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Senior Application Developer

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom £38,890 - £44,503
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Senior Application Developer

Job Reference: 304-A-20-97774

Employer: Department: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Location: Birmingham Salary: £38,890 - £44,503

"Defined by our people"

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe's largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is "To Build Healthier Lives".

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

University Hospitals Birmingham is one of the largest NHS Trusts in England with teaching hospitals at multiple sites, with over 20,000 dedicated staff providing a full range of services and has and long history of innovation in IT system at local, regional and national scale.

We are looking for self-motivated, pro-active, positive-minded application developers with strong desire to help the NHS deliver world-class services using modern technology to improve the healthcare and outcomes for our patients.

Successful candidates will be placed into a growing technical team within the award winning Health Informatics department, and working closely with the Research and Innovation hub on a range of transformational projects. We are looking for senior staff with multiple years' experience with a proven track record of designing, implementing and supporting high-quality web application solutions using Microsoft stack technologies including, .net framework, C#, Entity Framework, HTML, Javascript, JQuery, CSS, JSON, XML, and SQL Server, and mentoring and managing junior staff where appropriate. Knowledge of NHS data and processes would be advantageous, along with technologies such as OpenEHR, HL7, Team Foundation Services and JIRA, but this is not essential and training will be provided.

The role will include liaising with our customers, project managers, business analysists, testers and technical managers who will support you to deliver your best work as part of an enjoyable and inclusive process. The role will have an assigned office space but is highly likely include periods of remote working.

This role is fixed term for 12 months due to funding.

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc. will be given.

Internal applicants who are interested in accessing professional support for interview preparation should read the attached Aspire document.

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