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We pride ourselves on providing a person centred approach to any Carer who registers or is referred to us. Our experienced and friendly local team are here for you to ensure you have the support, ...

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Technology Champion

Organisation role · 1–2 hrs/month
From home
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Gloucestershire Carers Hub
#55576
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Summary

Talking about technology and offering demonstrations at online and face to face meetings or 1-2-1 sessions
Answering questions from carers about IT

Detailed description

Ability to support carers with IT issues such as setting up an email, downloading an app through to more advanced issues such as using Microsoft word. The role can be split for those who are not as confident at troubleshooting IT issues but could deliver a good basic knowledge for new users.

The ideal person for this role:  

  • Clear spoken communication skills and good people skills 
  • Good IT and Technology Knowledge 
  • Able to demonstrate and answer questions  
  • Empathy and compassion for others  
  • Confidence in communicating in person 
  • Pleasant and welcoming manner 
  • Be comfortable volunteering within a group or by yourself 
  • Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it 
  • Good timekeeping skills 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

 

We can be flexible around your existing commitments. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

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About Gloucestershire Carers Hub

We pride ourselves on providing a person centred approach to any Carer who registers or is referred to us. Our experienced and friendly local team are here for you to ensure you have the support, information and time to think about you.

If you register with the Carers Hub you will have access to free information, guidance, support, to empower you in your caring role. This could help you to meet other carers and to interact with others in a safe space.

The Carers Hub is an easily accessed service where you can gain support, feel valued and offload your worries or concerns.

What help can I get from Gloucestershire Carers Hub?

Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), from our supportive Triage team
Wellbeing support
Signposting to other services
Contingency Planning Support
Benefits and financial advice
Full carers assessments, support planning and reviews
Access to groups
Training, social gatherings and activities
Access to the Carer Aware Discount Scheme
Professional counselling service
Buddy Up
Employment support
We offer a safe space to talk about you and your caring role, we will work with you to identify how we can support you.