Digital Champion | £32,798 - £35,336
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 19/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50119137 | Directorate: Core | Service: Customer, Information and Digital Services | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)

Salary: £32,798 - £35,336  Plus laptop & phone 

Working Arrangements: Flexible inc. agile Working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  19/08/2022 at 23:59

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

  

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Digital Champion Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 19/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50119137 | Directorate: Core | Service: Customer, Information and Digital Services | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)
 

Salary: £32,798 - £35,336  Plus laptop & phone 

Working Arrangements: Flexible inc. agile Working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  19/08/2022 at 23:59

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

  

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Digital Champion Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Instagram