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Regional Digital Inclusion Coordinator

Posted: 14 Nov 2019 Closes: 19 Nov 2019
Home Based
Fixed term & Full time leonard-cheshire/04966

Full time, 35 hours per week.

This is a fixed term contract until December 2020 (this is due to a funding review process, but we are working towards ensuring that funding continues beyond this)

This role involves a considerable amount of travel therefore applicants should be willing to travel to the areas highlighted on this map. (South West England)The darker patch shows areas that you should be able to travel to on a weekly basis (1-2 locations per week)The lighter patch shows your whole region. You should be able to travel to areas outside the darker patch once a month or once every two months depending on need.

The locations on the map are subject to changes and frequency of travel can be flexible.

This role will be home based in the region you are applying to with extensive travel within the region.

Leonard Cheshire  is recruiting for a Regional Digital Inclusion Coordinator in the South West of England to support the delivery of our digital inclusion programme.

The role will oversee all digital inclusion work in a defined region to ensure that more disabled people are able to experience the benefits of getting online and being digitally included.

The programme gives disabled people access to computers to develop their skills and interests and supports a number of accessible IT suites and provides disabled people access to IT equipment in their homes.

The role will work closely with partners, volunteers and other stakeholders within a region providing them with advice, guidance and support to enable them to be more confident in supporting disabled people to use IT and get online. This also includes working directly with disabled people delivering one-on-one and group sessions and providing tailored support to enable them to reach their full potential.

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.  We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities.  This is an exciting time to join us as we launch our new brand and grow our reach across communities.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

What we offer

  • Fair and competitive pay rates
  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

 

 

 

Leonard Cheshire

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