Connecting Carers Project Worker

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Full time
Application deadline: 
Friday, 30 October, 2020 - 17:00
Fixed Salary
Per Annum
Durham County Carers Support

FULL-TIME Post - 35 hours per week - 1 year fixed term contract

We are looking for a special person who has an excellent all-round knowledge of using a wide range of I.T equipment including smart phones, laptops, tablets etc to access everything from information, training, meetings, form filling etc.  They will need to be able to support a wide range of Carers including first time users to looking to improve skills through one to one interactions, group training sessions, telephone advice and other means. They will also train up and support digital champion volunteers to work one to one, support online groups and training sessions.

The aim of this post is to equip unpaid family Carers with the skills, confidence and equipment to use digital means to communicate and access training and information to support their caring role.

You will have the ability to research solutions to Carers challenges through using appropriate equipment and accessing the internet. 

You will produce simple 'how to' guides to support people with accessing and improving digital solutions in a step by step format

You will be skill in delivering online and face to face training and support to individuals with all abilities in a wide range of digital and online formats.

Closing date for applicaitons is Friday 30th October.  Only candidates invited to interview will be notified.

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