Hackney Council Apprentice

Developer Apprentice L4

Location: London
Job type: Apprenticeship (18 months)
Salary: £23,628


London Borough Of Hackney Council is a consumer services government office in London.

This is an apprenticeship within the Digital Design team or Development team. The Digital Design team are responsible for designing and implementing new digital services – making it easy for residents to access the Council’s services online. The Development team is responsible for development of integrations between the Council’s systems. This is a critical part of enabling the Council to provide high quality digital services.

A typical day

  • Design programs and program modifications from supplied specifications, using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well engineered result
  • Create and amend programs in accordance with the design.
  • Plan, design and conduct tests of programs; correct errors and re-test to achieve an error-free result
  • Design applications using templates and tools to specify user/system interfaces
  • Assist on design of components of larger systems.
  • Assist with the specification of user/system interfaces and prototypes/procedures
  • Assist with planning, arranging and facilitating meetings and workshops

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)
  • Three months’ prior coding experience

Skills needed

Problem solving

– Works under routine direction
– Works without frequent reference to others

– Interacts with and may influence immediate colleagues
– May have some external contact with users, suppliers and partners

– Performs a range of work activities in varied environments
– May contribute to routine issue resolution

Business Skills
– Understands and uses appropriate methods, tools and applications
– Demonstrates a rational and organised approach to work
– Identifies and negotiates own development opportunities