefits:

· To be a part of the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations, and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves

· 34 days of annual leave includes bank holidays

· Employee volunteer day with charity or organisation of choice

· Up to 4 weeks Sabbatical opportunities after 5 years of service

· Live Assurance

· Pension

· Toil and Flexible Working.

As part of the Technology Design and Delivery team this is an exciting opportunity to help shape our digital landscape. We support a healthy work life balance and full remote working to help save nature through people.

This is a Permanent, Full-Time role. We are looking to conduct interviews for this position asap. For further information please contact Jolyan.Turrall@rspb.org.uk

As part of this application you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete a short form. If you wish to provide a cover letter with your application, please include this at the end of your CV document upload.

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Before applying for this role, we recommend reading through the candidate guidance notes attached to the top of this advert.

Please note that we are actively recruiting for this vacancy,and reserve the right to close once sufficient applications have been received.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options RSPB provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure RSPB is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at RSPB

Company employees

2400

Gender diversity (male:female)

41:59

Office locations

Across all 4 UK Countries
What employees are saying

I feel the RSPB is very flexible and this is reflected through the Line Management chain - I know I have the flexibility on a daily basis to start early / finish late, if something crops up at home - I am very satisfied :)

RSPB Employee

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