Front-end Developer

Front-end Developer


Fixed term contract – 12 months
£32,430 – £43,860 + benefits
Location: Hounslow (but currently remote)

We’re more than digital. We’re improving lives.

Your task is to develop and maintain accessible and intuitive web applications that fully meet the needs of our users. You’ll research and identify creative solutions, working with whichever technology available is most appropriate.

Working as part of multidisciplinary teams, you’ll help to streamline and join up digital experiences, ensuring that they are designed around users’ needs and are easy to use. You’ll ensure all developments are designed with a security-first mindset, and you will champion accessibility and usability. You’ll take part in co-design activities, working with the people who use, own and provide services as well as analysts, researchers and designers to ensure that the best possible solutions are implemented.

With proven experience in developing accessible and secure web applications, you’ll know how to managing multiple stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet their needs. Currently, our main web technologies are Jadu, SharePoint and WordPress and you will be expected to have experience in these or very similar.

In return for your skills, we can offer the chance to be part of an inclusive team, within an incredible borough. Hounslow has green spaces, unique history, cosmopolitan hubs and fantastic transport links – in short, it’s unlike anywhere else. At the heart of all this is our council, offering flexible working, career development and a whole range of generous benefits.  

Join us at the forefront of innovation and use your skills to make a positive impact.    

Although we are currently working remotely, it is important that you will be able to travel to Hounslow when required after restrictions are lifted. 

You must be eligible to work in the UK.  

Find out more

Read the role profile for further information about the role and what we’re looking for from candidates.

Key dates

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on Sunday 21st March 2021  
Interview dates (provisional): from week commencing 6th April 2021 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

How to apply

We are partnering with Penna and you’ll be redirected to their applications website where you will be asked to:

  • register your details on the site 
  • upload your CV 
  • upload your supporting statement – please explain why you are interested in this position, what attracts you to working for the London Borough of Hounslow and what you can bring to the role

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