As a Digital Champion you’ll support the change to a digital culture and promote channel shift to digital options. You’ll be working with council staff and elected Members, providing support for digital skills development. You’ll also plan and deliver group sessions to coach, teach and train residents to develop their digital skills. This involves building strong and effective working relationships with those working on the digital inclusion agenda across a number of different organisations.
What you’ll need
To join us you’ll need a relevant level 5 qualification. You will also have significant experience in coaching, mentoring and training members of the public and staff. Working as part of a team of digital champions and individually, you will have experience of developing digital training material, delivering and evaluating training. You will be digitally confident and adept with a strong knowledge of the digital inclusion agenda.
With strong communication, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills you will have the ability to deal with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and be required to deliver one to one and group support, to enable tenants to develop their digital skills for the future.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. We prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. We’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader,or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have received Investors in People (Gold) status for how we lead, support and develop people. We would like you to be part of our success and help us to take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.