Directorate: Development and Environment
Starting salary: JG6:- £25,481 per annum
Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
Closing date: Friday 23 October 2020
The Economy Team is recruiting a project coordinator for the Digital Inclusion Programme. Digital Inclusion Project is an externally funded 12-month programme aiming to target the digital divide exacerbated by Covid-19 by supporting North Somerset residents at risk of digital exclusion.
The project will support the target group with the shift to digital learning, accessing virtual employability support and equipping them to undertake jobs in the new virtual and remote working environment. It will do this by assessing the reason behind an individual’s digital exclusion and then targeting support to overcome the barrier, this could range from access to equipment or broadband, lack of relevant skills or a requirement for ongoing support with digital developments.
The Economy Team is based within the Development and Environment Directorate at North Somerset Council. It is responsible for working with local and regional partners to deliver economic projects and programmes aimed at securing North Somerset as a significant business location.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Victoria Barvenova, Principal Economic Development Officer (Employment and Skills) on 07917581710.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Friday 30 October 2020
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.