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Software Developer

Derby, UK
Salary 45000 null
Closing date
7 Dec 2021
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Join us as a Software Developer with Cygnet Healthcare (Junior-Mid Level)

(Coventry (Preferred) & London - Full-time, 6 months assignment initially with a high potential to go permanent with CS)



About Cygnet Healthcare:

Cygnet Health Care was originally founded in 1988. Since then, we have developed a wide range of services for individuals suffering from a variety of mental health problems.


We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the individuals in our care.

Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10 000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 83% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.


We have over 30 years’ experience in providing specialist mental health treatment, rehabilitation and support in service user focused environments that provide evidenced, quality health care in national and regional care pathways. We’re proud of genuinely leading in service user involvement and being focused on proven clinical outcomes driven by the extensive therapeutic programmes in all of our hospitals.


And as part of the UHS family of health care services, Cygnet Health Care continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of service users, their families and carers and those who commission our services.


About Capita:

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance, and other private sector organisations.


We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever – and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.



The role will offer support and guidance from the wider team and senior developers and as well as assisting them with the requirements.

There is a project that the successful post-holder will be working on straight away and will have full autonomy as they will be the only developer, so they are looking for a self-starter, who has experience working in smaller teams.



· Understand client requirements and how they translate in application features

· Collaborate with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications

· Design creative prototypes according to specifications

· Write high quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines

· Perform unit and integration testing before launch

· Conduct functional and non-functional testing

· Troubleshoot and debug applications

· Evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features

· Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code



Essential Criteria:

· Proven experience as application developer (Junior-Mid Level)

· Experience in designing and building applications

· Ability to program in c# and

· In-depth knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools

· Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles.

· A team player with excellent communication skills

· Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability

· Great attention to detail and time-management skills

· Good comms as the role would require them to sit them in front of the business (Potentially in meetings and with senior mangers for support)


Desired Criteria:

  • BSc/BA in computer science or relevant field is a plus.
  • Healthcare experience would be a plus, but the skill set is the most important

· Rabbit MQ (AMQP message bus)



· Hangfire

· API Micro service architecture


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