Front End Developer

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Type: permanent (Full-time)

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Front End Developer

Job overview

Here at NHS Business Services Authority, we have a growing digital agenda and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Frontend Developer to join our Digital, Data and Technology Directorate.

As a Frontend Developer, you will be at the heart of accessible and responsive design for a variety of user interfaces. You will be knowledgeable about accessibility to ensure our interfaces are WCAG 2.2 Level AA compliant.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has a passion for design, an eye for detail and excellent communication skills. You will have experience of working with HTML5, CSS3, JS ES6+ and templating languages such as Nunjucks and Thymeleaf in a professional environment.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate and deliver on exciting projects that will make a real difference. You will work closely with stakeholders, forming a deep understanding of customer and organisational requirements.

What do we offer? 

· 27 days leave (increasing with length of service) plus 8 bank holidays  · Flexible working (we are happy to discuss options such as compressed hours)  · Flexi time  · Hybrid working model (we are currently working largely remotely)  · Career development   · Active wellbeing and inclusion networks  · Excellent pension  · NHS Car lease scheme  · Access to a wide range of benefits and high street discounts! 

## Main duties of the job You will translate prototype solutions and business and functional requirements into production quality HTML5/CSS3, while meeting NHSBSA development standards and industry best practices, such as mobile first, Search Engine Optimization and progressive enhancement. You will create responsive web pages that work across a range of devices, browsers and screen sizes and will be responsible for the identification, investigation and resolution of software faults occurring within applications. You will have experience working with web pages for accessibility using browser plugins (Axe, Wave, Google lighthouse) and assistive technologies such as screen readers (JAWS, NVDA or Mac VoiceOver) and speech recognition software (Dragon or VoiceControl) and writing WCAG 2.2 Level AA compliant HTML. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team and support a culture focused on customer needs. You will deliver first-rate user interfaces in a timely manner and within budget. You will contribute to the delivery of interface designs that meet web standards, adhering to government and NHS design patterns. You will be able to effectively communicate technical aspects of Frontend development to non-technical colleagues and collaborate with internal and external business owners, and other designers, developers and relevant stakeholders, to optimise user interfaces within business and technical constraints.

Working for our organisation

Here at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), what we do matters.  

 We manage the NHS Pension scheme, process prescription payments and much more. Our services are used by NHS organisations, contractors and the public: we take pride in being part of something so meaningful, that touches millions of lives.  

 Just as we design our services around the needs of our customers, we place our people at the heart of our organisation. That’s why when you join us, you’ll be empowered and given the right support to help your career grow.  

 As one of the UK’s Best Big Companies to work for, we’re all connected to our values: Collaborative, Adventurous, Reliable and Energetic. We care about our people, our purpose, and your progress.  

We strive to offer a fantastic colleague experience, where every voice is heard, and every colleague is supported and respected. Wellbeing, diversity and inclusion is at the centre of this, so when you join us, you can connect with our Lived Experience Networks who help us to bring our authentic selves to work.  

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and circumstances. We are committed and proud to be a flexible employer and will endeavour to offer a working pattern that suits you wherever possible, whether that be hybrid working, flexible hours, job sharing and more.  

 Ready to join us on our journey to be a catalyst for better health? Apply today and see where the NHSBSA can take you.  

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