June PHP Programme - Street Group

Are you an experienced software engineer looking to get back to tech after a break? Perhaps you feel less confident this time around, or are coming across barriers when applying for jobs?

If so, our 4-week PHP programme in partnership with hiring partner Street Group, is the perfect avenue to get you back to a job in tech and back to feeling confident.

The best part? It’s completely free and you receive a £2,000 bursary to support with living costs.

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Are you ready to return to tech?

Key details

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Key details

Our TR4 programme is a 4-week returner programme designed for experienced software engineers who are trying to return to tech after a career break.

You’ll receive bespoke technical mentoring and career coaching from our experts during the programme. By the end of the programme, you will be ready to return to a career with our hiring partner, Street Group.

Applications close: 13th May 2024
Programme start: 3rd June 2024
Programme end: 28th June 2024

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What Street Group is looking for...

Come and have a significant and immediate impact on one of the UK’s fastest growing PropTech platforms and help us change the way people move homes in the UK. Street Group is looking for two experienced Software Engineers (PHP) - this could be in the form of either a Software Engineer (PHP) or a Senior Software Engineer (PHP).  

Check out the job descriptions below:

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Heather Staff, Co-founder at Street Group

"Building a culture of innovation, inclusion and belonging is so important to us, and something our team regularly mention as one of the best things about working here. The opportunity to partner with Tech Returners to support returners perfectly aligns with our culture and goals and we can’t wait to get started!"

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Gerry from Street Group
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Culture at Street Group

Hear from Gerry, Spectre Tech Lead on the culture at Street Group…

“You should apply here if you like a dynamic company. One of the best things about working here is how open the company is. You never feel like, you’re not involved in anything. You can take part in anything and it’s evolving and moving very fast. If you like a fast paced company, please come join us, and it’s fun!”

Questions you may have

The TR4 programme is for you if:

  • You have commercial coding experience
  • You’ve had a career break or been impacted by tech lay-off
  • You’ve been actively up-skilling yourself in the meantime
  • You’re self aware and motivated to return to tech now
  • You ask for and implement feedback to improve

Street Group offer Hybrid working, looking for employees to be in the Manchester office once per week from a commutable distance. New starters will be in the office slightly more at the beginning to ensure they receive the support required when starting a new role. For example for their first week, returners will need to be in the office every day.

Download our TR4 programme information pack for returners here. You’ll learn more about the format, hours and coaches!

Each programme is tailored to the needs of the Hiring Partner and the Returners taking part. However, we have a coaching and mentoring framework that we follow. Please see below:

Week 1: Development Analysis
Dependent on our hiring businesses needs, week 1 might focus on:

  • Understanding your strengths and areas of development through 1-2-1 call with your mentors
  • Introduction to Street Group as a company
  • Group tech project

Week 2: Personal Progression

Dependent on our hiring businesses needs, Week 2 might focus on:

  • Solo tech project
  • Presenting your career journey with confidence
  • Lightning talks from engineers from Street Group

Week 3: Interview Readiness

Dependent on our hiring businesses needs, Week 3 might focus on:

  • Tech Task preparation
  • Technical interviews
  • Understanding your value as a returner

Week 4: Career Relaunch

Dependent on our hiring businesses needs, Week 4 might focus on:

  • Group tech project
  • Group presentations
  • Mock interviews

Week 5: Final hiring partner interview
This is dependent on hiring partner preferences.

  • You need to have had a career break and be committed to returning to technology via the Tech Returners programme.
  • You will need experience of a role in commercial software engineering with hands-on coding, preferably in the Hiring Partner’s technology stack
  • You will need to take ownership and have the curiosity to work on different projects collaboratively and independently
  • You must have the permanent right to work in the UK

Once you’ve applied, you’ll enter our pool of returners. We will review your application and if we think your tech stack and experience is right for the programme and the roles at Street Group, you’ll progress to the next stage: “Your Motivations”.

Here we learn more about why you want to return now and why Street Group are the company you’d like to work for. If suitable, we will have a short “Introduction Call” with our Career and Mindset Lead, Mili Velikova. The last stage is your “Final Interview” with our CTO, James Heggs and Mili. If successful, you start the TR4 programme and your entry back to tech begins!

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Change your future today

We know it may have been a while since you’ve been in tech, but guess what? It’s never too late to reignite your passion and dive back into the amazing world of technology! Apply today using the form below. If you have any questions, get in touch – we’re here to provide the support you need to succeed.

Apply now!