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Self-advocacy Support Worker across Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Self-advocacy Support Worker to join KeyRing in North Yorkshire. 

The post is home-based, working across the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale area and may be expected to attend occasional meetings at the Regional Offices and Partnership Board and other meetings across North Yorkshire.

This is a permanent part-time post of 17.5 hours per week. The salary is £8.35 per hour.

KeyRing has pioneered a unique approach to support, focussing on the skills and abilities of people said to have learning difficulties/disabilities and or autism. Inspired by those we work with, together we help people build the life they want, and strengthen the communities in which we are placed. We are applying this approach to supporting self-advocates in North Yorkshire

KeyRing is a charitable company supporting around 1000 vulnerable adults across England and Wales.

Overall job purpose:

To support people with a learning disability to be involved in the work and plans of the North Yorkshire Learning Disability Partnership Board (NYLDPB), the Local Area Group, agreed Self Advocates forums, the Health, Task Groups and agreed consultations. Priority will be given to local work and local plans.

The Self Advocacy Support Worker (SASW) is expected to be a self-starter capable of both taking the initiative and working closely with colleagues. The post-holder will need to display a “can do” approach in line with the organisation’s values. KeyRing emphasises a team approach to work

Responsibilities include:

  • Support and facilitate the meaningful involvement of people with a learning disability in the planning and work of the NYLDPB, the LAG, Self Advocate Forums and Task Groups and agreed consultations. 
  • Work/liaise with other agencies including voluntary organisations, statutory agencies, families and providers as necessary to facilitate the attendance of people with learning disabilities at meeting and events. 
  • Work within the boundaries of the role and refer to other agencies as appropriate with the person’s consent
  • Provide performance information as required
  • Provide monitoring information to the Manager, the collaborative Steering Group and annually to the NYLDPB via the Annual Report. 
  • Attend training and maintain professional development
  • Adhere to all of KeyRing’s policies and procedures
  • Undertake any other task commensurate with the role.

 The Self-advocacy Support Worker will enable people with learning disabilities to: 

  • Express relevant views in their role as a member of the NYLDPB, Local Area Group (LAG), relevant task groups and/or forum and in agreed consultations.
  • Understand and discuss papers/ notes in preparation for meetings, to prepare questions/comments and to discuss points after the meetings.
  • Access the NYLDPB website as necessary.
  • Have access to information in relevant accessible formats and  promote this to relevant parties
  • To attend meetings which are held in an accessible manner and location and to promote this to relevant parties 
  • Facilitate support to be involved in agreed meetings, training and workshops including professional development relevant to the role
  • Facilitate support to undertake related tasks which are in addition to their job role. This may include Co-Chair of the LAG
  • Access relevant support to balance workload and maintain wellbeing while participating in their role as a member of any of the above groups
  • Recognise potential conflicts of interest between KeyRing’s advocacy role and its role as a provider of services. Discuss any issues of this kind with line manager.

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.12 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Karen Murray at karen.murray@keyring.org or on 07833309693 

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to apply online or click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org 

 

 

Community Enabler in North Warwickshire

We currently a new vacancy for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing, in North Warwickshire.

This is a part-time post of 20 hours per week. The salary is £8.12 per hour. The community enabler will be required to drive to see KeyRing members across North Warwickshire, therefore, a driving licence and own vehicle are essential.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently.  We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Role:

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

About You:

  • We require individuals to be flexible, enthusiastic and have a common-sense approach.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and have experience in a relevant area.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Willing to try new activities and be open to challenge
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.12 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Michelle Lloyd at michelle.lloyd@keyring.org or on 07974673154

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to apply online or click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org 

The closing date is 14 December 2018

 

Community Enabler in Sheffield

We currently a new vacancy for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing, in Sheffield.

This is a part-time post of 20 hours per week. The salary is £8.32 per hour.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently.  We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Role:

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

About You:

  • We require individuals to be flexible, enthusiastic and have a common-sense approach.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and have experience in a relevant area.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Willing to try new activities and be open to challenge
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.32 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Fidel Kom at fidel.kom@keyring.org or on 07943828695

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to apply online or click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org 

The closing date is 24 December 2018

 

 

Support Manager – Bexley, London 

Inspired by those we work with, together we support people to build the life they want and strengthen local communities. We are developing four new Community Circles Networks in Bexley with a short-term 12-week intensive support service to provide a flexible service. We are looking for a Support Manager to join us in this exciting new journey co-producing the service with the people who will be using it, encouraging peer and mutual support, volunteering and community inclusion and participation. 

The Support Manager post is open to consideration for either a full-time post of 37.5 or 30 hours per week, with a salary of £26,908.34 per annum pro rata, plus London Weighting Allowance of £3551.83 based on 37.5 hours per week pro rata. (Part-time and job share opportunities are also available, subject to negotiation). 

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently. We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self Advocacy. 

The Support Manager is responsible for establishing and developing the new Community Circles Networks and Intensive support service, the day-to-day management of KeyRing services across Bexley and the development of further services. This also includes the management of Volunteers and Community Enablers. The Support Manager has a duty to ensure that a consistently high standard of service is provided to Members and all other users. 

You will need: 

  • Experience in developing services 
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults 
  • Knowledge of support planning process 
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff and professionals 
  • Knowledge of the problems faced by vulnerable adults 
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload 
  • A strong commitment to helping people to become more independent 
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing 

Benefits: 

  • Salary of £26,908.34 per annum pro rata 
  • Plus London Weighting Allowance of £3,551.83 pro rata 
  • 30 days holiday + bank holiday 
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update 

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative Not-for-Profit Organisation. KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

For more information about the role please contact Sue Grant at sue.grant@keyring.org or on 07958482954  

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification. 

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org 

 

 

Community Enabler in Oldham

We currently a new vacancy for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing, based in Oldham in the 1-1 Service

This is a permanent part-time post of 15 hours per week. The salary is £8.12 per hour.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently.  We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Role:

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

 

About You:

  • We require individuals to be flexible, enthusiastic and have a common-sense approach.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and have experience in a relevant area.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Willing to try new activities and be open to challenge
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.12 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Donna Calverley at donna.calverley@keyring.org or on 07825426850 

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org 

 

 

Community Enabler in Oldham

We currently a new vacancy for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing, based in Oldham in the Networks Service

This is a permanent part-time post of 16 hours per week. The salary is £8.12 per hour.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently.  We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Role:

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

About You:

  • We require individuals to be flexible, enthusiastic and have a common-sense approach.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and have experience in a relevant area.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Willing to try new activities and be open to challenge
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.12 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Jane Dodgson at jane.dodgson@keyring.org or on 07415273555

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org 

 

 

Community Enabler – Northallerton

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing in Northallerton. This is a zero hours contract at a rate of £8.12 per hour with a possible 10+ hours work per week.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently in the community. We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

The post would suit someone who can offer a small number of hours such as a student, homemaker or someone who wants to play a role in their community. We are looking for someone who can drive and has the use of a car (mileage paid). Having a supportive and positive outlook is essential. Full induction, excellent support and training will be given.

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Tracy Hall at tracy.hall@keyring.org or on 07977 412 991.

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org