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Livewell Southwest – Innovation and technology for problem solving and efficiency (Paid placement)

Organisation name: Livewell Southwest
Placement opportunity: Innovation and technology
Location: Plymouth
Type of placement: flexible
Short summary: Livewell Southwest is a recognised provider of integrated health and social care services.  We were founded in 2011 as a pioneering, independent community interest company. This means we are a not-for-profit organisation which re-invests all revenue back into the services we provide, and the communities we serve. During the 8-12 week placement, we will work together to solve real challenges, and promote innovations that change the way we do business. You'll gain invaluable skills and experience, providing support in the various areas of your placement.

Responsibility for an ICT project which will include:

    • Meeting with users to define the scope for a new system.
    • Adopting an agile software development process to create a new IT system
    • Undertaking User Acceptance Testing
    • Providing robust documentation to enable in-house on-going support
What I am looking for: You will be guided by goals and objectives and will have responsibility to deliver on an inspiring project. We will support you throughout the placement and your manager will offer coaching and mentoring. If you are passionate about Information Technology, we would like to hear from you.

What we offer:  An opportunity to work with one of the largest social enterprises in the UK

  • Flexible working hours
  • Contribute towards an exciting project
  • Innovate and trial new technology
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Enhance your knowledge and learning
  • Work within an environment that will challenge you

What we are looking for:

  • A desire to learn and grow
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to take ownership of a project and work to time limits
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Reliable and dependable
Placement category Innovation