Learning Coordinator, Perth & Kinross Digital Skills Project

  • Full time
  • £23,917
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 9th December 2022


  • Advertised from 25th November 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term initially until 31 May 2023.
  • pension; expenses; 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays per annum (pro rata).

Role

We seek a full time (35 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead Scotland’s Perth and Kinross Digital Skills Project. This is a learning service for digitally excluded council tenants who experience barriers to digital skills and online opportunities.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

  1. Working with participants in small groups or one-to-one, with the support of volunteers and the tenants’ peer network, to provide the learning and support required to familiarise users with the devices and connectivity provided by PKC.
  2. Ensuring participants are supported to understand the potential of technology to achieve their outcomes, to build digital confidence, and to access online resources and services safely.

This post is home-based in Perth & Kinross, includes travel to learners’ homes and communities and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of digital skills, digital confidence, and adult learning. You will be confident in communicating one-to-one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers to enhance and improve their basic digital skills and cyber safety. You will be capable of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area.

Application notes

Applications from disabled people:

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

How to apply:

  1. Answer the questions in this online form. This will help us assess your approach and transferable skills for this specific role and replaces a cover letter. AND
  2. Email your CV to recruitment@lead.org.uk.

Job description and additional information available.

If you have any further queries about the role, please email recruitment@lead.org.uk

Closing Date: Noon, Friday 9th December 2022

Lead Scotland is a charity which provides learning, befriending and helpline services for disabled people and carers. Charity no. SC003949