Technology Clinic Support Northern Ireland

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Northern Ireland
Posted
30 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Ref
11481
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Type of opportunity - Technology

Opportunity - 11481

 

Do you have a passion for helping people discover the unlimited possibilities that technology can bring?

Would you like to open up a world of opportunities for blind and partially sighted people in your local community by training them to use technology? Join our local technology team helping people with sight loss get the most out of technology.

 

Region - Northern Ireland

Where based - On Site

Additional location information

Clinics will take place in three different locations

Belfast-Victoria House 15-17 Gloucester Street Coleraine-37 Abbey St Coleraine Londonderry-Embassy Building (First floor) 3 Strand Road

 

What you will be doing?

  • Support people with IT development
  • New technology training
  • Assistive Technology Training
  • Delivering support to blind and partially sighted people attending technology drop in clinics

The role will be within office hours Monday to Friday 9-5 but within this it will be a set day on a regular basis (for example once a month initially).

 

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Good communication skills
  • Patient approach to training
  • Natural tech user

 

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Work with a variety of people
  • New experiences and skills
  • Work with people with sight loss

 

What support will be given?

  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Regular updates
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Training as appropriate
  • Support from Volunteers and Staff

 

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed?

4 hours per week

 

Criminal Record Check Information

This role requires an enhanced criminal record check

 

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.

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