Digital Champions Network

Frequently Asked Questions

You can sign up as a Digital Champion by completing the expression of interest form. We will send you future information on receiving your submission.

There is no expectation. This role has been uniquely designed to be flexible. 

All we ask is that you are active at least twice within 12 months to keep your account live. 

A lot of our Digital Champions join our network to gain access to our courses and resources to support and complement the work they are already doing in the community, in the workplace or with friends and family. 

If this is you, there is no need to take on extra activities above and beyond what you're already doing. 

Yes. Due to the nature of our work every digital champion is required to have a DBS check. 

No. UNfortunately, regardless of whether you already have a DBS, you will required to complete a new DBS with us. 

You may be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check where you have agreed to work directly with clients identified by Digital Kent / Kent County Council. 

Sometimes, an Enhanced DBS check might be carried out after carrying out a Basic DBS check. This is because the nature of your role has changed in such a way that an Enhanced DBS is required. 

There are a number of reasons to get involved in our Digital Champion Network. This includes gaining new skills, gaining access to CPD courses and resources and being part of a county-wide network. 

Find out more.

Once you have submitted an expression of interest - you will be sent login details to gain access to the platform. Once logged in you are encouraged to change your password for security reasons. 

Access the Digital Champion Network platform.

Once you've signed up as a Digital Champion you will gain access to our platform. You can log your activity directly on here. 

You can also download the web app on your smartphone which will make recording activity a lot easier and meaning you can log on the go.

We want to find a good balance with our communication. Lookout for our monthly newsletter and our bi-weekly bulletin which will give you a list of opportunities you can get involved in as a Digital Champion. If you consent, you will be added to the network's Microsoft Teams channel.

If you are on our network and you want to have a chat with one of the team directly for support, you can: