Salary: £20,779 pro rata
Hours: 10 hours per week
Responsible to: Project Manager
Location: Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre
Term: 2 years from 1st November 2017
URPotential are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who can work with management, partners and colleagues to develop and deliver the ReachIT Lancashire Building Better Opportunities Digital Inclusion project to people at risk of social exclusion, and help them
move towards employment.
Key responsibilities of the role are to recruit, train and support a team of volunteer Digital Champions and Digital Buddies , who will provide additional training and support to those at risk of social exclusion to achieve positive outcomes. The successful applicant will be responsible for
assisting the implementation of the ReachIT Project across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.
This post is jointly funded by Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund, this post has a start date of 1st November 2017 until December 2019.
URPotential CIC is one of the thematic partners for the ReachIT Digital Inclusion Project funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund.
This is an exciting two year project, led by WEA, in collaboration with a number of community partners, to engage with and support people at risk of social exclusion and help them move towards employment in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.
URPotential provides research and consultancy, accredited training and volunteering opportunities to young people, adults, families and the community and targeted youthwork. We work with young people, families, communities and organisations developing capacity across the North West through training and accreditation. We are an accredited centre for a number of awarding bodies including: AQA, Open Awards, ABC as well as Mentoring and Befriending Foundation.
The nature of the post will require travel across the area. A full driving licence, appropriate insurance cover and use of a car is essential.
Application packs can be obtained by email: [email protected] or telephone: 01253 344398
Closing date for completed applications: Monday 30th October at 12 noon with interviews being held on Wednesday 1st November