To get connected to your Bitcoin shared node, once your status is showing <ready> and <synced> click on <connect> link from the action menu (bottom right) or from the choices on the top bar
Download the Electrum package and platform, and install.
Run Electrum and setup your Electrum Network.
If you already have an Electrum wallet, this will launch your Electrum transaction dashboard. If you do not yet have a wallet the set up the wizard will help you create one in a few easy steps.
The wizard will walk you through the creation of the wallet, setting up a seed and password, and then will launch the wallet where you can send, receive Bitcoin and view transaction history,
On subsequent visits, you will be taken straight to your wallet.