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IT Developer

Band 7

Main area
Administrative Services
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
430-CORP540A
Site
IT Applications (Dept)
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/05/2022 23:59
Interview date
10/06/2022

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

 

Job overview

Senior IT Developer - Department IT

Band  7   pro rata if part-time

Hours: 37.5 per week, all MKUH roles will be considered for flexible working

We are looking for someone to work in the IT Development Team to support the expansion of our electronic patient record system eCARE across a range of departments in the Hospital, at the forefront of driving the digital first agenda, aiming for HIMSS levels 6 and 7 in the next few years. The role will focus on the development of cloud-hosted technology that will support the work involved in digitising a range of paper-based processes still in use across the Hospital.

We are looking for someone who is a team player, handles technical concepts easily, has excellent organisational skills and can demonstrate an ability to work constructively with a wide range of staff and key stakeholders.  Experience working at NHS Trusts that use Cerner Millennium as their patient record system is desirable.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the provision of specialist IT technical services to the Trust. Develop and maintain applications and databases that may require the use of complex programming tools.

Working for our organisation

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Development:
Requires a very good working knowledge of object oriented programming and must be fully conversant and have practical development experience using the standard toolsets available to the development team.

The post holder will be expected to develop applications which may involve the use of various development tools and may require complex algorithms and database designs. The post holder will need to understand and must be able to implement efficient data structures and optimise data search and retrieval methods.

 

Please refer to the Job Description for further details. 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Degree with OOP programming content (or equivalent qualification / relevant experience)
  • Evidence of continuious personal development
Desirable criteria
  • Courses or qualifications taken within previous roles or personal time that have a relevance to the position.

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in a programming / development role using C#, MVC, .NET core, Angular or JavaScript for a reasonable amount of time.
  • Good understanding of current IT standards, capabilities and developments in SQL, OOP, Cloud services (Azure).
  • Hands on expertise in a broad range of systems acquired through in-depth experience or theory based learning
  • Experience on being a member of a development team
Desirable criteria
  • Experience on being a member of a project team
  • Can provide examples of previous achievements or completed goals within their previous positions.

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Very good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Very good OOP skills, specifically in C#, Angular, MVC, .NET core, JavaScript
  • Very good MS SQL Skills
  • Very good understanding of HTML,XML,CSS,JavaScript
  • Plan and organize multiple complex activities so that tasks are effectively prioritized and communicated accordingly
  • High standard of written and verbal communication
  • Commitment to continuous professional development personally
  • Must be able to plan and organize their own workload along with the workload of junior development staff based on changing priorities
  • Good keyboard and data entry skills

Personal and people development

Essential criteria
  • Self-motivated and able to work to tight deadlines with a flexible approach to work
  • Able to form good working relationships with staff in the Trust and partner organisations
  • Willing to develop own skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to motivate staff
  • Has previous experience of mentoring team members

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical staff
  • Ability to communicate to both clinical and non-clinical staff at all levels throughout the organization
  • Has previous experience of team presentations or demonstrations to non-technical staff

Specific requirements

Essential criteria
  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoHSJ Best places to workDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodArmed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Robert Holloway
Job title
Integration Manager
Email address
robert.holloway@mkuh.nhs.uk