Front End Developer at DWP, London/Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (London, UK)
  • Feb 07, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Front End Developer (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 6 Months     

Contracting Authority: DWP

Location: Hybrid Working (London or Manchester office twice a week)


The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions, and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department, it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers. As such, we operate on a scale that is almost unmatched anywhere in Europe and most people in Britain come into contact with us at some point in their lives.

Working with DWP, you will be helping us to drive our priorities to:

  • Run an effective welfare system that enables people to achieve financial independence by providing assistance and guidance into employment
  • Increase saving for, and security in later life
  • Create a fair and affordable welfare system which improves the life chances of children
  • Deliver outstanding services to our customers and claimants
  • Deliver efficiently: transform the way we deliver our services to reduce costs and increase productivity



As a Front-End Developer your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Responsible for building accessible and performant interfaces across multiple devices and browsers.
  • Responsible for Integrating into Back-end services, working with cross-functional teams to ensure services are built to high standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the design and implementation of services is consistent, both internally and with the rest of wider UK government services.
  • Responsible for seeing the bigger picture within which the service operates to help define and maintain standards.
  • Responsible for Identifying and understanding technical and business constraints, and responsible for work within them whilst contributing back to existing government frameworks.
  • Responsible for undertaking training to upskill on Front-end development techniques, methods and tools to further develop knowledge and skills.



You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • JavaScript experience
  • NodeJS