Senior WordPress Engineer UK Hybrid

Start Date February 22, 2024


Senior WordPress Engineer

The Client: A leading user-centred digital agency specializing in web accessibility, with a rich history of working with the NHS and wider public sectors to deliver exceptional public services.

Role Overview: The client seeks a Senior WordPress Engineer to take a leadership role in the development and execution of WordPress projects. This position requires a minimum of 4 years of experience in WordPress engineering, with a comprehensive understanding of both front-end and back-end development. The role is remote, allowing candidates to be based anywhere in the UK.


  • Lead the planning and development of enterprise-level projects for the NHS and other public sectors, ensuring web accessibility standards are met.
  • Collaborate with clients, providing critical feedback and expert guidance throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Blend expertise in PHP and modern JavaScript to create robust, accessible websites and applications.


  • At least 4 years of experience in a WordPress engineering role, with a proven track record of developing projects from the ground up.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP and modern JavaScript in a WordPress context.
  • Previous experience in a senior position and working in the public sector is highly favourable.


  • Competitive salary and generous benefits package including pension, flexible hours, and a wellbeing allowance.
  • Opportunities for professional development with a personal learning allowance and coaching programme.
  • Remote-first working with the option to use the Leeds city centre studio.

WordPress Engineer

The Client: A multidisciplinary team known for its expertise in designing accessible digital services that align with the Government Service Standard, offering a range of services from accessibility training to consultancy.

Role Overview: The client is in search of a WordPress Engineer with at least 2 years of experience to join their development team. This role involves a mix of front-end and back-end development tasks in a WordPress context. This is a remote role open to candidates across the UK.


  • Develop and support the planning of projects, features, functionality, and logic for enterprise-level projects.
  • Work collaboratively within a team to meet project deadlines and standards.
  • Ensure projects are compliant with web accessibility standards.


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in WordPress development.
  • Strong understanding of PHP and modern JavaScript specific to WordPress.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a remote team.


  • Flexible working arrangements to support wellbeing and personal commitments.
  • A generous personal learning and development allowance and other professional growth opportunities.


The Client: Committed to creating and running great public services, the client values unique skills and perspectives brought by freelancers for project-specific collaborations.

Opportunities: The client welcomes freelancers who are willing to work with the wider team for the duration of a project and can bring unique and interesting skills to the table.

Location & Package: Remote-first business model with a competitive engagement package. Opportunities for in-person meetups and participation in company events.

Applicants should be prepared for a selection process that includes informal calls and structured interviews. The client values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer, emphasizing the importance of a background check for successful applicants.

Required skills

WordPress Javascript PHP

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