Job offered: Moodle Developer

Type: Full-time
Location: Central London

Full time, 35 hours per week

Fixed Term for 12 months

Band D, Salary, £38,800 per annum

Location, Euston, London

Close date:  5.00pm on 28th September 2018                                        

Interview date:  4th October 2018


The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is the professional membership body for family doctors in the UK and abroad. RCGP is the largest of the medical Royal Colleges and the organisation is located across 30 different sites spread across the UK and Ireland. The College has over 52,000 members and obtains an income of approximately £35m with a workforce of 250. The College also has an International element and works with around 40 countries, with members based in various countries across the world.


The overarching aim of the RCGP Enterprises trading company (RCGPE) is to generate income streams that will support the charitable purpose of the RCGP.

The Colleges Charitable purpose is: -

“To encourage, foster and maintain the highest possible standards in general practice and for that purpose to take or join with others in taking and steps consistent with the charitable nature of that object which may assist towards the attainment of that object”

As a separate legal entity, the activity of the trading company is governed by an elected board that delegates the day to day activity of the trading company to the Managing Director, Enterprises.

As part of our Continuing Professional Development strategy, we deliver training and education via a popular and highly-regarded eLearning programme of updates, courses and resources with a rapidly growing user base and range of content.


We are now looking to recruit one Moodle Web Developer in the first instance on a fixed term contract, with the intention of extending to a permanent role if deemed necessary. The successful candidate will work alongside one Senior Web Developer. The main focus of the role will be to provide support for the maintenance, development and upgrade of the RCGP eLearning platform. There will be opportunity to develop web applications and enhance existing functionality.


The successful candidate will be educated to HND or Degree level and hold a recognised Web or software development related qualification/diploma.  Proven experience in maintaining websites and developing the Moodle framework is essential. We are looking for someone with the ability to develop PHP database (MySQL) driven applications and with experience in coding clean, well-structured X/HTML, CSS and Javascript. Working knowledge of Composer, Git and APIs would be advantageous.


Candidates will possess excellent written, verbal communication, Microsoft Office skills and meticulous attention to detail. You will have a high degree of self-motivation, proven time management skills and the ability to prioritise and deliver high quality work within tight deadlines. You will also have a proven ability develop sound working relationships with colleagues from a range of backgrounds and levels of seniority, and have the willingness to learn new skills and work within a changing environment. 



The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.


To apply please upload your CV and cover letter via the RCGP careers page,



RCGP Enterprises is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


~ Great doctors great care ~

Entry added by Damian Bardiger - 14 Sep 2018
Last updated - 14 Sep 2018