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Hack2Work - DWP Digitals first online hackathon focuses on re-employment following the pandemic

DWP Digital delivered its first virtual hackathon earlier this month. Hack2Work brought together more than 150 people from a wide range of backgrounds to develop digital solutions focused on helping p...

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DWP Digital hackathon to help jobseekers find work

DWP Digital is hosting a virtual hackathon to explore how technology and innovation can help jobseekers find and access employment following COVID-19. This event is being held in partnership with lead...

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Free Online Coding Taster Session with DWP Digital and Code First Girls

DWP Digital has teamed up with CodeFirstGirls to deliver a free online ‘Introduction to JavaScript’ course on Thursday 20 May at 6pm. The course is open to anyone interested in taking their first step...

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The Virtual Machine Environment Replacement programme at DWP

Overview The Virtual Machine Environment Replacement (VME-R) project replaced aging legacy infrastructure necessary to enable future welfare policy changes to be implemented. This complex and intensiv...

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DWP Digital is recruiting into it's Technology Services teams

The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) digital arm, DWP Digital is continuing its recruitment drive to hire hundreds of digital specialists over the next year: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/all-digi...

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Double award success for DWP Digital’s Talent Marketing team

DWP Digital’s Talent Marketing team is celebrating a double success after winning the Gold award for Best Employer Brand at the In-house Recruitment Awards and the Best Public Sector Employer award at...

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DWP Digital are recruiting

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) digital department, DWP Digital, are looking to hire hundreds of digital specialists in roles (https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/all-digital-jobs/) including infras...

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How COVID-19 helped accelerate the UK’s biggest digital transformation

The measures to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) implemented in March 2020 led to a sudden increased demand for the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP’s) digital services. Simon McKinnon...

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DWP Digital launches apprenticeship programme

DWP Digital is launching its Digital Apprenticeship programme, with our first phase of opportunities providing up to 20 openings in software engineering. This is a valuable chance to join DWP Digital...