Old name, new purpose: why we’ve gone back to RNID


Full Stack Developer

  • Location: remote
  • Salary: £48,000.00 – £58,000.00 per annum
  • Hours: 35
  • Contract type: permanent
  • Application deadline: 26 January 2022
  • Interview Dates: TBC

Who we are

We’re the UK’s largest deaf charity making life fully inclusive for deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus. Together, we campaign for an inclusive society. We connect people to practical advice and pioneer new treatments.

As a full-stack developer in the Digital and Innovation capability, you will be joining a team who:

  • Design, build and iterate services and products, but are not limited to digital
  • Work on discoveries, prototypes and continuous improvements that span the charity
  • Translate and join up user and organisational needs into the end-to-end design and delivery of valuable services, no matter the channel

Whilst we are one team with a shared purpose, you will work iteratively across cross-functional Scrum teams made up of people from across the charity to bring impactful and meaningful work to life.

Our full-stack developer designs, runs and improves software that meets user needs. You will be responsible for writing clean, secure code following a test-driven approach. You create code that is open by default and easy for others to reuse.

What you will be doing

You will:

  • build accessible software with a focus on what users need from our service and how they’ll use it
  • advise on the technical feasibility of designs
  • write, adapt, maintain and support code
  • continually improve the service with new tools and techniques
  • solve technical problems

Upcoming priorities of the team

We work in the open, so you can see the latest version of our digital roadmap at www.rnid.org.uk/roadmap

Our commitment to diversity

We are committed to supporting our staff including making reasonable adjustments.  If you require support to apply for or fulfil the requirements of this role, please inform us so we can discuss the options with you.

Your Purpose                                                

You operate as a competent professional under the direction of the Product and Delivery Lead. You use your experience in development to help deliver the organisation’s objectives, working collaboratively with colleagues across the charity. Working within an Agile framework, you apply your expertise to ensure our services and products meet the needs of users.

Your Role

You perform a variety of complex technical work activities in a variety of contexts. You are responsible for writing clean, secure code following a test-driven approach. You create code that is open by default and easy for others to reuse. You define, analyse, plan, forecast, measure, maintain and improve all aspects of the availability of services. You maintain the security, confidentiality and integrity of systems through compliance with relevant legislation and regulations. You design, implement and operate controls and management strategies to allow this. You use modern standards approach throughout automation and testing. You apply technical knowledge and experience to create or design workable prototypes, both programs and physical outputs. You maintain and support services. You apply the needs of our users in your work. 


You have a thorough understanding of your professional area and how it fits within the business. You select the appropriate methods, tools and applications, communicate fluently and are able to present complex technical information to a non-technical audience. You keep up to date with developments in your technical or professional area of expertise. You are responsible and take initiative for their own personal development.


Technical knowledge in areas such as client-side components, server-side languages, web application frameworks and database management systems

Experience with version control systems, and a thorough understanding of the architecture of web applications and web security and encryption

What we can offer you

  • 28 days annual leave plus all bank holidays
  • 2 wellbeing days to use when
  • Maternity, paternity and adoption entitlements
  • Sickness benefit entitlement from day 1
  • Fully remote working with no core hours
  • £20 remote working allowance
  • Quarterly staff conferences
  • Employee assistance programme that provides counselling sessions
  • Pension scheme with 4% employer contribution