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Digital Skills Tutor

Location - Amelie House, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type - Part Time

Salary - £22,298

Hours per week - 30

Contract Type - Permanent

Closing Date - 30/06/2022

In the digital age, technology presents great opportunities to enhance social connections, increase participation in society and in the cultural life of the community.

The Digital Skills Tutor will provide coordination of Jewish Care Explore, outreach and front-line training services to our community members. 

What you will be doing:

  • Conducting research amongst older and disabled customers to ensure the service meets their needs
  • Planning and developing a core syllabus, and remote/online learning programmes
  • Recruit and train volunteers to deliver programmes  
  • Planning and developing, train the trainers, volunteer outreach, skills assessment programmes
  • Monitoring customer’s progress
  • Adapting the ICT training program to meet the needs of the outreach program
  • Creating links and partnerships with other organisations that can provide services and support that Jewish Care cannot. For example, training in specialist technologies, such as screen readers or switch devices.
  • Specifying and purchasing any new hardware and software required.

What we are looking for:

  • A competent and enthusiastic ICT user, confident in using PCs, as well as tablets/mobile devices including commonly used applications such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Dropbox, Skype, and Facetime
  • Experience of providing training to older and disabled people or experience of developing and delivering activities for older and disabled people
  • Experience of assessing skills and progress throughout the learning journey
  • Experience of managing people, either staff, volunteers, or both
  • Knowledgeable of digital technology, to transform older and disabled people’s lives
  • Knowledgeable of current developments in ICT and particularly applications to facilitate engagement and communication for older and disabled people 
  • Ability to develop training resources and tutorials that meet a wide range of needs, and that consider different learning styles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate positively to people from a range of backgrounds and communities, motivating and empathising with them
  • A passion for inclusion and a commitment to the inclusion of older and disabled people in all aspects of life
About us -

Jewish Care is the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, we touch the lives of 10,000 people.   We provide services to a range of people including:

  • Older people
  • People with Mental Health needs
  • Holocaust survivors
  • People living with Dementia
  • People who care for others who have a variety of needs- e.g., mental health, older people, people with disabilities
  • People with MS, Parkinsons, strokes and those who are visually impaired
  • People who are bereaved and those recently separated

Our five values are at the heart of the way we work. They drive how we act as individuals and as an organisation and shape our culture. We value Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Inclusivity

Why Jewish Care?

We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment.  These include:

  • Competitive rates of pay which are reviewed annually
  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Career development opportunities
  • Full access and training on our online learning management system, SkillBox
  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme phone line
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing and staff recognition initiatives
  • Free DBS check where the role requires
  • Free uniform for our Care Home workers

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK 

Our policy on COVID-19

Jewish Care work with and support a vulnerable customer and client base, as such we request that any new joiners are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will be unable to progress your application unless you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a documented medical exemption preventing you from being vaccinated.