Trainee Systems Developer - IT

Location: CAP, Jubilee Mill, North Street, Bradford, BD1 4EW

Hours: 37.5 per week

Context: The technology team are an essential part of CAP’s support services, trusted to enable CAP's critical, poverty-busting work for our UK head office, our national network of partner churches and our international operations. Our role is to develop strategic solutions that respond to the changing needs of CAP and seize the opportunities offered by the rapidly evolving technological landscape. Once systems are in use we provide ongoing development and generous support and training of CAP’s head office staff and wider user community.

Role: The aim of the trainee systems developer is to reach a level of proficiency in software development where you can help develop and maintain bespoke internal web applications to support the work of CAP’s head office and frontline teams. From the outset you will be working in our fast-paced development team on systems that support our debt counselling work and our other services.This role would be suitable for someone with limited or no experience of working as an IT professional, but who has a natural aptitude for problem solving and logical thinking, and shows the potential to develop the relevant skills and abilities, and thrive in a development team environment.

Person: We are an adaptable team operating in a fast-changing environment, who love technology and helping people do their jobs. We are dedicated and hardworking, fuelled by cake, biscuits and cups of tea.

Starting salary: £17,918.00

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2020

Start date: ASAP

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For further information, please contact the HR and Staff Development team on 01274 760720 (option 6) or email

Information on genuine occupational requirements

You are advised to submit your completed application form via email as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered. We reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date where we have a high response rate.

All adults working in, or on behalf of the CAP have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults. This includes: A responsibility to ensure a safe environment in which CAP Services can be delivered. Identify children and adults where there may be safeguarding concerns and to follow the CAP Safeguarding Policy in addressing any concerns appropriately.

Please note that we are unable to consider applicants who do not presently have permission to work in the UK.

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