Digital Hubs Devices Handler Role - Open 360

19 June 2024


Why not be the first to succeed in this brand new role as part of an ongoing project to help people in the Halton communities.

• Do you have a passion for helping people
•Do you have a digital mindset
•Are you enthusiastic and caring about digital devices

You can grow and develop your skills whilst setting up yourself in contributing towards Open 360's mission to digitally include more people in Halton.

Job Details

Location: Widnes and Runcorn
Salary: £12 per hour
Hours of work: 6 hours per week
Fixed two year term until 2026

About Open 360
Open 360  are a grass-roots ‘learning’ organisation that does not drive the agenda but develops all group-activities through continual collaboration with former/prospective participants. Their mission has been to co-design and deliver simple, effective and accessible community engagement and well-being projects to improve the lives and opportunities of vulnerable, marginalised and isolated people of all ages, backgrounds and needs within the most deprived neighbourhoods of Widnes and Runcorn.

Since 2012 they have been managing, delivering and evaluating community-based people-development projects. They focus on ‘connecting people through digital’ with flexible projects with specific content aimed at addressing the growing problem of digital inequality/data. These form of a series of basic self-contained activities forming a flexible ‘wrap-around’ package designed to meet the widest possible individual circumstances, needs and learning abilities, with effective holistic, person-centred delivery-model where each individual matters.

Open 360 is a contemporary organisation, they run a policy of supplying equal opportunities in all aspects of work including recruitment, induction, health and safety, training, and progression, whatever the colour, race, religion, belief, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability of a member of staff.

About the role

•To co-ordinate the daily set-up, operation and open-accessibility of a community-based, digital inclusion learning hub forming three linked venues across Halton (two in Runcorn and one in Widnes),
•Including the essential allocation and setting-up of multiple digital learning devices for usage at all ability levels.
•You will manage transferring laptops, tablets, printers, IT peripherals (including data), projectors and screens with all the required cabling and power accessories from the Digital Hub and delivery centre to two other locations.
•You will have to set up multiple workstations at the two venues away from the Digital Hub and Delivery Centre as required and designated (via venue/room plan) by Project Manager or an Open 360 Director
• The role requires you to have a full, clean UK driving licence. Having access to a vehicle for the role travelling in between Runcorn and Widnes venues two days a week is essential.

Safeguarding statement and pre-employment checks
Open 360, work with vulnerable adults and are fully committed to ensuring their safeguarding and welfare at all times, in line with their Safeguarding Policy and Procedures. All staff will be expected to follow the policy and procedures.

Applying for the role

For an application form, job description and person specification please access the link below:

Closing Date: midday on Friday 26th July at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place week beginning 5th August.

Applications to be e-mailed to

Please note CVs will not be accepted
This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund