Sos CreativityBolton

Software Development Technician Apprentice

£9,000.00 - £11,000.00 - Annually


Digital, IT and Computing
Start: 22 February 2022
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Why We Need You

Estio Training and SOS Creativity are looking for an apprentice Website Developer to join our friendly and hard-working team as soon as possible. We are looking for a committed, trustworthy, enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude, dedicated and willingness to work hard, sometimes under high production pressure to undergo a level 3 and or level 4 apprenticeship.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

• Build websites, prototypes and applications using WordPress and other latest technologies.

• Providing timely solutions to reported problems with existing websites.

• Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice.

• Self-motivated, goal oriented and able to work in a team environment as well as on your own.

 • Paying meticulous attention to details at all times.

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with all levels and departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal basis.

• Willingness to learn and self-improve to maintain productivity by staying plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.

• Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.

• Create websites by using Word Press and PHP.

• Integrate data from various back-end services and databases

• Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs

• Create and maintain software documentation

• Cooperate with designers to match visual design intent


At SOS Creativity, we place our customers in the centre of everything we do. We're a trustworthy, reliable and efficient agency who specialise in helping our clients grow through their online presence.

Backed with a team of young, experienced, dynamic individuals, we're able to help companies in the financial services and consumer retail sector grow by 20% in 6 months through their online presence by providing astounding service in addition to our marketing and website development services.

Internally, our ethos is to support each other while delivering tangible business results in a professional, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.


  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 (including English Language and maths) or equivalent/predicted
  • Self-motivated
  • Good time management skills
  • Organised, friendly and approachable
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic and professional attitude
  • Passion for IT
  • Knowledge using Wordpress & SEO would be beneficial

Additional Requirements:

  • PHP Coding Experience
  • SEO Knowledge
  • CPanel or similar server experience
  • CSS experience
  • Knowledge of RESTful API’s (desired)

Compulsory Requirements:

  • Hobbyist Coder/Developer spending time in PHP and Word Press.
  • Some knowledge or experience of building WordPress CMS websites using the best practice,
  • WordPress themes and Plugins.
  • Understand the meaning and benefits of responsive websites.
  • Some knowledge or experience of applying brand identity to pre-existing designs,
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Logical Problem-Solving Abilities.
    • Ability to work on own initiative or collaboratively as part of a team


Address: 5, St. Georges Square, Bolton - BL1 2HB
Phone Number: 01133500333

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